Articles tagged 'netone'

Kangai removed from remand 22 November 2018 HARARE - Former NetOne chief executive officer Reward Kangai was yesterday removed from remand in a case he is facing charges of criminal abuse of office. Kangai is being accused of allegedly flouting tender procedures and prejudicing the State-owned telecommunications giant of over $17,5 mill...
Telkom in talks to buy NetOne 17 October 2018 HARARE - Telkom is in talks with Zimbabwe's State-owned mobile telecommunications operator, NetOne, as the government weighs the privatisation of the business. Telkom is engaged in supplying telecommunication, multimedia, technology, information and other related information technology service...
Zimra sued for 'evading tax' 12 October 2018 HARARE - They are mandated by an Act of Parliament to clamp down on tax evasion but the script appears to have changed as Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has been dragged before the High Court for evading whistle blower tax. A Harare man is demanding 10 percent of $18 million recovered from...
NetOne 'boss' seeks to stop recruitment 28 September 2018 HARARE - A human resources executive at NetOne, whose contract was terminated a few months ago, has dragged his employer to court seeking to bar the mobile cellular operator from recruiting someone to fill his position. In the application, Kudakwashe Nyashanu is arguing in the High Court that ...
NetOne rewards Mutenderende High School 24 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's second largest mobile network provider NetOne has donated state-of-the-art computers to Mutenderende High School in Chirumanzu. The rural school was the National Blood Service Zimbabwe (NBSZ) winners for the year. At the beginning of the year, the mobile network operator...
NetOne migrates to new billing system 20 September 2018 HARARE - NetOne will next month migrate to a new converged billing and business support system as part of the company's transformation programme. The State-owned mobile telecommunications services provider embarked on a turnaround strategy two years ago aimed at bringing the company to profita...
NetOne launches new promotion 8 September 2018 HARARE - NetOne says digital payments play a critical role in creating opportunities for people to improve their lives and participate in their economies. As such, the government-owned mobile telecommunications company said it will continue to roll out products — through its OneMoney platform ...
Court dismisses Kangai's application 5 September 2018 HARARE - Harare magistrate Rumbidzayi Mugwagwa, yesterday dismissed an application by former NetOne chief executive officer Reward Kangai to be removed from remand after he argued that the State was taking too long to complete investigations in the matter where he is accused of prejudicing the St...
Hearing date set for NetOne CEO 19 August 2018 HARARE - NetOne has served its suspended chief executive officer (CEO) Lazarus Muchenje with disciplinary charges relating to alleged misconduct during his tenure. Muchenje is due to appear before a disciplinary Tribunal on Tuesday. He was suspended without benefits two weeks ago barely 24 ...
OneMoney subscribers get free school fees 14 May 2018 HARARE - Lucky subscribers of NetOne’s mobile money service, OneMoney, have been paid back the money they used to pay school fees through the service, as part of a promotion being run by the mobile network operator. The promotion dubbed “OneMoney 100 percent School Fees Back Promotion”, starte...
NetOne launches airtime bonus promotion 1 May 2018 HARARE - Telecommunications giant, NetOne has launched a 100 percent airtime bonus promotion for its prepaid and OneFusion subscribers who purchase airtime using its mobile financial service — OneMoney. The subscribers will get 100 percent airtime bonus for on-net calls only and it will last 2...
Ntouba saga takes new twist 9 April 2018 HARARE - The impasse between Dynamos and Cameroonian striker Christian Ntouba took a new twist yesterday with both the club and their sponsors NetOne, declaring that the player has been fully paid his dues. Ntouba has not featured in DeMbare’s opening five matches with his manager Gilbert Seng...
Active mobile subscriptions increase to 14 million 20 March 2018 HARARE - The total number of active mobile subscription increased by 2,1 percent to 14 092 104 million for the year to December 31, 2017 from 13 799 648 million recorded during the previous quarter, according the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe’s (Potraz) fourth qua...
Econet grows customer, revenue and mobile money market share 16 March 2018 HARARE - Econet Wireless Zimbabwe grew its revenue market share to 84.2% in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2017, up from 81.6% in Q3 of the same year, according to the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz)’s fourth quarter Postal and Telecommunications Sector Rerform...
Ex-Vodacom exec appointed NetOne CEO 6 March 2018 HARARE - State-run mobile network operator, NetOne, has appointed former Vodacom executive Lazarus Muchenje as its new chief executive with effect from April 1, 2018. He takes over from Brain Mutandiro, who has been acting since June 2016 after the then CEO Reward Kangai was suspended the prev...
Mobile money interoperability raises more questions 1 March 2018 HARARE - ICT minister Supa Mandiwanzira's recent ultimatum to the country's mobile network operators to find a way to make all their mobile money platforms work together raises more questions than answers. Interoperability is still in its nascent stages in Africa and it is believed that when i...
NetOne moves to evict ex-CEO from house 28 February 2018 HARARE - The government-owned mobile firm NetOne Cellular (Private) Limited (NetOne) has dragged its former chief executive officer Reward Kangai to the High Court seeking to evict him from one of its properties following the termination of his contract of employment in 2016. According to cour...
Potraz gets tough on NetOne 20 February 2018 HARARE - The Postal and Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has ordered State-owned mobile network operator, NetOne, to compensate subscribers who lost their data bundles in mysterious circumstances in the past few weeks. Gift Machengete, the Potraz director-general yesterday wrote to Ne...
Corporate sponsorship crucial for football 15 February 2018 HARARE - Unlike in Zimbabwe, football the world over is powered by big corporates who pour in millions of dollars in sponsorship. The corporates in turn receive mileage as they ride on the football teams’ popularity thereby promoting their brands and exposing them to wider audiences. Agains...
Relief for big three as NetOne seals DeMbare, Bosso and Makepekepe deal 15 February 2018 HARARE - In A development that could change the face of the local game, mobile telecommunications company NetOne last night finally unveiled a $1 million sponsorship for the country’s three big football clubs – Dynamos, Highlanders and CAPS United. The deal was announced at a colourful ceremon...
Kangai's bail conditions relaxed 1 February 2018 HARARE - Former NetOne chief executive officer Reward Kangai — who is facing abuse of office charges — had his bail conditions relaxed when he appeared in court yesterday. Kangai is being accused of allegedly flouting tender procedures and prejudicing the State-owned telecommunications giant o...
Kangai freed on $800 bail in graft rap 12 January 2018 HARARE - A Harare magistrate yesterday freed former NetOne chief executive officer Reward Kangai — charged with flouting tender procedures and prejudicing the State-owned Telecommunications giant of over $17, 5 million — on $800 bail. Kangai, 61, was ordered to be released on $800 bail, surren...
Ex-NetOne CEO Kangai arrested 11 January 2018 HARARE - Former NetOne chief executive officer Reward Kangai was yesterday arrested by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) on corruption charges. Kangai was last night detained at Avondale Police Station in Harare and is expected to appear in court today. [Adz] Zacc spokespers...
Kangai asks Mnangagwa to probe Mandiwanzira 4 January 2018 HARARE - Former NetOne chief executive officer Reward Kangai has asked President Emmerson Mnangagwa to hold a wide-ranging judicial inquiry into the alleged criminal abuse of office and untested corruption allegations he has levelled against Supa Mandiwanzira, the Information Communication Techno...
NetOne reduces tariffs 21 November 2017 HARARE - State-owned mobile telecommunications firm, NetOne, has reduced tariffs for its OneFusion package as a response to the growing calls by subscribers for affordable data tariffs in line with regional trends. Zimbabwe is ranked among the most expensive countries in southern Africa in ter...