Vodacom has created a stand-alone SA unit, in a move meant to simplify its structure following the recent expansion of its African portfolio, including financial and digital services.

SA’s largest network operator took management responsibility for Vodafone Ghana from April, and entered into a joint venture with its Kenyan affiliate, Safaricom, to acquire the M-Pesa brand from Vodafone. The two operators have also expressed interest in bidding for an Ethiopian telecommunications licence as part of a consortium. ..

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