Dec. 7, 2020
The Ministry of Information Communication Technologies, Postal and Courier services completed the development of its five-year strategic plan, which will dovetail with the National Development Strategy 1 (NDS1) and the Smart Zimbabwe 2030 Masterplan. Government anticipates that the ICT sector will drive the Zimbabwean economy going forward.
Nov. 10, 2020
The Minister of Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services reported that six (6) shared base stations have been completed at Showgrounds, Domboshava; Cowdry Park in Bulawayo; Zindoga in Harare; Ruwange in Nyanga; Chikonohono in Chinhoyi and Mandara in Harare. A total of 10 fully furnished and equipped Community Information Centres (CICs) were established.
Sept. 28, 2020
Mobile broadband is equally critical for rural areas to leverage economic, health and educational opportunities. Community Information Centres bridge this gap by providing rural communities with a multi-sectoral digital environment which criss-crosses agriculture, health, industry and commerce, mining and even social issues that impact on families, especially peri-urban and rural families. - Launch of Sadza Community Information Centre in Hwedza
Dec. 4, 2019
Consumer Education and Awareness Campaigns meant to increase knowledge on ICTs andcyber security have been conducted in Chiredzi, Triangle, Rutenga, Neshuro, Renco Mine in Masvingo Province, and Mapanzure in Midlands Province.
Aug. 12, 2019
Zimbabwe has obtained three separate loans of just over US$108,3 million from the Export-Import Bank of China and Export-Import Bank of India to be used for power generation projects and broadband expansion. Government tied a loan agreement with the Export-Import Bank of China of ¥465 050 000 (US$65 852 350) on June 26, while the Exim-Import Bank of India released two loans of US$23 million and US$19,5 million.
June 19, 2019
At the invitation of Gold Grace International Telecom Holdings Limited, a telecom delegation of the Zimbabwe Government arrived in Beijing, China for a one-week visit to the telecommunications industry. Telecom officials of the Zimbabwean administration conducted in-depth communication and exchange with the Chinese telecom authority and major operators, and achieved full, constructive consensus, laying a solid foundation for in-depth cooperation between the two sides in the future.
Sept. 24, 2020
The Postal and Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) set up a community based information centre at Karanda Mission Hospital to increase access of information in rural communities and promote development.