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Telecom  |  Zim Telcos Eagerly Welcome Eskom Deal

Zimbabwe is finally seeing some major improvements in power supply after striking an electricity import deal with the South African power supply firm Eskom. Monica Mutsvangwa, Zimbabwe's Minister of Information, confirmed this following a cabinet meeting earlier this week. The ...
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Broadcasting Services  |  Zimbabwe's Minister Of Broadcasting Services Challenges Transmedia Board

Monica Mutsvangwa, Zimbabwe's Minister of Information, Publicity, and Broadcasting Services has announced that the newly-appointed Transmedia Corporation Private Limited board is mandated to provide guidance and leadership that will transform the organisation and ensure that good corporate governance is adhered ...
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Zimbabwe's Down And Out Telcos Increase Data Bundle Tariffs

As more consumers push for data roll-over in Zimbabwe, the country's mobile communication service providers have increased data bundle tariffs in the midst of continued economic pressure. Econet, Telecel and NetOne have confirmed an increase in operational costs caused by, ...

ZimboTube Video-Sharing Website Rolled Out In Zimbabwe

A well-known Bulawayo based web-designer Donald Chabata, who is also known as Tyga Sparta, has developed a Zimbabwean video-sharing website called ZimboTube which is similar to the internationally popular YouTube, which has its headquarters in California. ZimboTube, like Youtube, allows ...

Zim Telcos Struggle With Ongoing Powercuts

Zimbabwean telcos are thinking about shifting to solar energy amid the country's ongoing power outages, but say the costs are quite high.The issue has prompted the Zim government to consider giving out incentives to attract the import of solar equipment, ...

Zimbabwean Govt Funds New Community Radio Stations After Cyclone

Zimbabwe’s parliament has revealed that the Zimbabwean Government has provided $180 000 for the building of community radio stations in cyclone-hit Chimanimani and Beitbridge and Binga. Speaking at a Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) broadcasting conference in Harare last ...

Popular Zimbabwe Drama, Tunga, Goes 3D

One of Zimbabwe’s top producers Willard “Slimaz” Magombedze said that his popular drama series Tunga, which airs on ZBC-TV on Saturdays, has taken a brand new outlook in terms of improving cinematography and costumes in an effort to make the ...

Award-Winning Zimbabwean Film, Cook Off, To Premiere In The UK

The Writer/Director Tomas Lutuli Brickhill has been named as the person who will host the UK premiere of the award-winning Zimbabwean film Cook Off alongside its cast and crew. As Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe's 37-year-long rule started to dismantle ...

Telcos In Zimbabwe Sign Infrastructure Sharing Agreement

Zimbabwe telecommunications operators Econet Wireless and NetOne, the mobile arm of TelOne, have inked a telecom infrastructure sharing deal. The move is in alignment with the instruction given by the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ). NetOne plans ...

Zimbabwean Filmmaker To Dive Into Local TV Production With Reality Show

The up-and-coming Bulawayo filmmaker Braydan Heart wants to reconceptualise local TV productions with his upcoming reality TV show, Being Braydan, which is being recorded using only a mobile phone. Being Braydan is being shot in Zimbabwe with a few scenes ...

Local Zimbabwean Film To Be Showcased At Cannes Film Festival In France

The award-winning Zimbabwean film-maker Joe Njagu has announced that he is elated by the international recognition that his film ‘Cook Off’ continues to attract following an invitation to be showcased at the 16th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in ...

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation Produces New TV Shows To Develop Industry

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation has been producing fresh, new television productions that have all been funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe as part of the Zimbabwe Digital Broadcasting migration project. The programmes that range from dramas, game shows, soapies, music ...