The dark side of voting technology

By Dambisa Moyo, NEW YORK  – According to an unpublished “kitchen table survey,” conducted before last November’s presidential election in the United States, approximately 95% of the predominantly Hispanic members of one of America’s largest domestic unions preferred the Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton to her… Read More

Telecom sector revenue up 3pct in Q4

HARARE, March 8 (The Source) –  Zimbabwe’s telecommunications sector reported a three percent increase in revenue to $269,5 million in the quarter to December as revenues across all subsectors grew, the latest report by the industry regulator has shown.       In a report the Postal… Read More

Econet defies ZSE, says EGM to go ahead

HARARE, February 2 (The Source) – Econet Wireless says its extraordinary general meeting to consider a proposed $130 million capital raise will go ahead as planned on Friday, setting itself on a collision course with the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange which directed the company to postpone… Read More

ZSE orders Econet to postpone EGM

HARARE, Feb 1 (The Source) – Econet Wireless Zimbabwe’s extraordinary general meeting, slated for Friday to consider a proposed $130 million capital raise, has been postponed indefinitely, the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) has said. Econet’s capital call has generated some controversy largely due to its… Read More

Public outrage forces Potraz data tariff reversal

HARARE, January 13 (The Source) – The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) has cancelled its directive compelling mobile telephone network operators to increase prices for internet access after a public outcry. On Monday, the telecommunications regulator announced a minimum price of 2… Read More