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New Zimbabwe
Stock market crashes, loses $1,2 billionday. The largest company by market capitalisation, Delta eased 19,96 percent t
New Zimbabwe / Posted 19 hours ago
day. The largest company by market capitalisation, Delta eased 19,96 percent to settle at 254,50 cents. Mobile operator, Econet lost 8,83 percent to trade at 167,47 cents while Seedco eased 1,12 percent to settle at 317 cents. Edgars dropped 19... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
Local Mobile Money Services Bigger Than M-Pesa - MandiwanziraMinister for Information, Communication and Technology and Courier Services, fo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Minister for Information, Communication and Technology and Courier Services, follow the significant growth of EcoCash by Econet Wireless since 2011 and the recent launch of the OneMoney service by NetOne. Speaking in Cape Town, South Africa at... Read more
3d
New Zimbabwe
Zim stock market opens week highermarket turnover amounted to $19,7 million. Delta added 0,24 percent to settle
New Zimbabwe / Posted 3 days ago
market turnover amounted to $19,7 million. Delta added 0,24 percent to settle at 320,97 cents while mobile operator, Econet advanced 0,15 percent to settle at 186,27 cents Retail operator, OK and Seedco added 1,39 percent and 0,18 percent to... Read more
4d
AllAfrica.com
Kwesé Free Sports Launches in LiberiaPan-African media group Econet Media and the Raising Africa Media Incorporated
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Pan-African media group Econet Media and the Raising Africa Media Incorporated (RAM) have launched Kwesé Free Sports in Liberia - Africa's oldest republic. Kwesé Free Sports, Africa's largest free-to-air channel, will now be available on CLAR TV... Read more
4d
Variety
Vice Arabia Launches in Middle East With Original Documentary ‘Bil Arabi’with players around the world, including Afghan media company Moby Group in the
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
with players around the world, including Afghan media company Moby Group in the Middle East, African telecom company Econet (for Vice’s planned 2018 launch in sub-Saharan Africa), Brazil’s Globosat, Moby Group in the Middle East, and Times of... Read more
6d
New Zimbabwe
RioZim drives resources index gainspercent to settle at 323,07 cents in the day. Innscor gained 0,14 percent to c
New Zimbabwe / Posted 6 days ago
percent to settle at 323,07 cents in the day. Innscor gained 0,14 percent to close at 168,32 cents while telecoms giant Econet advanced 1,29 percent to settle at 188,12 cents. Seedco added 0,07 percent to close at 320 cents. Cafca, PHL and... Read more
7d
AllAfrica.com
Business Media Innovators Summit Gathers Media Visionaries From 20 African Countriesinclude moderated discussions, interactive sessions, extended Q&As, and intervi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
include moderated discussions, interactive sessions, extended Q&As, and interviews with, among others: Strive Masiyiwa, Econet; Khanyi Dhlomo, Ndalo Media; Samuel Attah Mensah, OMNI Media Group; Kadija Patel, Mail & Guardian; Amrote Abdella,... Read more
7d
AllAfrica.com
Have Investment Deals Gone Sour?critical to invest in new plant and machinery to promote value addition. Strong
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
critical to invest in new plant and machinery to promote value addition. Strong-muscled companies such as Zimplats, Delta, Econet, Seed Co and a few others may not have any difficulty in terms of expansion programmes, but the bulk of local firms... Read more
8d
AllAfrica.com
Economic Pressures Are Forcing Changes On African Broadcastersand in greatest numbers by mobile phones. The big players doing battle include
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
and in greatest numbers by mobile phones. The big players doing battle include Naspers' owned Showmax, Netflix, iFlix, Econet Media's Kwesé and Iroko. MTN pulled its own VoD offer at the end of last year and is focusing on being a distribution... Read more
8d
AllAfrica.com
Huawei, Liquid Telecom Support Demand for Cloud Servicesat AfricaCom 2017 in Cape Town South Africa. Liquid Telecom, the leading pan-Af
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
at AfricaCom 2017 in Cape Town South Africa. Liquid Telecom, the leading pan-African telecoms group and subsidiary of Econet Global, has partnered with Huawei, the leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions... Read more
