Browsing: M-Pesa

Father of capitalism Adam Smith once called money “one of the three great inventions, along with the written word and mathematics”. Money has helped business grow more efficiently, enabled markets to expand

Vodacom Group sees the expansion of mobile banking services into new markets in sub-Saharan Africa as a top priority following a shareholder vote to rubber stamp its purchase of a 35% stake in Safaricom, Kenya’s biggest company

Safaricom may expand its popular mobile banking service M-Pesa into countries such as Nigeria and Angola, as East Africa’s biggest company grapples with regulatory scrutiny in its home market of Kenya. The sale of a 35% stake

A recently published study on the long-run effects of mobile money on economic outcomes in Kenya provides some valuable insights that will benefit economic development and financial inclusion policies across Africa. The study found that increased

Excessive regulation, a business model that tried to do too much too soon and trust worries among consumers. These are the reasons Vodacom’s M-Pesa and MTN’s Mobile Money failed in South Africa, according to the CEO