SMS driven Online Funeral Coordination made in Zimbabwe

Press Release- 16 July 2015, Harare ZIMBABWEAN TECH ENTREPRENEURES LAUNCH AN SMS DRIVEN ONLINE FUNERAL COORDINATION STARTUP Zimbabwean Tech entrepreneurs launch a streamlined funeral coordination platform called funeral.ly. The platform leverages on SMS and whatsapp to notify and share funeral updates to their targeted audience. This came after the founder experienced logistical hardships and frustrations…

Zimbabwe: The Case for Business Incubators and Innovation Hubs

By Kudzai Mubaiwa. Economic development is something every nation desires, for overall economic prosperity should result in the general well-being of its people. Business incubators and innovation hubs are a very practical tool for bringing the best ideas to life and to a point of scale and commercialisation. The world’s leading institution on advancing business…

South2North – Zimbabwe: Lessons from land reform

Last Friday on Al Jazeera’s global talk show South 2 North, Redi Tlhabi asked whether Zimbabwe’s land reforms are finally bearing fruit as President Robert Mugabe reaches his 33rd year in power. Redi’s in-studio guests were Teresa Smart, co-author of Zimbabwe Takes Its Land Back; Professor Samson Moyo, executive director of the African Institute for Agrarian Studies and author of Land and…

Jailed Zimbabwean human rights lawyer speaks out on South 2 North

This Friday on South 2 North, Al Jazeera’s new global talk show broadcast from Johannesburg, Redi Tlhabi discusses the worldwide plight of refugees with activists from Zimbabwe, Rwanda, and Myanmar. This week’s guests include Rwandan human rights lawyer Kennedy Gihana and Myanmar human rights activist Maung Tun Khin, who is on a worldwide tour to raise awareness…