Nov 24, 2020

M-Pesa joins United for Wildlife Financial Taskforce

First African Fintech platform to affiliate with organisation.
Nov 16, 2020

Data boom carries Vodacom in half-year results

The telco posts blowout half-year results, buoyed by double-digit data usage growth and higher customer demand for smart devices due to the lockdown.
Nov 9, 2020

M-Pesa takes a hit from zero-rated mobile money payments

Safaricom reports a 14.5% YoY decline in M-Pesa revenue for half-year 2020/21 period.

Data, M-Pesa boost financial results for Vodacom Tanzania

Operator says it has spent over TZS327.7-billion on local suppliers and partner companies.
Oct 15, 2020

Partnership adds torque to Tanzania’s mobile payment ecosystem

Vodacom Tanzania, Oryx Oil Tanzania have partnered to facilitate fuel payment via M-Pesa.

Lesotho revokes Vodacom’s operating licence

Regulator accuses company’s regional unit of failure to pay regulatory fees, penalties.

Vodacom Tanzania opens M-Pesa API to attract use cases

Operator describes it as another step to fuel innovation in Tanzania around Fintech and digital business
Sep 15, 2020

Safaricom eyes opportunity as more small businesses join M-Pesa

Number of businesses utilising the service has passed 200,000, according to the telecommunications services provider.
Sep 9, 2020

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.
Sep 8, 2020

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.