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SoftBank to Invest $2.25 Billion in GM’s Self-Driving Unit — Cruise

Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co (GM), on Friday revealed that a U.S. national security panel approved a $2.25 billion...

Vodacom Launches VodaPay Masterpass in South Africa

Vodacom has launched its new VodaPay Masterpass mobile app in South Africa, which uses Mastercard’s global digital payment service to facilitate tokenised bank card...

Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa Appointed Naspers SA First Female and Black CEO

A little more than 100 years ago, Naspers was created by white South Africans to produce a Dutch-language newspaper. Naspers, now Africa’s largest public company...

Safaricom's M-Pesa Partners With AliExpress to Enable Kenyan Shoppers to Make Payments Online

Safaricom’s M-Pesa Partners With AliExpress to Enable Kenyan Shoppers to Make Payments Online

Kenya’s Safaricom recently revealed that it had secured a deal to use its M-Pesa mobile payment service for online shopping on one of Alibaba’s platforms, part of a...

Econet Adjusts Roaming and International Calling & SMS Services Tariffs Effective February 26

Econet Wireless has revised its roaming services and international outbound calling & SMS services tariffs following the Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) announced by...

DStv Prices to Increase as From 1 April

MultiChoice late on Tuesday confirmed 2019’s DStv price increases for its pay-TV packages, that will see an annual subscription increase of between 1.96% and 6.42%...

Airtel and Telkom Are Merging to Take on Safaricom in Kenya

Airtel and Telkom are merging to create a stronger challenger to the market leader, Safaricom. Indian-owned Bharti Airtel and Telkom Kenya announced a deal to operate...

MTN to Only Pay $53 Million to End Nigeria Dispute

Christmas has come early for MTN Group. The telecommunications operator’s shares are likely to soar when markets reopen on Thursday in Johannesburg after it announced...

Strive Masiyiwa Grows Business Empire

Strive Masiyiwa, Econet Wireless founder, this week consolidated his position as one of Zimbabwe’s richest investors after his fintech company, Cassava Smartech...

DStv Opens up Premium Channels for the Festive Season

Ho! Ho! Ho! Merry Christmas…Guess what? DStv is giving lower-tiered subscribers an early Christmas gift by opening up some of the premium channels during the...