8d
New Zimbabwe
ZSE may be droped from Dow Jones indicesconstituents in Zimbabwe, contributing 61,6 percent and 29,7 percent respective
New Zimbabwe / Posted 8 days ago
constituents in Zimbabwe, contributing 61,6 percent and 29,7 percent respectively. These potentially include Delta, Econet and BAT, which have seen their share prices grow by 259 percent, 513,6 percent and 162,3 percent respectively in the... Read more
9d
AllAfrica.com
Zimbabwe Completes Multi-Billion Dollar 4g Rolloutat times intervened in the sector particularly amid intense competition from th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
at times intervened in the sector particularly amid intense competition from the country's three mobile network operators-Econet, NetOne and Telecel. Mandiwanzira disclosed the companies had been reluctant to share infrastructure. "There had been... Read more
9d
New Zimbabwe
ZSE market cap at new $15bln highwere net sellers in the day, having sold shares worth $1,1 million compared to
New Zimbabwe / Posted 9 days ago
were net sellers in the day, having sold shares worth $1,1 million compared to buys of $140,384. Delta and Econet added 0,22 percent apiece to close at 317,71 cents and 184,09 cents respectively. BAT gained 5,26 percent to trade at... Read more
11d
New Zimbabwe
Success and what it takes (PART 2)an expensive and gruelling legal battle against the all-powerful Government of
New Zimbabwe / Posted 11 days ago
an expensive and gruelling legal battle against the all-powerful Government of Zimbabwe. Today, we enjoy the use of Econet Wireless services, the EcoCash platform and Kwese TV, courtesy of the perseverance and persistence of Strive... Read more
11d
AllAfrica.com
Stock Exchange Cools Down After Week of Losseslargest company by market capitalisation, Delta eased 0,05 percent to close at
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
largest company by market capitalisation, Delta eased 0,05 percent to close at 306 cents in the week. Mobile operator, Econet eased 2,42 percent to settle at 179 cents while Innscor eased 6,31 percent to settle at 167 cents. Padenga and OK... Read more
11d
AllAfrica.com
Musician Mae Sithole Set for Showin her music," said Alexander Theatre in a statement. Her sultry vocals have a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
in her music," said Alexander Theatre in a statement. Her sultry vocals have also featured on a number of jingles for Econet Zimbabwe, and the Kenya Revenue Authority. She has also won lead roles in a variety of plays across the world and was... Read more
11d
New Zimbabwe
Definition of success and what it takesan expensive and gruelling legal battle against the all-powerful Government of
New Zimbabwe / Posted 11 days ago
an expensive and gruelling legal battle against the all-powerful Government of Zimbabwe. Today, we enjoy the use of Econet Wireless services, the EcoCash platform and Kwese TV, courtesy of the perseverance and persistence of Strive... Read more
15d
AllAfrica.com
Stock Exchange Bull Run Loses Steamcompanies by market capitalisation gaining an average of about 400 percent sinc
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
companies by market capitalisation gaining an average of about 400 percent since mid November last year. The four, Delta, Econet, Innscor and Seed Co account for about half of the market's total capitalisation, which closed the week 0,34 percent... Read more
15d
AllAfrica.com
Ecocash Rolls Out Cash Transfer FacilityEcocash, a unit of the country's largest mobile telecommunications network oper
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Ecocash, a unit of the country's largest mobile telecommunications network operator, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, yesterday launched its swipe-to-Ecocash facility expected to create convenience to customers. Zimbabwe's dollarised economy is facing... Read more
16d
New Zimbabwe
Decline in costs spurs econet income to $48mEconet Wireless reported a threefold increase in after tax profit to $48,9 mill
New Zimbabwe / Posted 16 days ago
Econet Wireless reported a threefold increase in after tax profit to $48,9 million in the six months to August from $14,97 million recorded in the same period last year on increased revenue coupled with a marked decline in finance cost. In April the... Read more
17d
AllAfrica.com
