Vodacom South Africa has announced a partnership with the Shembe church to distribute the telecommunications company’s products and services to the church’s members. The “mutually beneficial relationship,” as Vodacom announced, was signed between Vodacom and the Shembe Family Trust which handles the affairs of the Nazareth Baptist Church – better known as the Shembe church. According to Vodacom representative George Mendes, one of the church’s main functions would be to distribute Vodacom products and services. “Of course those benefits will then flow through to church members. It’s a mutually beneficial relationship,” he said. The church has about 6.7 million members,…

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