M-Pesa

Safaricom launches cross-merchant mobile money system

Pay Bill solution forms part of a phased interoperability process among the company, Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya.
Vincent Matinde
1:40
Jul 13, 2022

M-Pesa still a cash cow for Safaricom

The addition of new solutions has helped drive up demand and adoption of the mobile payment platform.
2:00
May 17, 2022

Vodacom Tanzania leverages M-Pesa’s reach to catapult health insurance service

New service under VodaBima is offered through a partnership with Jubilee Insurance, Mo Assurance and Milvik Tanzania.
5:10
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.
1:40
Mar 10, 2022

Operators consider M-Pesa expansion as growth hits new mark

Safaricom announces 30 million active subscribers in Kenya, 51 million across the continent.
1:30

Most Kenyans opt for the mobile money route to remittance

Central Bank of Kenya releases findings of December 2021 survey.
3:30
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.
2:10
Nov 10, 2021

Safaricom upbeat over Ethiopia despite conflict

Company announces investment target of between US$1.5bn and US$2bn.
2:20
Sep 17, 2021

Vodacom Tanzania extends remittance reach further East

Company announces launches “Dunia Kijiji, Afrika Mashariki ni Yako” campaign.
3:40
Sep 14, 2021

High costs weigh heavily on remittances to Africa

Market research shows costs associated with sending remittances to the continent are some of the highest in the world.
2:00
Sep 9, 2021

VCL Financial Services launches M-Pesa App

According to the financial services provider, customers can use the M-Pesa service and complete transactions even when they are without data.
3:00
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.