M-Pesa
3:40
14 Sep

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

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

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.
4:30
Aug 20, 2021

Digital wallets give rise to African ‘super apps’

Across the continent, digital wallets have evolved into so-called super apps, which have diversified beyond money management, says Omdia.
2:20
Jul 12, 2021

Vodacom Lesotho restructures M-Pesa division under new financial services venture

M-Pesa service will operate under an independent, newly established VCL Financial Services.
2:10
Jun 23, 2021

Safaricom launches M-Pesa Super App

Company sees this as a pre-cursor to more widespread uptake of the product across the continent.
2:50
May 24, 2021

Vodacom Tanzania links voice recognition with M-Pesa

Company has launched SautiPass which is based on the use of voice as a password for customer authentication.
1:40
May 18, 2021

Surge in remittances as Africa’s battle with COVID-19 continues

There are now more digital channels offering remittance delivery straight into bank and mobile wallet accounts.
3:20

Vodacom Tanzania preps to pay out M-Pesa customers

Mobile operator announces dividend payment to subscribers of the service over the past year.
2:50
Nov 24, 2020

M-Pesa joins United for Wildlife Financial Taskforce

First African Fintech platform to affiliate with organisation.