M-PAWA News

Mobile money in Tanzania - Catching up to Kenya

The next Kenya? Tanzania's mobile money revolution (Infographic)

With the rapid spread of digital financial services, many in the wider public are now familiar with mobile money and have some idea of what it is.

Employees stand inside a mobile phone store specializing in the sale of Samsung Electronics Co. handsets in Nairobi, Kenya, on April 17, 2013. Photographer: Trevor Snapp/Bloomberg

Europeans Selling Mobile Payments Should Ask Africa for Help

As telecommunications carriers in Europe seek a share of the billions of dollars likely to flow to companies that build mobile-payment systems, Claudio Chiche has a few words of advice: Ask Africa for help.

Rene Meza, CEO, Vodacom Tanzania

Vodacom says 250,000 sign up for M-Pawa service - Rene Meza, CEO, Vodacom Tanzania

Vodacom Tanzania says more than 250,000 users have registered for the M-Pawa service with over 50,000 customers making a total saving of TZS 1.2 billion and growing, three weeks after the launch.