Mazoe Orange Crush: The Great Sugar Scandal

changes to the Mazoe recipes

Schweppes makes changes to the Mazoe recipes Zimbabweans, who are known for making light of serious situations, have, over the past few days, been complaining following the decision by Schweppes and Coca Cola to replace sugar with artificial sweeteners in its Mazoe products. So serious has the issue become that the two companies were forced … Read more

New Satellite TV Company, Starsat, Unlikely to Break DSTV’s Monopoly in Zimbabwe

Starsat DSTV challenger

Will StarTimes (Starsat) suffer the same fate as DSTV? Excitable Zimbabweans found out over the weekend that a new, Chinese backed Satellite TV offering will, in a few days, be entering the domestic market. This will represent a direct challenge to DSTV. StarTimes will reportedly be launched in the country under the Starsat brand. Will … Read more

Consumer Prices Beginning to fall in Zimbabwe

prices have been falling in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s Economy Stabilizing Have just been to the supermarket and, although consumer prices in Zimbabwe are still shockingly high, I did notice a downward trend. There was a time, not so long ago, when it appeared as if the new dispensation was becoming overwhelmed by increases in prices across the board. Even the black market … Read more

Paynet Suspends Service to Zimbabwean Banks

Paynet Zimbabwe has suspended services to Zimbabwean banks

For the second time this year, Paynet Zimbabwe has suspended service to Zimbabwean banks over non payment of fees. Visit the Paynet website today, and you will notice that all the banks there are marked as suspended. What does this mean? So, what happens when Paynet Zimbabwe suspends service to Zimbabwean banks? Well, it simply … Read more

What is the Internet of Things? IoT Definition

what is the internet of things

The Internet of Things (IoT) was all the rage a few years ago, with experts predicting that by now, the world should have talking refrigerators and televisions. Okay, so we exaggerate a bit. Still, when most people think about the Internet of Things, they imagine a world of Science Fiction, where Artificial Intelligence has grown … Read more

How I lost 10 kilograms in 3 months

how to lose 10kgs in 3 months

Okay, this may not sound impressive to some, considering the fact that there are so many articles floating around out there that claim to hold the keys to losing 10kgs in one week. To be frank, when I started on this journey, I didn’t quite know where I was headed. That was mostly because I … Read more

High Tech Shipping Container Schools for Africa

Shipping container schools provide solutions for Africa

For most people in the West, the idea of children learning under trees, while exposed to the elements appears rather remote. However, it is one of the realities that learners in Africa and other underdeveloped parts of the world face on a daily basis. Not only do these youngsters have to walk long distances; sometimes … Read more