Telecoms Giant Grows Revenue, ProfitsEconet has released its results for the half year ended August, 31, 2017 showin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Econet has released its results for the half year ended August, 31, 2017 showing significant growth in both revenue and profits. Revenue for the period was up by 17 percent to $353 million while profit was up 228 percent to $49 million from $14,9... Read more
17d
AllAfrica.com
Kwese TV Launches New Family BouquetKWESE TV has added a new entertainment bouquet, increasing the satellite broadc
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
KWESE TV has added a new entertainment bouquet, increasing the satellite broadcaster's subscriber options. Owned by Econet Media, the company already has over 65+ channels including sports, entertainment, current affairs, news and kids programming... Read more
18d
AllAfrica.com
Liquid Telecom Named 'Best African Wholesale Carrier' at Global AwardsLiquid Telecom, a leading pan-African telecoms group and a subsidiary of Econet
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Liquid Telecom, a leading pan-African telecoms group and a subsidiary of Econet Global, has been named as Best African Wholesale Carrier at the annual Global Carrier Awards 2017, in London, UK. According to a statement from the firm, Liquid Telecom... Read more
18d
AllAfrica.com
Kwese Ushers in New Mobile TV Experiencewill soon be able to do "TV roaming" in other countries where Kwese is availabl
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
will soon be able to do "TV roaming" in other countries where Kwese is available. These were the major announcements Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Chief Executive Officer, Douglas Mboweni, made in Harare. He said the ability by Kwese subscribers... Read more
20d
AllAfrica.com
Hollywood Descends On Kasungu for William Kamkwamva Movie ProductionFilm Institute (BFI), with funds from the National Lottery, are lead financiers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Film Institute (BFI), with funds from the National Lottery, are lead financiers of the project, along with Head Gear, Econet and LipSync. Participant Media will also be handling the sale of North American distribution rights, while Cornerstone... Read more
21d
AllAfrica.com
Customers Happy With Services, QualityChampions and Alliance Insurance had slightly lower rankings. The telecommunica
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Champions and Alliance Insurance had slightly lower rankings. The telecommunications sector - which is dominated by Econet, NetOne and Telecel - generated an industrial index of 68,4 percent. There is cut-throat competition in the... Read more
22d
AllAfrica.com
Ecocash Integrates With Zimswitch, Launches Swipe to Ecocash Serviceat the end of June 2017) at 98.7%, confirming its leadership position in the mo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
at the end of June 2017) at 98.7%, confirming its leadership position in the mobile money sector. Ecocash is managed by Econet Wireless' Cassava business unit, and has been leading the mobile money market since its inception in 2011. The Potraz... Read more
22d
AllAfrica.com
Econet in New Mobile Money ProductTHE country's largest telecoms network operator Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Tuesda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
THE country's largest telecoms network operator Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Tuesday launched a new mobile money product 'Swipe into Ecocash', which will enable bank card holders to easily convert moneys in their accounts into Ecocash. The product will... Read more
22d
AllAfrica.com
Ecocash Launches 'Swipe to Ecocash'Econet Wireless' mobile money platform, EcoCash has launched a 'Swipe into EcoC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Econet Wireless' mobile money platform, EcoCash has launched a 'Swipe into EcoCash' service that enables customers whose banks have not integrated with EcoCash to be able to swipe their monies from their bank account into their EcoCash accounts. All... Read more
22d
New Zimbabwe
Econet in new mobile money productTHE country’s largest telecoms network operator Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Tuesda
New Zimbabwe / Posted 22 days ago
THE country’s largest telecoms network operator Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Tuesday launched a new mobile money product ‘Swipe into Ecocash’, which will enable bank card holders to easily convert moneys in their accounts into Ecocash. The product will... Read more
23d
AllAfrica.com
