Norman Moyo, CEO of Econet Group-owned Distributed Power Africa, believes Africa can solve its power supply woes by unleashing the private sector in the same way as has happened in telecommunications.
Strive Masiyiwa, the Zimbabwean telecommunications tycoon, has launched an appeal for help for Sudan and Zimbabwe to fight the coronavirus outbreak.
Econet Global, owned by Zimbabwean billionaire Strive Masiyiwa, is keen to acquire a telecommunications licence in Ethiopia, which is opening up the industry to foreign investment for the first time.
Cell C has stopped broadcasting the linear channels on its Black video-streaming service as the struggling mobile operator continues a major review of costs in its business.
Zimbabweans are relying on Tesla to help them pay their bills. Amid power outages of as long as 18 hours a day, Econet Wireless is turning to the Palo Alto, California-based automaker for batteries that can keep its base stations running.