Zimbabwe targets to increase internet coverage

By Kenias Chivuzhe THE need to improve mobile data coverage and affordability took centre stage at an Information Communication Technologies (ICT) Consultative Meeting held in Vumba this Monday. As the…

Innovation critical for attainment of Vision 2030, Prof Murwira

By Lisa Masuku THE entrenchment of a culture of innovation in young people has been identified as central in promoting the vision of an upper middle-in-come society by 2030. Day…

The microchip implants that let you pay with your hand

BBC – Patrick Paumen causes a stir whenever he pays for something in a shop or restaurant. This is because the 37-year-old doesn’t need to use a bank card or…

Local production of livestock vaccines on course

By John Nhandara ZIMBABWE’S livestock vaccines manufacturing initiative is progressing well, with the setting up of a bio safety laboratory in Harare now at an advanced stage. The country is…

Apple working on a hardware subscription service for iPhones

Apple Inc. is working on a subscription service for the iPhone and other hardware products,hardware products, a move that could make device ownership similar to paying a monthly app fee,…

Met dept secures disaster prediction technology

By Wellington Makonese Climate change has heightened the country’s adoption of latest weather prediction systems, with government having procured weather radars that assess storms, their speed and magnitude in specific…

ICT ministry to develops ease of doing business apps

By Yolanda Moyo The Ministry of ICT, Postal and Courier services is seized with developing 120 applications that are set to improve service delivery and decentralise postal and courier services…

Government calls for diasporans to invest in the girl child through STEM

By Peter Chivhima GOVERNMENT says empowering women and girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is key in unlocking the country’s economy. As the world adopts new technologies including…

Elon Musk: Starship rocket close to going orbital

Elon Musk is hopeful he can launch his new monster rocket system in maybe a couple of months. In a presentation made while standing in front of what he calls…

HIT designs first solar panel prototype in Zimbabwe

By Wellington Makonese THE Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) is now focusing on mass production and commercialisation of its solar panels after managing to design a functional solar panel prototype.…