vaya news

12
Feb

Bridging the digital divide, how SME’s are gaining a seat at the table.

The gap between the Haves and the Have-not has not only been a prevalent issue in social settings but also in the business environment. Traditionally, it is large conglomerates in first world countries with financial stamina, extensive client bases coupled with wide distribution networks that had access to information, data and resources which made them more competitive and better contribute

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24
Jan

Council, Clean City sign service delivery MoU

The City of Harare and Clean City Private Limited yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will allow the two parties to collaborate in service delivery to Harare residents. Areas of collaboration under the MoU include refuse collection, dump-sites clearance, repair and maintenance of City of Harare refuse trucks along with construction and management of waste facilities in areas

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3
Jan

VAYA takes to the skies with the launch of VAYA Air Charter

Cassava On Demand has launched VAYA Air Charter, a service that will allow business and tourist travellers to hire private planes to any destination. The service will be the first of its kind in Zimbabwe and will see VAYA – which in the past year has successfully rolled out many services under its VAYA Mobility, VAYA Logistics and VAYA Tractor

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17
Dec

Vaya Unveils VAYA Cross Border And VAYA Intercity Services

Cassava’s VAYA mobility division has unveiled two new services  that is VAYA Cross Border and VAYA Intercity ahead of the busy holiday season. Speaking on the launch of the services, VAYA CEO Mrs Dorothy Zimuto said the services are set to bring much-needed relief to travelers during the busy festive period and beyond. “We are excited to add these services

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17
Dec

Is sub-Saharan Africa ready for the electric vehicle revolution? Electric cars charging from solar photovoltaic panels in Nairobi, Kenya

When Francis Romano imported his first electric vehicle, a Nissan Leaf, into Kenya in 2016, it was held up at the port because customs officials had never seen one before. Since the car didn’t have an internal combustion engine, they didn’t know what to make of it. But things are changing fast. When Romano imported more electric vehicles to test

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18
Oct

Contract and commercial farmers turn to Vaya Tractor

High demand for tractors through Vaya Tractor by large commercial farmers and organizations that do contract farming has surprised the Cassava management team as the service takes off. “We thought all the demand would come from smallholder farmers, who don’t own tractors. But even large commercial farmers are coming to us enquiring for the service. We are also seeing demand

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11
Oct

Vaya Tractor finally launched commercially

This week the Vaya Tractor finally launched commercially after more than six months of “pre-commercial” trials. Hundreds of people attended the launch which was also attended by dignitaries, including Zimbabwe’s Minister of Agriculture, the Deputy Minister of ICT, diplomats, donor organizations, farmer organizations, and agri-supply companies. Most importantly, leading farmers from the smallholder sector were also there. Zimbabwe was chosen

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22
Aug

Free Vaya For Healthcare Workers As Vaya Launches Carpool & Shuttle Services

As exclusively reported a few months

22
Aug

Vaya Accelerates Introduction Of Carpool And Shuttle Services.

Vaya has accelerated the introduction of its new services Vaya Carpool and Vaya Shuttle in a bid to help alleviate the fuel crisis in Zimbabwe. Dorothy Zimuto, the CEO of the Vaya businesses at Cassava Smartech, said the two Vaya services will help reduce the number of cars on the roads by making it easier for people to share vehicles.

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15
Aug

Econet Group Employees, School Run Gets Free Vaya

Amid rising transport costs triggered by the fuel challenges in Zimbabwe, Econet Group staff have received a major boost as the corporate has started offering employees VAYA staff shuttles to commute to and from work and VAYA school shuttle services to handle their children’s school run.   “These two initiatives come with two-pronged benefits; providing affordable convenience to our valued

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