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Vodafone's M-Pesa transactions reach record 614 mln in Dec.

Vodafone Group said a record 614 million M-Pesa transactions were processed during December 2016 as the global operator marked its 10th anniversary. During 2016, the service processed around 6 billion transactions, peaking in December 2016 at 529 transactions every second. Vodafone now offers M-Pesa services in ten ...

- Telecompaper - NL

Armyworm outbreak in several southern African countries may affect maize output.

Source: Famine Early Warning System Network Country: Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe More than 129,000ha in Zambia have been affected, while 5,471ha are reported to be damaged in Malawi. Slow responses by governments could result in cuts in household production.Armyworm outbreak in several ...

- ReliefWeb - INT