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Michael Joseph Makes A Come Back After Bob Collymore’s Passing

Following the passing on of the Safaricom’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr. Robert (Bob) William Collymore on 1 July 2019, the telecom giant has appointed an interim CEO. At a…

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R.I.P Bob Collymore PEOPLE AND PROFILES

R.I.P Bob Collymore – What everyone is saying about Bob Collymore

As everyone writes R.I.P Bob Collymore on their status updates, we at Kachwanya.com wish to join the rest in sending our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and Safaricom staff…

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TELECOMMUNICATION

Safaricom Seeks Full Ownership Of M-Pesa’s Intellectual Property

As Safaricom looks to expand M-Pesa services to other countries within the African continent, efforts to acquire the intellectual property rights from Britain’s Vodafone have begun, Safaricom’s CEO, Bob Collymore…

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BUSINESS

Kenyans In The Real Economy, Agriculture and SMEs To Benefit From Equity, Safaricom Pact

Equity and Safaricom have signed a business pact that aims to see both parties collaborate on delivering critical services using an innovative combination of technology and finance. Projects likely to…

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TELECOMMUNICATION

How To De-Activate Annoying Services By Safaricom

The caller notify menu also provides a ‘manage blacklist’ option that allows the mobile user to key in specific numbers you wish to block on caller notify with an option of adding or removing numbers.

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TECHNOLOGY

Safaricom Subscribers To Get Back Their Data Bundles In New Promotion

Safaricom has rolled out “Asante Data Sunday” in which customers will get back all the data they use on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th November 2018. The move by the…

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TECHNOLOGY

Safaricom On SIM Swap And Expensive Data Solutions

SIM swap being the latest method fraudsters have devised to extort money from Kenyans, hundreds of cases were reported in the month of July and August when Kenyans took to…

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TECH NEWS

Safaricom sued over Okoa Jahazi charges.

Two petitioners have taken Safaricom to court over the charges it imposes on Okoa Jahazi airtime services, claiming that they are illegal. Mr. Ashford Koome and Eric Kithinji, claim that…

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Bob Collymore safaricom PEOPLE AND PROFILES

The seven years of Bob Collymore at the helm of Safaricom

As Bob Collymore take a few months off due to sickness, here at Kachwanya.com we would like to wish him a quick recovery. We hope to see him back soon…

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TELECOMMUNICATION

Half Year results: M-pesa and data continue to beat traditional telco in growth

Safaricom’s half year profit hit sh 26.2Bn. The telecommunication company’s M-Pesa and data continue to be the engines of growth showing further progress during the first half of the year…

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Safaricom TECH NEWS

Bob Collymore takes a months’ leave as political tension lessens

Safaricom’s CEO Bob Collymore, has started medical leave to receive specialised treatment for a number of months. During this time, Sateesh Kamath, the current Chief Financial Officer for Safaricom who is…

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TECH NEWS

Safaricom reacts to NASA’s rigging accusations

Our attention has been drawn to the statement read by NASA on September 26th with regard to the conduct of the August 8th General Election. Safaricom Limited would like to…

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BUSINESS

Safaricom Announces Fresh Investments in Customer Care  

  Safaricom has announced renewed investments in its Customer Care organization as it seeks to strengthen service delivery to customers. Following last year’s announcement of an additional 600 jobs at…

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TECH NEWS

M-Pesa services to be unavailable for thirteen consecutive hours

Safaricom will on Saturday 9th September 2017 conduct a planned upgrade on the M-PESA platform. This upgrade comes a decade after Safaricom launched the service and two years after the company deployed…

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Safaricom Fiber TECH NEWS

Safaricom let’s in Huawei in home broadband deployment to reduce Return On Investment period

Huawei and Safaricom will be together to deploy a fiber to the home (FTTH) network Safaricom adopts Huawei’s end-to-end (E2E) FTTH solution in the deployment in order to expand its…

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TECH NEWS

Safaricom to Launch a Music Streaming Platform

Just recently in June, Safaricom underwent a brand repositioning which saw the company come up with a ‘new’ logo and tagline. Safaricom is no longer ‘The better Option’ and has…

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BUSINESS

Safaricom adds new entry to quantify your offline consumer spending trends and behavior

Safaricom, partnering with mSurvey, has launched Consumer Wallet, a mobile platform which quantifies offline consumer spending trends and behavior. The move is intended to encourage the use of real-time data…

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TECH NEWS

Safaricom invests sh. 200 million in Hi-tech telecommunication lab

Safaricom has announced Kenya’s first ever telecommunications lab. The first phase of the lab has already been put up at the cost of Sh. 200 million and replicates Safaricom’s entire…

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TECH NEWS

Safaricom opens regional hub for Eastern Kenya

Safaricom unveiled its Nairobi East Regional Office as part of its ongoing strategy to increase customer touch points. The Regional Office, situated at the Sameer Business Park will act as…

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TELECOMMUNICATION

Progress Update: Safaricom Network Outage

We wish to notify the public that starting from 9:30 am today, we experienced a system outage affecting a number of core services in our network. This outage affected Voice,…

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safaricom sim-card TELECOMMUNICATION

Safaricom launches ‘Tunukiwa’ Promotion to reward loyal customers

Safaricom has launched “Tunukiwa Daily Offers” that will for the first time see the telco’s customers get tailor-made deals on SMS, Voice and Data. For the next 90 days, customers…

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TELECOMMUNICATION

Safaricom cuts lipa na M-Pesa tariffs by half, announces M-Pesa app

Safaricom has today announced a number of initiatives that seek to further increase the convenience of M-PESA as it continues to extend the gains of mobile money ten years after…

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TELECOMMUNICATION

Safaricom introduces ‘flex’

Mobile service provider Safaricom has launched ‘FLEX’. An innovative product that gives customers freedom to choose how they allocate airtime for calls, SMS or data services, in line with customer…

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BUSINESS

Safaricom gives kshs 3.5 million sponsorship boost to Barclays Kenya Open

Safaricom has announced a Kshs.3.5 million sponsorship towards the 2017 Barclays Kenya Open, scheduled to take place at the Muthaiga Golf Club from Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th March. As the Official…

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TELECOMMUNICATION

Safaricom’s stock at 8 month low

By end of Thursday, Safaricom stock price ended the day on an 8 month low of Ksh 16.00. This has shaved off more than Ksh 180 billion worth of capital…

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BANKING

Kenyans transact over 3 Trillion via Mobile money.

3.35trillion. This is the amount of money moved via mobile money transfer in the last one year. This represents a 20% growth from the previous year to hit the 3trillion…

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TELECOMMUNICATION

M-Pesa may be forced to break away from Safaricom

The Communications authority (CA) may compel Safaricom to hive off M-Pesa. This is among some of the recommendation made in a yet to be delivered report by Analysis Mason, International consultants…

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TELECOMMUNICATION

Safaricom opens up internship applications for graduates in technology

  Safaricom has announced that it will be taking 63 university students under its 2017 technology internship program. This year’s intake will target at least 40 female interns and four…

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TECH NEWS

SAFARICOM’S SPARK FUND BACKS AGRICULTURAL ANALYTICS STARTUP

  Safaricom Spark Venture Fund has announced its investment in FarmDrive, a data analytics startup that connects small-scale farmers to financial services. FarmDrive has developed an alternative credit-scoring model based…

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BUSINESS

SAFARICOM LAUNCHES INFORMATION BOOKLET ON ITS NETWORK

  Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) launched an information booklet on the safe use of telecommunication equipment. This was done in partnership with the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) and the Communications…

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