Tag: Econet

Zimbabwe accuses mobile phone operator Econet of money laundering

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean police have issued a warrant against the largest mobile phone operator Econet Wireless to hand over a list of its mobile money transactions and subscribers because...

Zim billionaire Masiyiwa to bid for Ethiopian telecoms licence

Telecommunications group Econet is reportedly looking to acquire a license in Ethiopia which is opening up industry to foreign investment for the first time. Sabelo Dlamini, Senior Research and consulting Manager at International Data Corporation joins CNBC Africa for more.

Zimbabwean economic crisis takes its toll on business

Batanai Matsika, Head of Research at Morgan & Co joins CNBC Africa for a Zimbabwean market update as African telecommunications giant Econet announced that it is putting its Econet Media Broadcasting and news unit up for sale after going insolvent.

Strive Masiyiwa optimistic about Mnangagwa, calls for removal of sanctions

CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha speaks to Zimbabwean billionaire Strive Masiyiwa, Founder & Chairman of global telecommunications group Econet about the state of governance in Africa, Zimbabwe's political and economic problems and why he won’t stop investing despite political troubles.

Strive Masiyiwa bemoans lack of investment into Africa’s telecoms infrastructure

Econet Chairman Strive Masiyiwa spoke to CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha about their investment plans for Africa and the importance of infrastructure investment in the telecoms sector.

What you don’t know can hurt you: Why Africa can no longer ignore these diseases…

Over 500 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa at risk of, and need, treatment for NTDs. This could be a solution.