New Partnership to Drive Adoption of Data Science and Cloud-Based Servicesaccess free high-speed internet and cloud-based services, Liquid Telecom, a pan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
access free high-speed internet and cloud-based services, Liquid Telecom, a pan-African telecoms group and subsidiary of Econet Global, said in a statement. Now in its second year, the DataHack for Financial Inclusion (DataHack4FI) competition,... Read more
23d
Variety
African Pay-TV Market Heats Up As Subscriptions Surgeevent organizers Basic Lead. Thanks to the aggressive expansion of China’s Star
Variety / Posted 23 days ago
event organizers Basic Lead. Thanks to the aggressive expansion of China’s StarTimes Media Group and South Africa’s Econet Media, though, “they feel the heat.” According to Dataxis, the number of pay-TV subscribers across Africa reached... Read more
24d
AllAfrica.com
Report Shows Econet Maintaining Market Leadershipof Zimbabwe (Potraz)'s second quarter (Q2 - 2017) telecommunications sector rep
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
of Zimbabwe (Potraz)'s second quarter (Q2 - 2017) telecommunications sector report is out and in the mobile industry, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe led its peers in the key performance indicators. In what is now becoming a familiar pattern, Econet... Read more
24d
AllAfrica.com
Facebook, Amazon, Kwese to Bid for English Premier League Rightshas already started streaming some of the English Premier League matches throug
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
has already started streaming some of the English Premier League matches through a deal with ESPN, but we are expecting the Econet Media powered pay TV to enter the race for exclusive airing of the English Premier League in the coming season. DSTv... Read more
24d
New Zimbabwe
Zim telcos boosted by mobile datamillion from $179.8 million recorded in the previous quarter, the industry regu
New Zimbabwe / Posted 24 days ago
million from $179.8 million recorded in the previous quarter, the industry regulator has said. Three mobile networks, Econet, Telecel and Netone operate in the country alongside state owned fixed line operator, Telone. The number of active... Read more
25d
Variety
Discop Africa Profile: Econet Media CEO Joseph Hundah Helms Fast-Growing Kwesé TV EmpireWhat a difference a year makes. That’s all it took for the president and CEO of
Variety / Posted 25 days ago
What a difference a year makes. That’s all it took for the president and CEO of Econet Media, Joseph Hundah, to turn the upstart Kwesé TV network into a serious rival to MultiChoice’s DStv for the continent’s pay-TV throne. The former MTG and... Read more
25d
AllAfrica.com
NetOne Market Share RisesNetOne has registered an increase in the revenue market share during the second
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
NetOne has registered an increase in the revenue market share during the second quarter of the year, while Telecel and Econet declined, the sector's regulator has said. It moved from 13,5 percent to 14, while Econet declined from 78 percent to... Read more
25d
New Zimbabwe
Stock market closes week in black5,16 percent to close at 306,16 cents while National Foods advanced 10 percent
New Zimbabwe / Posted 25 days ago
5,16 percent to close at 306,16 cents while National Foods advanced 10 percent to settle at 750 cents. Mobile operator, Econet added 1,93 percent to settle at 183,43 cents while Seedco advanced 0,26 percent to settle at 290,25 cents. BAT and... Read more
27d
AllAfrica.com
Country Does Not Need a Myopic People Pleaser of a Leader- despite the fact that the phones could not do anything much, except make and
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
- despite the fact that the phones could not do anything much, except make and receive phone calls. I remember buying an Econet Buddies SIM card at Park Station in Johannesburg South Africa in 2007 - as they were not easily available in Zimbabwe... Read more
28d
AllAfrica.com
Can Index Insurance Make African Farmers Climate-Resilient?environment regarding use of technologies like mobile phones to provide the ser
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
environment regarding use of technologies like mobile phones to provide the services." Zimbabwe's mobile network, Econet Wireless, is providing services offering climate-based insurance to farmers via SMS and voicebased messages. "They... Read more
28d
AllAfrica.com
Subscription Video Firms to Boost Local Content Creators' Fortuneshow the company is handling its business, especially regarding the carrying of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
