Tawanda Karombo

OPay partners Mastercard to ‘open up e-commerce to millions’ in Africa

Merchants and consumers from Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Morocco, Nigeria, and South Africa have an alternative payment option.
Tawanda Karombo
5:00
Tuesday

EXCLUSIVE: Opportunity within Ethiopia’s nascent Fintech and mobile payments industries

Nigerian mobile payments and financial services company Paga is competing for greater market share and company’s CEO explains why.
1:50

Data, smartphone use and Fintech anchor Safaricom’s market position

Company announced strong results this week, reinforced by increase in subscriptions, data use and Fintech.
1:50

Airtel Malawi still swinging despite taking blows in stressed-out economy

Despite forex loss and sustained pressure, company has managed to increase revenue from data and voice silos.
1:50

Zimbabwe hikes taxes on electronic forex transactions

One of the measures government has implemented to try to stop economic nose-dive.
2:00

US$91m licence fee bites into MTN Rwanda’s after-tax profits

But operator still posts increase in data services, data traffic and mobile money revenue.
2:10

Malawi’s TNM preps for challenging economic times ahead

Mobile operator cites foreign currency shortage, volatile exchange rate and sustained cost pressure on margins.
1:40

East Africa eyes tax windfalls from big tech and digital services

Digital services players say tax authorities representing the East African Community (EAC) member states have agreed to develop a joint strategy to tax the digital economy.
2:20
21 Apr

Zimbabwe’s mobile money market rattled after InnBucks shut down

Authorities argue the Simbisa-run service does not possess a permit.
2:20
20 Apr

GSMA urges dialogue amid increase in mobile money taxes in Africa

Affordability of service and smartphones as one of the key barriers to digital inclusion in Africa.
2:00
Apr 19, 2022

Ethiopia: telco rivals agree to tower power share deal

Safaricom and Ethio Telecom have concluded interconnection and capacity lease agreements.
1:50
Apr 14, 2022

Ballooning inflation bursts Zimbabwe’s mobile telecommunications bubble

Industry regulator releases report documenting impact of economic challenges on mobile telecommunications.
1:40
Apr 12, 2022

Uganda leans on Temtum Group for CBDC rollout

Parties met to discuss digital currencies, CBDC technology as well as revenue tax collection and mobile money issues.