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The Zimbabwe`s ministry of ICT, Postal and Courier Service (ICTPCS) tonight held the grand ICT achievers awards 2013 where they awarded Zimbabwe`s Top finest in various ICT related sectors at a colourful event graced by the nation`s `s top ICT Players.
This year’s ICT achievers have definitely bounced back bigger and better and surely the whole team behind the awards may have learnt one or two things from the yester year mistakes.
Speaking during the official opening of the event the guest of Honour highlighted the need to develop ICTs to solve our daily problems and commended all the players for the tremendous efforts they have put to drive ICTs in Zimbabwe.
The ICTPCS minister Hon Webster Shamu was amongst the officials present and officially presenting the awards at a very colourful, well organised red carpet event .
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16 various national categories were being contested and TechnoMag was Live Streaming the event, Econet wireless Zimbabwe walked away with a total of 4 awards, exactly the same number they got the night before at the MAZ awards.
The winners of the categories were
• Top ICT Company Of the year Econet Wireless Zimbabwe
• Top ICT Project Of The Year(Private Sector) Netone
• Top ICT Project Of The Year (Public Sector) Chartered Systems Integration (Zimra Payment Online sys)
• Top ICT Businessman Of the Year Douglas Mboweni (Econet CEO)
• Top ICT Businesswoman Of The Year Divine Ndukhula
• Top ICT Company Of The Year Econet Wireless Zimbabwe
• Top ICT Journalist Of The Year Rutsito Tonderai
• Top Web developer of the year(Company) Sadomba mahari
• Top Public Sector website of the year Ministry of Foreign Affairs
• Top Young ICT innovator of the year Munyaradzi Gwatidzo
• Top ICT educator of the year(Institution) Chinhoyi University Of Technology
• Top ICT rural school of the year Chidhudhuma High School
• Top ICT Urban School of the Year St Christopher Primary School
• Top ICT Supportive Bank of the Year Steward Bank
• Top ICT enabled Courier company of the year Courier Connect
• Top ICT user Ministry of the year Ministry Of Tourism
We failed to ascertain how Netone the government mobile operator managed to get the private sector award category.
The 2013 ICT Achievers awards to a large extent were a major success with most well deserving companies and individuals managing to make their way on the top 16 national list.
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