Econet’s free remittance service get thumbs up

Last year alone, Zimbabwe received over US$1.873 billion in diaspora remittances, up 16% from US$1.617 billion received in 2022.
By Donald Nyandoro May. 29, 2024

Econet says it wants to make all remittances into Zimbabwe free

Econet’s group chief executive, Douglas Mboweni, said the initiative would remain in place for some time
By Donald Nyandoro May. 7, 2024

Econet in a remittance first for Zimbabwe

Econet has partnered with its sister company, Sasai Money Transfer
By Donald Nyandoro May. 1, 2024

Zim remittances rise 8%

Diaspora remittances — money sent by a person in a foreign land to his or her home country — have become one of  the biggest foreign currency sources for Zimbabwe after exports.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jan. 5, 2024

How Africa can make the most of diaspora finance

After ensuring that families are fed, remittances are used mostly to fund health and education expenses.
By Tsitsi Masiyiwa Nov. 11, 2023

Diaspora remittances hit US$1,17b mark

Diaspora remittances — money sent by a person in a foreign land to his or her home country—have become one the biggest foreign currency sources for Zimbabwe after exports
By Mthandazo Nyoni Nov. 5, 2023

Letters: Zim suffers brain drain due to fragile political environment, faltering economy

Independent estimates, however, show that over three million Zimbabweans are living abroad and citizens continue to leave the country.
By Amh Voices Aug. 24, 2023