Zimbabwe Watch - Keen interest in Artificial Intelligence

Zimbabwe is looking to capitalise on Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions that are emerging and will roll out projects and programmes aimed at improving healthcare, education, access to finance through FinTech and agriculture. This comes after the Southern Afrikan country's government entered into an agreement with a Chinese company, CloudWalk Technology,…

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Cryptocurrency ban in Zimbabwe not stopping Golix ICO

Zimbabwe may have taken a big leap backwards when the central bank banned banks from processing cryptocurrency transactions and payments although the country‚Äôs Golix exchange for cryptocurrencies is pressing ahead with its ICO despite the ban which has sparked widespread debate on social media. Bitcoin traders and investors in…

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Zimbabwe Watch - Content creators step up to Internet opportunities

Over The Top (OTT) services are increasingly becoming the new battlefront for Zimbabwe's telecommunications companies as the country starts issuing broadcasting licences for webcasting, Voice on Demand and content distribution at a time when startups in digital media are recording rising viewership numbers. These developments are expected to take competition…

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Zimbabwe Watch - Technology innovators cash in but not all are happy

Innovation is the buzzword in Zimbabwe at the moment, with innovators, technology startups, and technology solutions developers increasingly being allocated resources, funding opportunities, and up-scaling prospects. However, some techprenuers are bitter with the large telecom companies for swooping on their ventures. Zimbabwe has joined other regional hubs that are fast…

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