M-Pesa mobile phones are transforming the lives of East Africans

People in Kenya used to keep their savings under the mattress, or buried in a hole in the ground. Now, with the M-Pesa mobile phone device, 14 million bank accounts have been opened. It's a revolution that has empowered tens of millions of people in some of the poorest communities in the world to start businesses and gain financial security

Vodafone results shows revenue is up 2.3%

Over the last year, Vodafone has narrowed declines in service revenue in Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK, while increasing gains in markets such as Turkey and South Africa

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