Articles tagged 'mboweni'

SmarTech pushes Econet revenue up 8 November 2018 HARARE - Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Limited (EWZL) has announced $600 million dollars in half-year revenue to 31 August 2018, up from $ 353 million in the same period last year, on the back of a strong performance by its SmarTech business unit. The conglomerate, which is well on its way to becom...
Econet launches phone credit scheme for civil servants 18 August 2017 HARARE - Mobile telecommunications market leader Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has announced a huge credit scheme that will empower civil servants and all eligible government employees to get new smart phones for free, and then pay as little as $12 per month. According to the company, the scheme wi...
EcoSure Mabhodho Promotion back by public demand 18 August 2017 HARARE - EconetLife, a subsidiary of Econet Wireless Zimbabwe which offers the popular EcoSure micro insurance product, has launched the "Mabhodho Zvakare Promotion" which encourages communities to band together and consolidate their local bereavement support groups into formal Burial Societies f...
EcoCash embraces South Africa Rand 9 December 2016 HARARE - Econet Wireless has for the first time in Zimbabwe introduced the South African Rand (ZAR) as a currency of transaction via EcoCash. The listed mobile firm's chief executive, Douglas Mboweni, yesterday said the introduction of a multi-currency wallet was another step towards meeting t...
Econet launches EcoCash Ta! 12 December 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe's largest mobile telecommunication company by investment and subscriber base Econet Wireless has launched tap and go payment system called EcoCash Ta! that will enable customers to buy from vendors and informal merchants without using cash. The product is the first of its kin...
Econet's e-commerce platform experiences phenomenal traffic 9 December 2015 HARARE - With barely two weeks after the country's largest mobile telecom Econet Wireless unveiled an e-commerce marketplace called Ownai, thousands of businesses and individuals have taken up this service. Launched on November 26, 2015, the platform is targeting sellers, particularly small bu...
Econet ventures into television 7 December 2015 HARARE - Econet founder and one of Zimbabwe's wealthiest men, Strive Masiyiwa, says the diversified telecommunications company will soon launch a Pay TV service known as Kwesé TV which will offer exclusive sports and entertainment programming to African markets. The usually media-shy business ...
Econet secures $500m loan facility 7 December 2015 HARARE - Diversified telecommunications group, Econet Global, has secured a $500 million loan facility from China Development Bank and ZTE, with the firm's Zimbabwe unit set to get at least $300 million for its expansion programme. The loan agreement was announced in South Africa this week dur...
Econet won't come back into football - Mboweni 11 April 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's largest mobile telecommunication company, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Limited (Econet), has maintained it will not return to sponsor football in the near future due to “other pressing national issues.” Douglas Mboweni, Econet’s group chief executive, yesterday told Parliamenta...