16 June 2021 in African history

Stanbic introduces a chatbot called Stan

Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe announced the launch of Stan, the bank’s virtual assistant. Stan will be available on Facebook, Twitter and web chat.

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Iron Duke Dam collapses

Iron Duke Dam partially collapsed and killed two people on this day. Iron duke Dam is near Glendale in Mashonaland Central. The cause of the collapse were believed to be caused by heavy rains in the area, damaging the infrastructure.

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TelOne announces a satellite broadband services deal with Eutelsat

TelOne MD, Chipo Mutasa via Satellitetoday.com announced a deal that will see the company partnering with global satellite operator Eutelsat to offer satellite broadband services targeted at households and businesses in remote areas.

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Top cop Erasmus Makodza nabbed by ZACC

Matebeleland North Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Commanding Officer Erasmus Makodza was on this day nabbed by the Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commission (ZACC). The policeman was being charged with criminal abuse of duty in which he influenced the ZRP to lease a ZRP owned farm to someone close to him.

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Top cop Erasmus Makodza granted bail

Commisioner Erasmus Makodza was on this day granted bail, a day after being arrested by the Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commission (ZACC) on abuse of duty charges.

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