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Zimbabwe Shuts Down Mobile Money Services Following Agency Abuse

Mobile money services are a big part of financial systems in many African states, having been pioneered by Safaricom’s M-PESA. The convenience of accessing...
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Zimbabwe High Court Orders Government To Restore Internet Access

Today, the High Court of Zimbabwe has ordered that the government restore full Internet in the country. This is days after Internet access was...

Zimbabweans are Turning to Telegram After Internet Ban

Zimbabwe recently decided to ban Internet access to its citizens and this was confirmed by the owner of the largest telecommunications company in the...
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Econet Founder Confirms Zimbabwe’s Internet Ban

Econet's founder, Strive Masiyiwa seemingly confirmed that his company, Econet Wireless had been ordered to suspend Internet services in the country to their consumers. Econet...
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Zimbabwe Puts a Thou-Shalt-Not Order on All Cryptocurrency Activities

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has issued a circular to banking institutions effectively banning all cryptocurrency activities in the country. The government's institution cites...
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Zimbabwean Cryptocurrency Exchange User Accounts Compromised (Updated)

Golix, a Zimbabwean cryptocurrency exchange platform that is said to be processing about $1 million per month, has disclosed a breach into their some...
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Reports Suggest WhatsApp Has Been Banned in Zimbabwe

Social media use is common nowadays but authorities all over the world have been blocking access to these platforms of late around the world...

Tecno Expands its Operations to Zimbabwe, Goes Head to Head with GTel

Tecno, the mobile phone brand by company Tecno Mobile, is expanding into the Southern Africa nation of Zimbabwe. Tecno is already a household name...

$2,500 Gold-plated HTC Smartphone Goes on Sale to Raise Money for Cecil the Lion’s “Kingdom”

Early this ending week, the world was stunned by news of the gruesome killing of one of Africa's most famous animals, Cecil the Lion,...

Zimbabwean Teenager Locked Up After Posting ‘Mugabe is Dead’ on Facebook

Gumisai Manduwa was charged and detained for 2 nights after he allgedly insulted Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe over the social media. Mugabe has long...

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