Safaricom to launch its fintech business M-pesa in Ethiopia following new legislation

ETHIOPIA – Ethiopia has started changing its national payments law to clear the way for Safaricom to introduce its popular M-Pesa in the market of 110 million people, reports Business Daily. Ethiopia’s central bank has drafted a Bill that will allow foreign investors to offer mobile money services, boosting firms such as Safaricom that are seeking to start operations in…

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MTN Cameroon, Camtel sign for strategic national network roaming agreement

CAMEROON – MTN Cameroon and state-owned Cameroon Telecommunications (Camtel) have signed a strategic national network roaming agreement which will see Camtel expand 2G/3G and 4G coverage in areas of the Central African nation not currently covered by its network. “One of MTN Group’s strategic priorities is to build the largest and most valuable platforms, including network as a service,” said…

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