how the company is handling its business, especially regarding the carrying of local content. iFlix has partnered with Econet Media for the Zimbabwe territory. Local content producers may find their fortunes changed by the entrance of iFlix... Read more
28d
Variety
Brenton Thwaites, Ben Robson to Star in Thriller ‘A Violent Separation’Media, BBC Films, and BFI, with funds from the National Lottery, are lead finan
Variety / Posted 28 days ago
Media, BBC Films, and BFI, with funds from the National Lottery, are lead financiers on the project, along with Head Gear, Econet, and LipSync. Participant will be handling the sale of North American distribution rights, while Cornerstone Films... Read more
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29d
The Hollywood Reporter
Chiwetel Ejiofor to Star in Directorial Debutdestinies." Participant Media, BBC Films and the BFI are lead financiers on th
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 29 days ago
destinies." Participant Media, BBC Films and the BFI are lead financiers on the project, along with Head Gear, Econet and LipSync. Participant will be handling the sale of North American distribution rights, while Cornerstone Films will... Read more
29d
AllAfrica.com
Interest in Blue Chips Pushes Stock Exchange Higherreached milestones of 500 points and $14 billion, respectively, during the week
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
reached milestones of 500 points and $14 billion, respectively, during the week. Weekly gains in heavyweights, Econet and Delta, pushed the industrial index higher, gaining 5,91 percent week-on-week since Thursday last week to close at... Read more
30d
AllAfrica.com
Uganda Gets New Pay TV OfferingAzam Pure bouquets goes for Shs 25,000 and Shs12, 500 for 73 and 35 channels, r
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
Azam Pure bouquets goes for Shs 25,000 and Shs12, 500 for 73 and 35 channels, respectively. Kwese TV, is a subsidiary of Econet Media, which is also owned by the global network group founded by the Executive Chairman Strive Masiyiwa. Focused on... Read more
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Variety
TAC Studios Inks Sales Deals with Modern Times Group’s Viasat World, Econet Media’s Kwesé TVOctober 16, 2017 11:37AM PT (EXCLUSIVE)L.A.-based TAC also closes first U.S. de
Variety / Posted 1 months ago
October 16, 2017 11:37AM PT (EXCLUSIVE)L.A.-based TAC also closes first U.S. deal on an original series, ‘World Wide Nate: African Adventures’ According to... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Vice, Econet to Launch African Network Kwese Vicecontent across multiple platforms for viewers in sub-Saharan Africa. Vice Medi
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 1 months ago
content across multiple platforms for viewers in sub-Saharan Africa. Vice Media has signed a joint venture deal with Econet Media to launch Kwese Vice, a multi-platform network to produce and distribute programming for sub-Saharan... Read more
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Variety
Vice Launches Full-Scale Operation in Sub-Saharan AfricaVice Media and African telecom and pay-TV operator Econet have announced a new
Variety / Posted 1 months ago
Vice Media and African telecom and pay-TV operator Econet have announced a new joint venture to fully launch Vice into Sub-Saharan Africa, following the launch in January of Viceland on Econet’s pan-African Kwesé multi-platform network. The joint... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Stock Exchange sprints past 500-point markand the industrial index gained 12,59 percent during the week, sprinting past t
New Zimbabwe / Posted 1 months ago
and the industrial index gained 12,59 percent during the week, sprinting past the 500-point mark, with heavyweight counters Econet, Old Mutual and Delta the mainstay. The mining index slightly gained 0,48 percent to close at 141,39 points on Friday... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Unlike Google, Zanu-PF is not UberTV service DSTV and not the ZBC. An entire continent can look forward to price
New Zimbabwe / Posted 1 months ago
TV service DSTV and not the ZBC. An entire continent can look forward to price-smashing competitiveness between the Econet-owned Kwesé TV and the Multichoice-owned DSTV developing, while a long-established media company that had a 36-year... Read more
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