Vodafone to sell M-Pesa holding company for a dollar

Completion of the transaction is subject to various approvals, which are expected to be obtained before or during July 2023.
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Tanzania unveils broadband project supported by World Bank

The project will see all 26 regions across Tanzania's mainland reached with quality and reliable telecommunication services, said President Hassan.
15 May

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.

Vodafone Egypt bumps up Vodacom Group contribution

Vodafone Egypt ended the financial year with 45.5 million customers, while average revenue per user grew by 19.3%.
12 May

Safaricom hastens Kenya public sector digital transformation

14 counties are set benefit from various technology solutions offered by  Safaricom to unlock their economic potential.
11 May

Ethiopia grants Safaricom's M-Pesa mobile money license

Mpesa is set to compete against EthioTelecom’s Telebirr mobile money offering.
May 2, 2023

Safaricom unveils myCounty app to digitise municipal services

The telco-backed service aims to ease access and payment of county services for the public, saving them from having to visit county offices for manual payments.
Mar 16, 2023

Ghana’s unpopular MoMo tax hits Botswana’s Letshego hard

Letshego Group’s mobile loan book decreased by 26% year-on-year , as result of an unpopular tax imposed on mobile money transfers in Ghana.
Mar 1, 2023

UK forms alliance with Africa to push digital commerce and trade

The UK government hosted over 100 senior executives in Africa’s technology space, spotlighting opportunities for partnership and collaboration in digital commerce and trade.
Jan 17, 2023

Vodafone gets the nod to dispose Ghanaian unit

National Communications Authority of Ghana has approved application by Vodafone Ghana to transfer a 70% stake to Telecel.

Malawi's third operator bags early win for network ambitions

Nyasa Mobile has secured partnership with Vodafone to assist it in rolling its network out.
Dec 14, 2021

Vodafone and Mavenir Complete First Call Over Containerised Open RAN Solution

Having first started work on a containerised indoor enterprise connectivity solution in January 2021, Vodafone has completed tests for an important stage of the technology roadmap.