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Trade experts call for swift implementation of African Continental Free Trade Area

GENEVA/DAKAR – African trade experts have called for the swift implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to lift Africa out of an economic downturn caused by COVID-19. Speaking at a trade forum in Dakar, Senegal, AfCFTA Secretary-General Wamkele Mene said that the pandemic had, for the first time in 25 years, caused

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VAYA and Thumela eKhaya unveil on-demand grocery delivery service

VAYA Technology Limited (VAYA) has partnered with South Africa based e-commerce firm Thumela eKhaya to facilitate the delivery of groceries bought in from the diaspora to Zimbabwe. Mr Peterson Tengende (pictured), Thumela eKhaya’s Chief Executive Officer, said the on-demand grocery delivery service will enable Zimbabweans living and working in the diaspora to support

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Surge in demand for Econet’s self-care solutions

HARARE – Econet Wireless Zimbabwe (Econet) says demand for its virtual self-service platforms is surging as customers adapt, amid ongoing social distancing measures during the Covid-19 pandemic. Zimbabwe, like most countries in the world, introduced a national lockdown in March to combat the spread of the deadly Coronavirus, which has affected millions of people globally.

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