President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged the Ethiopian government to also consider opening up opportunities for mobile money services as part of the telecommunications liberalization process while assuring Ethiopians ..
Telco company Safaricom PLC has today waived fees on the Mobile Money Transfer, MPESA for transactions below Ksh1,000 following the coronavirus pandemic that has threatened to bring the planet down to its knees ..
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 ..
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 be rolled ..
Kenyans will now be in a position to remit their social security funds and other payments to the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) through mobile money. NSSF in conjunction with Safaricom has collaborated ..
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 online platforms to call out telecommunication ..
Facing intense scrutiny in India over the spread of misinformation and fake news on WhatsApp, its parent company Facebook has said it is waiting for a green signal from the government to roll out peer-to-peer ..
The success of sport betting in Kenya has been discussed at length including the recent introduction of the new taxes. But I think the part which is little talked about is how the use of technology has changed ..
Giant search company, Google has integrated M-Pesa as a form of payment into the Google play store making it easier for Kenyans to buy apps and tokens on the platform.The MPESA payment option has been ..
It must be MPESA that is responsible Kenya’s economic stability since 2007. Let me explain: It can be confidently argued that Kenya experienced her worst economic moments during Moi era. People were ..
On the story asking why Wangusi was sent home, I mentioned that Safaricom dominance issue could not be the reason. Since then I have spent a lot of time thinking about the issue of Safaricom dominance ..
Safaricom’s dominance in the mobile market is set to face the ultimate test as the government seeks to implement recommendations from a 2017 report on the state of dominance in the telecommunications ..
Safaricom has rolled out jitambulishe a service that will now allow customers to use their voices for authentication before accessing assisted services such as resetting M-PESA PIN, and PUK requests, significantly ..
Fees and commissions saw KCB Group’s total non-interest income read at Ksh 17.5 billion an increase of 18.4% against the same period in 2016. The financial institution posted a pre-tax profit of 22.4 ..
Kenyans will now enjoy an additional service that will enable them to book and pay for tickets on the Madaraka Express through their mobile phones. This follows the introduction of an SMS based payment ..
The year 2017 will probably be more associated with the forth-coming general elections in Kenya and whatever will happen thereafter but this is also the year M-PESA turned ten. M-pesa was launched ..
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 mark. This is according to the most ..
Valued at 719 billion, Safaricom’s market evaluation is 9 times worth more than the next 9 companies combined. KenGen, EABL , BAT Kenya, Barclays Bank, Standard Chartered, Bamburi Cement, KCB, Equity ..
Time is money is a saying that demands that long distance journeys be done at night; even if the government doesn’t like it – even if some would rather lie beside a dead body than take a sunset ..
The Interest rates in Kenya currently stands at an all time high of between 28 and 30 percent thanks to the government’s decision to partake in a borrowing spree both from International and domestic ..
After more than a year in the courts over the launch of its thin SIM technology, Equity Bank finally launched the Equitel thin SIM card specifically meant to take on MPESA head-on. Early last year Equity ..
Mobile money users in Kenya – and the rest of the word – have one major challenge: to send money only to land in the wrong hands. Many Kenyans using MPESA or Airtel Money have at one time lost cash ..
Introduction If you are in Kenya right now, chances are you are using a Safaricom line. Actually, there’s a 65 percent chance that you are a Safaricom user. If that is the case, then chances are that ..
Amid jubilation by Telecommunications Company and following another year of immense profits and leadership in the industry, Safaricom’s CEO Bob Collymore has something to be happy about, he has received ..