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EcoCash, Steward Bank savings product put on hold to boost features, allow for migration to new platform

EcoCash and Steward Bank have confirmed that they have temporarily suspended EcoCash$ave to allow for its migration to a new platform while the two companies repackage and improve the product. The announcement follows a customer notice published by the two Cassava Smartech entities late yesterday. EcoCash$ave is a small-savings account that is jointly offered

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Econet reviews bundle tariff prices

ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe (Econet) has reviewed its voice, SMS and data bundles in line with tariffs approved by the regulator in August last year. The latest adjustment comes after State-owned mobile network operator NetOne increased its bundle prices last week, with Telecel Zimbabwe expected to follow soon as the telecommunications industry battles viability challenges. “Please note,

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Steward Bank upgrades banking App as bank moves to enhance customer experience

Revamps Square 2.1 App, harnesses new technology to beef up security features Staff Reporter STEWARD Bank has upgraded its mobile banking application ‘Square 2.1’ as the bank moves to further improve its customer experience and enhance the App’s security features. The application, which allows Steward Bank customers to conduct transactions from their mobile devices, now has

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Wide Econet data network keeps businesses, communities going under lockdown

THE COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent national lockdowns have underlined the importance of reliable data services in keeping people, communities, businesses and the nation at large connected, and in ensuring essential commercial and public services continue unhindered. Authorities have had to impose lockdowns to arrest the spread of the deadly coronavirus, with recorded cumulative cases in

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Econet unveils AI-powered Chatbot ‘Yamurai’ to enhance customer experience

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has launched a customer service enhancing Chatbot named Yamurai, to empower its customers and improve their customer experience. Econet said the Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven Chatbot will give customers an additional digital customer support channel as the company steps up efforts to optimize efficiencies and manage the surge in caller-based customer queries amid the COVID-19

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Masiyiwa urges young Africans to lead entrepreneurial revolution & create wealth

Pan-African businessman Strive Masiyiwa has called on young African entrepreneurs – that he has called ‘digital, liberated young entrepreneurs’ – to lead a wealth-creation, entrepreneurial revolution on the continent. Masiyiwa writes: I remember a time when the richest man in the world was always an old man; a very old man. Before Bill Gates, the

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