Teaming up with Alipay to create VodaPay, many big SA brands have already signed on
18 May 2021 - 17:41In yet another move signalling the evolution of telecoms business models, SA’s largest mobile operator, Vodacom, will launch its super-app in partnership with Jack Ma’s Alipay — which will be the main hub for its financial services and e-commerce offerings — in the second half of this year, as the Johannesburg group looks to increase its fintech revenues.
As voice revenues fall and margins shrink in mobile data services, mobile operators have been on a mission to grow new lines of business. Like other mobile network operators in Africa, the likes of Vodacom and MTN have turned to financial services to drive growth...
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Mother reunited with baby after kidnapping
A 7-month-old baby has since been safely returned to his mother after a hijacking in Cape Town on Monday.
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