Shameel Joosub

Vodafone Egypt acquisition bolsters Vodacom’s Africa ambitions

Vodafone Egypt said to have contributed R1.8-billion to group service revenue.
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Safaricom Ethiopia switches on network

2G, 3G and 4G mobile services are available in 11 cities from today.
May 16, 2022

Vodacom edges closer to pan-African tech goal

Based on its preliminary results for the year ended 31 March 2022, company confirms a “watershed year” for its transition plans.

Vodacom South Africa appoints new MD

Sitho Mdlalose, currently MD of Vodacom Tanzania, will serve in new position from July 2022.
Feb 1, 2022

Vodacom rakes in over R2bn with financial services

Operator experienced a 12.5% increase in financial services revenue to hit the R2-billion mark for the first time in a quarter.
Nov 15, 2021

Vodacom in major African Fintech push, guns for 70m customers

The telco sees strong growth potential for customer adoption and is targeting 73 million financial services customers in three years.
Nov 10, 2021

Vodacom hits acquisition trail, begins with Vodafone Egypt for R41bn

Group also acquires strategic stake in CIVH assets to establish InfraCo entity.
Sep 20, 2021

Global initiative to give 3.4bn access to smartphones

The Vodafone and ITU project will identify policy, commercial and circular-economy interventions to increase smartphone access.
Sep 7, 2021

M-Pesa notches up 50m customers

The number of transactions grew to 4.5 billion in the quarter - with a total transaction value of €63 billion.
Aug 9, 2021

Vodacom pledge gives Lesotho’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout a booster shot

Telecommunications firm donates US$1m towards delivery of 1.3 million vaccines headed for the mountain kingdom.
Jul 23, 2021

Vodacom rakes in R24.8bn revenue in Q1

The company reports strong results in the first quarter, which also saw the awarding of a telecoms licence in Ethiopia and interest in its VodaPay ecosystem.