Zimbabwe

Total 45 Posts

A look at Zimbabwe´s first WhatsApp drama series

With Jabu´s Homecoming, Ben Mahaka is improvising with social media technology in the hope of capturing international investment into Zimbabwe´s film industry on terms that are favorable to local needs.

Mobile money restrictions in Zimbabwe are bad for financial inclusion

Despite the compelling value proposition that mobile money offers, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe recently placed significant regulatory restrictions on its operations. The regulator said mobile money services were fuelling illegal foreign currency exchange.

Tech Hub Harare has announced the first cohort of Zimbabwean startups for its 2020 Incubator program

Tech Hub Harare has selected 8 startups to join its first startup incubator program in Zimbabwe.

How apps like WhatsApp are changing Zimbabwe’s talk radio

Apps like WhatsApp have become so pervasive and immersed in our everyday lives that many more people can now easily communicate with larger numbers of contacts than before. In the context of live talk radio, mobile phones are allowing more people to cheaply and conveniently access studio debates.

Understanding COVID-19 pandemic impact on Zimbabwe's startups

Tech Hub Harare has commissioned a study to gather information and to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected startups in Zimbabwe.

Protect journalists against the COVID-19 pandemic

As journalists now more than ever, during the coronavirus pandemic we should consider sharing video footage, tips, contacts, audio recordings, few media houses will provide protective gear although they should take put our safety ahead of stories and counting eyeballs.

We have entered uncharted territory

It was always going to end up like this, with the web becoming slowly a replacement (in some cases) for the real physical world, it is becoming increasingly difficult to differentiate between what is real or not. Welcome to the post-truth world.