Technology

The future is tech, says Mnangagwa

President Mnangagwa yesterday challenged the Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) and other local universities to become centres of economic revival leveraging on technology. He said it was important that Zimbabwe was not left out in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which has become central to economic growth in most parts of the world. The President said this in his acceptance speech ...

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Cyber Bill seeks to safeguard citizens

Government is working on a cybercrime, cyber security and data protection Bill which is fundamental in securing trust and confidence in the cyber space and important for Zimbabwe’s international reputation as a safe place to do business. Officiating at the opening of the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) yesterday, Information Communication, Technology and Courier Services Minister Kazembe Kazembe said the ...

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Masiyiwa’s Twitter account suspended

Tsitsi Masiyiwa the wife of Zimbabwean billionaire Strive Masiyiwa has suspended her Twitter account after a barrage of social media attacks was thrown at her over her comments that some people calling for justice are sponsored and not genuine. “Some outcries and actions in pursuit of justice seem and look so right until you discover the source of the outcry ...

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Zimbabwe cyber security expert to be honoured in Australia

The author of the successful book, the Five Anchors of Cyber Resilience, Phillimon Zongo will be honoured at the Australian edition of the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (ZAA). Zim Achievers International announced earlier this week that Zongo would receive recognition for his outstanding contribution to the cyber security sector and for his published work. The award-winning book tackles issues related to ...

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Zimbabwe digitalisation project hit by sanctions

Zimbabwe which has failed to meet the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) deadline to migrate from analogue broadcasting to digital by June 2015 has blamed illegal sanctions for derailing the project. The digitalization project which is under the jurisdiction of the Broadcasting Association of Zimbabwe (BAZ) and being rolled out by Transmedia brought so much excitement across the country but the ...

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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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