M-Pesa hits $365 billion milestone
In the last financial year, international M-Pesa revenue was up 31.1% to R6.5 billion, contributing 24.6% of service revenue.Staff Writer
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Ethiopia grants Safaricom's M-Pesa mobile money license
Mpesa is set to compete against EthioTelecom’s Telebirr mobile money offering.
Sudan, Ethiopia lead Africa with highest number of internet shutdowns
A new report examines partial and total shutdowns across the world and highlights the impact of every major internet blackout or shutdown.
Tech talent crunch hits East and West Africa, new study reveals
Over 90% of organisations in the two regions say the need for tech skills has increased in the past 12 months and the trend will continue this year.
Internet shutdowns: Ethiopian businesses lose US$146-million
New report quantifies country’s loss after internet shutdown in Tigray in 2022.
Safaricom plans to replicate Kenya’s success formula in Ethiopia
Safaricom PLC recently hosted its first investor day in Nairobi and provided detail about its aspirations in Ethiopia.
Stakes just got higher for Ethio Telecom
Government is considering partners who can bring in best practices in terms of operations, infrastructure management and next-generation technological capabilities.
Ethiopia scouts for third telecoms operator
Industry regulator has begun process to identify and licence new services provider.
Access Now petitions AU to help restore internet in Tigray
Organisation claims the region has experienced two years of sustained internet shutdowns.
Africa needs ‘resilient, open, inclusive and secure’ internet to advance digitally
UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres addressed delegates attending the 17th Internet Governance Forum held recently in Ethiopia.
Stakeholders unite on service to boost Ethiopia’s e-payments ecosystem
Oromia Bank, EthSwitch and Mastercard have partnered to encourage user adoption and growth.
New termination rates, excise duty dent Safaricom's voice revenue
Voice revenue decreased by 3.8% to KShs 39.99-billion, according to the company’s half-year results.
Ethiopia urges Africa to produce roadmap for solid statistical systems
Country’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs called on delegates at STATCOM to help reform and modernise official statistical systems.