Safaricom acquisition helps Vodacom buck low growth trend

2017-11-13 11:47

Mobile communications company Vodacom has managed to overcome tough economic conditions reporting growth in its profits, helped by the acquisition of a 34.94% stake in Safaricom.

Kenya refuses to break up mobile money pioneer

2017-03-06 10:46

Kenya’s government opposes using regulation to force East Africa’s biggest mobile operator Safaricom to be broken up.

EXCLUSIVE: MTN SA halts new mobile money sign-ups

2016-09-02 16:10

South Africa’s second largest mobile network by subscribers, MTN SA, has stopped signing up new mobile money customers as it studies the feasibility of the product.

Vodacom to shut down M-Pesa business

2016-05-09 10:12

Mobile network Vodacom South Africa has moved to shut down its sluggish mobile money transfer service M-Pesa.

Mobile money will shake up banks

2014-08-15 11:05

The evolution of mobile money will make banks review their policies and fee structures and become more approachable, an industry expert says.


Vodacom goes on Safari

2017-05-25 11:20

The mobile communications company plans to buy a significant stake in Kenyan mobile player Safaricom, which will make East Africa a much stronger hub for Vodacom.

SA e-wallets 'going strong' despite mobile money shutdowns

2016-09-27 11:38

Experts believe there is a demand in South Africa for electronic wallet solutions, despite the recent shutdown of two major mobile money services,.

Why Vodacom M-Pesa has flopped in SA

2016-05-09 11:51

South Africa’s advanced banking sector and a lack of demand are key reasons for the local failure of Vodacom’s mobile money product M-Pesa, says an analyst.

Vodacom SA reviewing its sluggish M-Pesa business

2016-03-15 10:25

Mobile network Vodacom South Africa is considering various options for its sluggish mobile money transfer service M-Pesa.

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