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Vodacom and Smart Lab open a startup accelerator in Tanzania

Vodacom Tanzania and Smart Lab have today launched “Vodacom Digital Accelerator,” a program that intends to help early-stage and growth-stage technology startups become profitable and revenue generating businesses.

New Toyota and Lexus vehicles in South Africa get Wi-Fi

From September 2019, all new Toyota vehicles will come fitted with a device that opens up a whole new world of features. When you opt in you’ll have access to Wi-Fi capability and a host of convenient Connect services.

License suspension of Vodacom Congo

After appealing the suspension of its 2G license, a court in the Democratic Republic of Congo has upheld Vodacom Congo's license suspension as ordered by the country's telecommunications ministry. The company now has 3 months to negotiate a new license before it goes for tender.

Vodacom appeals license withdrawal

Vodacom Congo has appealed to the country's top court to reverse the directive requiring it to renew and pay for a 2G license. This comes after a directive issued by the DRC's government in April 2019 saying that there was an irregular extension granted during 2015.

Safaricom and Vodacom to buy M-PESA

South Africa's Vodacom and Kenya's Safaricom have made a joint bid to buy M-PESA from the UK's Vodafone for $13 million.

Vodacom experiences drop in net profit

Vodacom Group reports it experienced a slight drop in net profit but a rise in revenue for the year ending March 2019.

South African app stops airtime from disappearing

This South African app says it can protect you from your airtime getting stolen.