By Percy Tavagwisa
Africom Scooped another award in recognition of their home grown apps at the recently help Buy Zimbabwe Awards at Sango Conference Centre- Cresta Lodge.
Guroo won the prestigious innovation award buy Zimbabwean players for the bespoke market. Speaking after receiving the award, the marketing manager Mr Prosper Mutswiri said “This just shows that we are on course and the market agrees with us.”
Africom also got the 2nd Runner Up in The Telecoms Service Award category after Econet wireless Zimbabwe. The Buy Zimbabwe Awards aim to: Celebrate the remarkable and outstanding roles played by local companies in rejuvenating the economy, creating jobs, generating wealth and stirring national pride and Honor and celebrate organizations and individuals for industriously supporting Buy Zimbabwe since its inception.
The AFRICOM’s Guroo product has been nominated for BUY ZIMBABWE INNOVATION AWARD, This award recognizes a Buy Zimbabwe Partner for coming up with a new product/service that portrays exceptional innovation in technology.
For the BUY ZIMBABWE TELECOMS SERVICE PROVIDER OF THE YEAR, this award recognizes a local company for an outstanding performance in the Telecoms sector. AFRICOM qualified for the nomination after an initial assessment and will be competing with other top contenders in each category.
The Buy Zimbabwe Board of Trustee is chaired by Deputy Chairperson Mr Oswell Binha the adjudicating organizations are; Ministry of Industry of Commerce, Standards Association of Zimbabwe (SAZ), Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries ( CZI), Consumer Council of Zimbabwe (CCZ), Contact Centre Association of Zimbabwe (CCAZ), SME Association of Zimbabwe (SMEAZ ) and Buy Zimbabwe.