Vodafone commits US$28m to expand m-mama programme

M-Pesa, mobile tech-based ‘ambulance taxi’ initiative to be rolled out in Lesotho, among other Sub-Saharan regions.

COVID-19 drives African states into cashless societies

Cash may have traditionally been king, but the coronavirus pandemic is contributing to a faster pace of mobile money adoption across the continent.
Apr 6, 2020

Vodacom, Safaricom M-Pesa focused JV completed

Partners prep to bolster M-Pesa brand, with ambitions to accelerate financial services on the continent.
Mar 27, 2020

Experts concerned over recurring downtime with M-Pesa

Safaricom’s dominance in the mobile money market represents a challenge, according to analysts.
Dec 9, 2019

Safaricom goes toe-to-toe with banks

Telco launches a savings service Mali that competes directly with financial institutions in Kenya.
Nov 19, 2019

How the South African FMCG space can learn from Kenya's example

Through credit and finance options and simple cashless payment and transaction solutions, retailers in Kenya are able to increase the size of their orders says Andrew Dawson, Commercial Director at MACmobile.
Jul 25, 2019

International markets come through for Vodacom

Offsets slower performance in South Africa, according to company's quarter update.
May 20, 2019

Vodcom Lesotho confirms M-Pesa banking deal

Operator partners with Standard Lesotho Bank to enable real-time transfer of funds.
May 13, 2019

Vodacom leverages Safaricom investment to post profit increase

Operator targets greater expansion of its mobile money interests as investment in Safaricom pays off.
May 3, 2019

Safaricom's Fuzila helps company rake in KES60-billion profit

Bob Collymore presented details of the telco's full year 2019 financial report.