Ecocash – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com Zimbabwean media organisation focused on encouraging & participating in progressive national dialogue Fri, 14 Jun 2019 17:09:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://www.263chat.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/263-Chat-Website-Logo-01-3-01-100x100.png Ecocash – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com 32 32 ‘Chaka-Chaya neEcoCash’ Promotion Back and Bigger https://www.263chat.com/chaka-chaya-neecocash-promotion-back-and-bigger/ Wed, 15 May 2019 11:12:20 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48611

The multimillion dollar ‘ChakaChaya neEcoCash’ promotion is back. Now in its third successive year, this year’s promotion is offering more prizes, including cash, houses, a Cape Town cruise, property stands, goats and cows – not to mention a trip for two to the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt, which the Zimbabwe Warriors recently […]

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RBZ Praises EcoCash For Raising Zim Flag High https://www.263chat.com/rbz-praises-ecocash-for-raising-zim-flag-high/ Tue, 18 Dec 2018 12:24:38 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=41905

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has hailed Econet Wireless’ flagship company EcoCash for facilitating financial inclusion and raising the country’s flag high regionally and internationally. Addressing stakeholders at the Cassava Smartech Zimbabwe listing on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange today, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Deputy Governor, Dr Jesimen Chipika recognised Cassava Smart tech for taking advantage of […]

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Cassava Modeled Around Giant Chinese Company Tencent https://www.263chat.com/cassava-modeled-around-giant-chinese-company-tencent/ Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:59:26 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=40814 www.263chat.com

The vision behind Cassava Smartech is to create a technology company similar to China’s Tencent, according to Cassava Group CEO, Mr Darlington Mandivenga. Tencent, one of the largest companies in the world, is a corporate behemoth with a market capitalization, at its peak, of over US$700 billion. Speaking on the sidelines of an investors’ forum […]

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Econet Set To Spin Off Cassava To Create Fintech Giant https://www.263chat.com/econet-set-to-spin-off-cassava-to-create-fintech-giant/ Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:15:39 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=39095

Cassava may not yet be a household name in Zimbabwe, but over the next few weeks Cassava is set to become one of the largest companies in the country. The company, best known through its numerous brands that for years have been part of Econet’s products and services, is set to emerge as a stand-alone […]

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Econet Launches Long-Term Cholera Preventive Campaign https://www.263chat.com/econet-launches-long-term-cholera-preventive-campaign/ Thu, 11 Oct 2018 06:07:19 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=38690

Econet Wireless has taken its fight against Cholera to a new level by shifting the focus from an emergency response to a sustained, collaborative campaign aimed at preventing future outbreaks of the epidemic. Speaking at the launch of what the company calls the “Arise and Shine” campaign in Harare’s Glenview suburb yesterday morning, Econet CEO […]

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Econet Celebrates 20 Years of ZSE Listing    https://www.263chat.com/econet-celebrates-20-years-of-zse-listing/ Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:56:39 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=37518 www.263chat.com

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe yesterday reached a major milestone after completing 20 years since its shares were listed and first publicly traded on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE); a month after Zimbabwe’s biggest mobile network also became the largest company on the local bourse by market capitalisation. The company was listed on September 17, 1998, a […]

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New Finance Minister Hits Ground Running https://www.263chat.com/new-finance-minister-hits-ground-running/ Wed, 12 Sep 2018 12:21:40 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=37312

Newly appointed Minister of Finance, Professor Mthuli Ncube has embarked on a listening and consulting roadshow with stakeholders, starting with a private meeting with captains of industry. Professor Ncube met with fifty chief executive officers of the leading businesses in Zimbabwe to consult and listen to the challenges they are facing in their operations. Issues […]

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Ecocash Partners Mastercard to Introduce Scan & Pay https://www.263chat.com/ecocash-partners-mastercard-to-introduce-scan-pay/ Wed, 29 Aug 2018 10:49:23 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=36527

Econet Wireless’ mobile financial technology division EcoCash has partnered Mastercard to introduce EcoCash Scan & Pay payments solution designed to serve the high volume traffic of mobile transactions across the country. Scan & Pay is a simple, secure and instant mobile payments solution for consumers and merchants being introduced to reduce cash usage and increase […]

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Industry report shows Econet pulling clear of industry rivals https://www.263chat.com/industry-report-shows-econet-pulling-clear-of-industry-rivals/ Tue, 10 Jul 2018 06:39:42 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=34333

-Potraz Q1 report puts operator at 65% customer market share
-Maintains revenue share of market at 84.3%
-Grows Internet & mobile data traffic share to 67.3%

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Thousands attend ‘Chaka-Chaya neEcoCash’ final draw https://www.263chat.com/thousands-attend-chaka-chaya-neecocash-final-draw/ Mon, 09 Jul 2018 11:40:55 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=34290 www.263chat.com

The final draw of the million-dollar ‘Chaka-Chaya neEcoCash’ promotion was held in the capital’s Harare Gardens at the weekend, drawing a bumper crowd of over 12 000 EcoCash customers that braved the cold weather to come and witness the curtains coming down on what has become one of the biggest promotions in the country. The […]

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