EcoCash – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com Zimbabwe News and Internet Radio Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:28:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 http://nehandaradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cropped-Nehanda-Radio-Favicon-512-32x32.jpg EcoCash – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com 32 32 Swipe into EcoCash service available http://nehandaradio.com/2018/05/25/swipe-into-ecocash-service-available/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/05/25/swipe-into-ecocash-service-available/#comments Fri, 25 May 2018 11:24:18 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=178378 Swipe into EcoCash

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe (Private) Limited, the parent company of EcoCash and Steward Bank, advised its customers and the transacting public on Tuesday that the Swipe into EcoCash service was available and there are no plans to discontinue it.

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Teacher swindles beverage firm of $90K http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/26/teacher-swindles-beverage-firm-of-90k/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/26/teacher-swindles-beverage-firm-of-90k/#comments Thu, 26 Apr 2018 06:49:17 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175880

A 54-year-old Gutu teacher and businessman allegedly swindled a Mpandawana-based beverages company of $90 000 through a well-planned Ecocash scam.

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Chaka-Chaya neEcoCash promotion returns http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/10/chaka-chaya-neecocash-promotion-returns/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/10/chaka-chaya-neecocash-promotion-returns/#comments Tue, 10 Apr 2018 09:27:20 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174117

EcoCash subscribers stand a chance to win various prizes following the return of the Chaka-Chaya neEcoCash promotion. The promotion, now in its second year, begins today and ends on July 5.

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Econet dismisses social media reports on EcoCash http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/02/econet-dismisses-social-media-reports-ecocash/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/02/econet-dismisses-social-media-reports-ecocash/#comments Fri, 02 Feb 2018 06:44:02 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=166108 File picture of EcoCash agents

ECONET Wireless has dismissed social media claims regarding the security around EcoCash transactions after allegations that people can easily manipulate the system went viral.

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EcoCash, Untu Capital to broaden public access to money markets http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/11/ecocash-untu-capital-broaden-public-access-money-markets/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/11/ecocash-untu-capital-broaden-public-access-money-markets/#comments Thu, 11 Jan 2018 08:10:52 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=163823

EcoCash has partnered a local micro finance company to allow the public to participate in the purchase of tradable bonds, set to raise $1 million in debt financing for start-ups and small businesses. EcoCash customers can purchase the bonds, issued by Untu Capital – and called U-Gain – via their mobile phones for as little as $50 from the Financial Securities Exchange.

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New wave of EcoCash fraud http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/23/new-wave-ecocash-fraud/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/23/new-wave-ecocash-fraud/#comments Sat, 23 Dec 2017 16:49:25 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=162374 File picture of EcoCash agents

A new form of fraud involving EcoCash transactions has hit Bulawayo with unsuspecting businesses being duped by fraudsters allegedly using screen shots from previous transactions

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Ecocash launches ‘Swipe to EcoCash’ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/10/26/ecocash-launches-swipe-ecocash/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/10/26/ecocash-launches-swipe-ecocash/#comments Thu, 26 Oct 2017 05:27:46 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=156815

ECONET Wireless’ mobile money platform, EcoCash has launched a ‘Swipe into EcoCash’ service that enables customers whose banks have not integrated with EcoCash to be able to swipe their monies from their bank account into their EcoCash accounts.

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EcoCash suspends international debit card http://nehandaradio.com/2017/10/13/ecocash-suspends-international-debit-card/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/10/13/ecocash-suspends-international-debit-card/#comments Fri, 13 Oct 2017 05:54:02 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=155719 EcoCash Mastercard

EcoCash, the country’s largest mobile payment platform, has suspended use of its Mastercards outside the country due to worsening foreign currency shortages.

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Econet reduces MasterCard international limits http://nehandaradio.com/2017/08/16/econet-reduces-mastercard-international-limits/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/08/16/econet-reduces-mastercard-international-limits/#comments Wed, 16 Aug 2017 04:13:15 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=151832 Econet partners MasterCard in mobile money transfer (Picture by John Cassim)

Econet Wireless’ mobile money transfer service EcoCash says it will be implementing international limit restrictions on its MasterCard debit card due to foreign currency challenges being experienced in the country.

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Opposition leader sues Econet over $1 http://nehandaradio.com/2017/08/14/opposition-leader-sues-econet-1/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/08/14/opposition-leader-sues-econet-1/#comments Mon, 14 Aug 2017 09:15:30 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=151703 Kisinoti Mukwazhe

Zimbabwe Development Party leader Mr Kisinoti Mukwazhe has taken a local mobile network service provider to the High Court for a dollar that he claims was unprocedurally deducted from his account.

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Ecocash service down http://nehandaradio.com/2017/08/12/ecocash-service-down/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/08/12/ecocash-service-down/#comments Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:08:35 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=151609 Econet partners MasterCard in mobile money transfer (Picture by John Cassim)

Econet Wireless will carry out scheduled maintenance work on its mobile money transfer platform EcoCash over the weekend to optimise the system ahead of increased transaction volumes anticipated in the coming months.

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Ecocash dominance unsettles government http://nehandaradio.com/2017/08/11/ecocash-dominance-unsettles-government/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/08/11/ecocash-dominance-unsettles-government/#comments Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:51:31 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=151558 ICT minister Supa Mandiwanzira

Information Communication Technology Minister Supa Mandiwanzira has expressed disquiet over Econet Wireless’ dominance of the country’s mobile money payments system saying this exposed the country to risk, should the largest telecommunications firm’s systems fail.

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MBCA, Econet in talks over Ecocash http://nehandaradio.com/2017/08/09/mbca-econet-talks-ecocash/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/08/09/mbca-econet-talks-ecocash/#comments Wed, 09 Aug 2017 01:57:48 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=151406 MBCA Managing Director and Bankers Association of Zimbabwe president Dr Charity Jinya (left)

Foreign-owned bank MBCA and the country's largest mobile network provider Econet Wireless Zimbabwe are finalising a deal which will see the bank integrate with the latter's mobile money platform EcoCash so joining the majority of banks.

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Econet slashes EcoCash merchant payment fees http://nehandaradio.com/2017/07/04/econet-slashes-ecocash-merchant-payment-fees/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/07/04/econet-slashes-ecocash-merchant-payment-fees/#comments Tue, 04 Jul 2017 02:05:09 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=147893 Econet chief executive officer Mr Douglas Mboweni

ECONET Wireless has reduced EcoCash tariffs on all merchant payments by up to 50 percent with effect from yesterday, to reduce cost of transacting on the payment platform.

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EcoCash integrates services with nine banks http://nehandaradio.com/2017/05/24/ecocash-integrates-services-nine-banks/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/05/24/ecocash-integrates-services-nine-banks/#comments Wed, 24 May 2017 10:06:51 +0000 http://srv5s94j.gb-02.live-paas.net/?p=144028

Econet Wireless’ mobile banking facility EcoCash has integrated its services with nine banks as more consumers embrace use of plastic money and mobile money platforms.

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