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Monday, Sep 23rd

2% tax on electronic transactions stays says Zim govt

2% tax on electronic transactions stays says Zim govt

Officials confirm situation despite High Court ruling against the legal instrument behind levy.

Mobile money agents cash in on Zimbabwe’s cash crunch

Mobile money agents cash in on Zimbabwe's cash crunch

Premiums of up to 40% charged on balances cashed out from mobile wallets as local banks struggle to meet demand for notes and coins.

Eskom deal gives Zim telcos some respite

Eskom deal gives Zim telcos some respite

Government officials confirm development amid continued impact on telecommunications.

Did Mugabe set a precedent for ICT management in Zimbabwe?

Did Mugabe set a precedent for ICT management in Zimbabwe?

Country's former leader has died and is likely to be remembered for, among other things, his crackdown on social media freedom.

Hard-pressed Zim telcos hike data bundle tariffs

Hard-pressed Zim telcos hike data bundle tariffs

Increased operational costs, loss of value of local currency and rising inflation are key challenges.

Econet seeks share buy-back approval at AGM

Econet seeks share buy-back approval at AGM

Company secretary said the proceeds will help the company pay off its debt.

Econet Group shuts entertainment division

Econet Group shuts entertainment division

Adverse economic conditions and high price of content cited behind decision.

FinTech solution launched to assist Zimbabwe's diaspora

FinTech solution launched to assist Zimbabwe's diaspora

Educate, SympliFi in partnership to assist UK-based Zimbabweans in funding education for loved ones back home.

Zimbabwe looks to tax mobile money transfer agencies

Zimbabwe looks to tax mobile money transfer agencies

Government says cash-in cash-out facility being used to conduct illegal foreign currency deals.

EcoCash mobilises bureau de change services

EcoCash mobilises bureau de change service

Foreign currency component linked to mobile transfer platform.

Beleaguered Zim telcos scramble to keep the lights on

Beleaguered Zim telcos scramble to keep the lights on

Companies demand tariff increases be approved as business leaders implement continuity plans.