Technology

Justice Chigumba NOT on Twitter

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Chairperson of the Commission, Justice Priscilla Makanyara Chigumba does not have a twitter account and the nation should not be misled by statements posted on bogus accounts created in her name by mischievous elements, the ZimTechReview has reported. Some fraudsters have duped the public into believing that the ZEC boss was running a Twitter account ...

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Vic Falls mock plane crash tests airport response plan

EMERGENCY service providers in Victoria Falls had an opportunity to test their reaction time yesterday after receiving an aircraft plane crash alert, which later turned out to be a hoax. Several fire tenders and ambulances from the Victoria Falls Municipality, hospital and private rescue operators swarmed the tarmac as early as 8am, where aviation officials had piled up tyres and ...

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Zimbabwe to achieve 100% digitalization of schools in 3 years

Primary and Secondary Education minister Paul Mavhima said the Zimbabwe government is working with Microsoft to achieve 100% digitalization of schools in 3 years time. Gvt working with Microsoft to achieve 100% digitalization of schools in 3years time: MoPSE Min Prof Mavhima. pic.twitter.com/XLss4i9h9Y — UNICEF ZIMBABWE (@UNICEFZIMBABWE) April 5, 2018

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Zimbabwe eyes electronic company registration by July

Zimbabwe will soon introduce an electronic registry for the establishment of domestic and foreign companies in line with the provisions of the proposed new companies act. The old companies act has seen Zimbabwe lagging behind on investment and development. The Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Ziyambi Ziyambi told captains of industry and commerce the draft companies and other ...

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ZBC launches Khulumani FM

ZBC’s new talk radio station Khulumani FM will be launched today to cater for Bulawayo and its surrounding areas. According to a Facebook page, the radio station will broadcast from Montrose Studios in Bulawayo on frequency 95.0FM. “Khulumani FM seeks to tackle business, social, economic, cultural and linguistic issues cutting across all ages,” wrote the station on their Facebook page. ...

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Zimpapers to launch TV station

ZIMBABWE Newspapers (Zimpapers) Limited is geared to launch its television station in line with its thrust to consolidate its status as the country’s leading integrated media house. The idea for a television station, Zimpapers TV Network (ZTN), was mooted four years ago. Zimpapers Group Editorial Executive Mr William Chikoto, said the country’s biggest media organisation, has started training journalists ahead ...

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Computer vs human mind!

To people who work with a computer to service clients, let me give you a free lesson. The fact that what I am telling you doesn’t appear on the computer doesn’t necessarily mean my information is not true or irrelevant. A computer has data but I have complete details about my life, know the difference. A computer is a programmed ...

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Meltdown and Spectre: All Mac devices affected says Apple

Apple has said that all iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are affected by two major flaws in computer chips. It emerged this week that tech companies have been racing to fix the Meltdown and Spectre bugs, that could allow hackers to steal data. Apple said it had already released some patches but there was no evidence that the vulnerability had ...

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Potraz declares war on cyber criminals

Criminals abusing cyberspace should be fished out and exposed for people to feel safe in using the Internet productively, Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe Director-General Dr Gift Machengete has said. Speaking after meeting with the Japanese Ambassador Toshiyuki Iwado and the delegation from NEC Africa in Harare, Dr Machengete said people should be safe on cyberspace, hence the ...

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Apple Shazam: Why is the US company buying the music app?

Scan your eyes over Apple’s just-published list of the year’s most popular iPhone apps, and there’s one notable omission: Shazam. In fact, it’s been a while since the song-identifying software squeezed its way into the iOS App Store’s top 10. So, why has Apple confirmed it is “combining” its business with that of the smaller London company? It has not ...

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