Nedbank and Mara Phones partner to bring mobile devices to South African consumers

22 November 2019


On Thursday, 21 November 2019, Nedbank announced that it has partnered with Mara Phones to make thousands of SA-made, world-class Android smartphones available to its clients.

Mara Phones officially launched the first smartphone manufacturing facility in South Africa. Image sourced from My Broadband.

Mara Phones, a division of the Mara Corporation, recently launched the first African-based smartphone-manufacturing factory in Kigali. President Cyril Ramaphosa opened the second factory in Durban on 17 October 2019. Each factory has a capacity to produce a few million smartphones units per year.

“We are exceptionally pleased that Nedbank has come on board to partner with Mara Phones, thereby enabling South Africans an opportunity to procure and acquire high quality and affordable smartphones. Our aim is to increase smartphone penetration on the continent by providing problem-solving, tailored solutions to our customers and partners. This partnership strengthens our vision to change the narrative by demonstrating that Africans can produce high-quality tech products” says Chair of Mara Phones, Ahuti Chug. Read the full article on ITNews Africa here