ZIMBABWE’S number of active mobile money subscribers increased by 12,6 percent to 5,6 million during the 2018 second quarter from 5,01 million due to cash shortages in the country, latest industry data show. The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) said NetOne experienced a significant growth in active mobile money subscriptions by 93 percent – hence a 1,1 percent growth in their market share to reach 2,7 percent. Econet recorded a 11,5 percent increase in mobile money subscriptions leading the market share at 95,9 percent. “The number of active mobile money subscriptions is expected to continue growing as mobile money has become an effective mode of transaction given the cash shortages in the economy,” Potraz said. Total…