Kwesé Iflix Unveil Million Dollar Marketing Drive

The phenomenal digital entertainment platform Kwesé Iflix has in Harare today unveiled to the media a massive million-dollar marketing campaign strategy meant to increase its subscriber base. Kwesé iflix – a joint venture between Econet Media and Iflix – has launched what they dubbed “Grab Your Share Of A Million Dollars” promotion presenting current Kwese iflix users with the opportunity to win 12 brand new vehicles, tablets, mobile phones, and guaranteed daily prizes for every user.   Speaking at the launch of Kwesé iFlix Composite $1 Bundle at Organiks Restaurant,…

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Safaricom Partners With World Remit For Digital Money Transfers

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has signed a direct partnership with Safaricom to enable instant cross-border money transfers to 28.6 million M-PESA mobile money accounts in Kenya. The direct partnership marks the culmination of years of rapidly growing volumes of international money transfers to M-PESA accounts by WorldRemit users, and supports the company’s plan to serve 10 million customers connected to emerging markets by 2020. As WorldRemit’s service continues to grow at over 50% year-on-year, Kenyans abroad remain the biggest mobile-to-mobile senders, making WorldRemit one of the largest remittance companies serving the…

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Twitter Suspends Alex Jones For A Week

Twitter has temporarily suspended the account of Alex Jones after the conspiracy theorist tweeted a link to a video calling on supporters to get their “battle rifles” ready and prepare to “act on the enemy.” The video, posted by Jones to live-streaming site Periscope, which is also owned by Twitter, reportedly broke the company’s rules against inciting violence. The suspension will last seven days, according to The New York Times, and it’s the strongest censure of Jones yet by the microblogging site. For the duration of the suspension, Jones’ account will be in “read-only”…

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Econet Stocks Jump to $3BN

ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe now has the largest market capitalisation on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) after the local bourse’s decision to include unquoted shares in the company’s valuation on the equities market. Econet, which now has a market capitalisation of $3,2 billion, was the second largest company by market capitalisation, with a value of $1,97 billion, second to Delta at $2,7 billion, before the latest development. The changes were made by ZSE on August 1. “The ZSE has amended the market capitalisation method to include all issued shares of listed…

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BREAKING NEWS# Nkosinathi Ncube Appointed NetOne Acting Chief Executive Officer.

State Owned telecommunications Operator, NetOne, has with immediate effect appointed Managing Director for the mobile company’s financial unit Mr Nkosinathi Ncube as Acting Chief Executive Officer following Lazarus Muchenje’s suspension earlier today. In an official statement issued by NetOne, the Executive Human Resources Department said Mr Nkosinathi Ncube has been appointed Acting Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect until further notice. Muchenje has been suspended following a week of drama at the government owned mobile operator.  However we are yet to receive details on why he was suspended. Lazarus Muchenje…

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ZEC TO Announce Election Results At 3pm

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Chairperson (ZEC) has just announced that from 3pm (CAT) they will start announcing results from the 2018 Harmonised Polls. At a media briefing this morning at the Harare International Conference Center where the Elections Results Headquarters are being housed, she commended Zimbabweans for peacefully casting their votes in a process closely watched by several international observers. ZEC Boss Chigumba said almost all the over 10 000 polling stations have completed counting and they are in the process of verifying the votes. The ZEC Chairperson also said that she…

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Drama As Fired NetOne Executives Declared Null & Void, but..

NetOne CEO, Mr Lazarus Muchenje could be in hot soup if Zanu PF wins the upcoming elections,  after firing top executives without board approval, TechnoMag has learnt.  The NetOne board has professed ignorance on the fired executive saying there were not part of the consultation, while the ICT minister stated that he was still waiting for the brief from the board as only them  had the mandate to run operations at the mobile Network. Sources close to developments  however have stated that a seating CEO can not hire or fire…

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NetOne Fires EX CEO and 9 Executives.

NetOne has with  immediate effect fired 9 top executives, under unclear  circumstances, which both the board and minister have professed ignorance on. The fired executives include Brian Mutandiro who has been the acting CEO for a long time, after the sacking of Reward Kangai.  The executives are being reported to have been immediately  escorted out of the building and all company equipment confiscated, including switching off of company mobile phones. The list of fired executives include: Brian Mutandiro, Raphel Mushanawani, Nancy Murove, Cleopas Kadzimu, Solomon Manda, Innocent Mukandatsama, Jenifer Muketiwa, Sibusisiwe NdhlovU…

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“Mobile Network Tarrifs to Go Down”- POTRAZ

The Director General of the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ), Dr Gift Machengete has today promised that mobile tariffs will be going down as result of the new infrastructure sharing model currently being implemented by government through the Universal Services Fund. Speaking at the commissioning of the Muswewenhede Base Station in Mazowe North Constituency in Mashonaland Central, Dr Machengete said Mobile Operators have shown interest in embracing infrastructure sharing which is set to significantly lower their operational costs and also lead to downward changes in the current…

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