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Connecting the continent

3 August 2017 The advent of the cell phone in Africa has had the same revolutionary effect as the steam train had in 19th Century Europe. It transformed communication, revolutionised an industry, and created unmatched convenience. As cell phones have been widely adopted throughout Africa, the next wave in technological advancement in the continent is being led by Econet Wireless’ sister company, Liquid Telecom. Speed matters and that is why Liquid is spearheading the latest revolution - the rise of ...

Planting a seed for the future

3 August 2017 Seven out of ten people in sub-Saharan Africa are farmers; compare that to North America where the ratio is two in one hundred. In Africa, agriculture is the bread and butter of millions; it is a crucial economic activity that provides employment and livelihood for the majority of the continent. That is why the Econet Foundation introduced their Agricultural Development arm. The project provides farmers with a platform to be productive in the crucial agricultural domain, and ultimately creates e...

Striving for a higher life

2 August 2017 Education is vital to a thriving society and it is critical for breaking the cycle of poverty. Each child represents the future - the future of the community, the country and in turn, the future of the world. However, millions of children do not have access to the education or support they need to reach their full potential. This is why the Higher Life Foundation has shifted its entire focus to sponsoring education. The Higher Life Foundation aims to reduce the harrowing reality that out of ...

Fast, Smart Easy

2 August 2017

Covered Across Continents

28 July 2017 It s the final countdown to your next business trip or holiday with the family. You’ve got your passport and airplane tickets, your bags are packed and your accommodation is booked. As you go through your travel checklist one last time, don’t forget travel cover! It is a crucial safety net just in case things go wrong while you are away from home. That is why you need Steward Health International Travel Cover! Discover the travel cover benefits you can exclusively enjoy as a Platinum...

A New Platinum Partner for You

18 February 2017 The Platinum Club is growing and we are excited to introduce our new Platinum partner - Vinal Investments Private Limited. Vinal is the brainchild of Dr. and Mrs. Munyeza and it serves as an umbrella to nine stores and five international restaurant franchises. You can exclusively enjoy the Platinum experience whenever you step into one of these Vinal establishments: Mugg Bean Start the day with a freshly brewed cup of coffee at Mugg Bean. It is a restaurant and coffee shop that makes t...

Investing in the future with Ruzivo

18 February 2017 If you were to drop-in to local primary schools around the country, you would likely find two contrasting situations that largely reflect the current education situation in Zimbabwe. In one school, you may find more than 40 students in a class, sharing limited and outdated textbooks. In another school, you may find a practically empty class due to parents being unable to pay school fees. To help complement government’s efforts in providing educational resources to all students, Econet Wire...

The Platinum Experience

30 January 2017 There are prestigious clubs around the world from the Hilton Honors Club to the Soho House in London, and they all share one key characteristic: absolute, utter exclusivity. They service only a select group of people, and attaining membership isn t easy. As a member of the Platinum Club you are a part of a privileged group of people that can enjoy the exclusive club treatment in Zimbabwe. Private clubs come with an expanding list of benefits that aren’t your run-of-the-mill perks. They...

The faster way to pay

19 November 2016 The most successful business people agree on one thing: time is the most important and finite re-source. You can’t buy it, rent it, borrow it, store it, renew it, or multiply it. That is why it is essential to maximise on the 24 hours you have every day, by reducing the amount of time you spend on dai-ly tasks like making payments. Near Field Communication (NFC) has made it possible to streamline your till experience, by allowing you to simply wave your card to make a small purchase, witho...

Go Cashless with EcoCash

17 August 2016 It’s 7:30 AM, you’re about to leave the house and you are being bombarded with requests on your way out of the door. You’re told, “DStv is due!”, asked to “please buy bread” and are reminded “Edgars needs to be paid”. Knowing you don’t have time to visit the bank, let alone to make multi-ple visits due to withdrawal limits, you breathe a sigh of relief remembering you’ve linked your EcoCash wallet to your bank account. Thousan...