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TECHNOLOGY

Poor Service: Why Telkom and Airtel Are Under the Communication Authority Radar

Communications Authority has warned Telecommunications companies Telkom and Airtel over substandard services noncompliance with the Quality of service (QoS) to consumers on their network. According to the communications Authority, the…

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gomaka millionaire
TECHNOLOGY

The second gomoka millionaire plans to open an electrical products business 

Dickson Wandera, a father of two based in Nairobi, has become the second to become Gomoka Millionaire after winning KES 1 million grand prize in Safaricom‚Äôs Gomoka na Go monthly…

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michael joseph
TECHNOLOGY

Performance of Safaricom under Michael Joseph, Bob Collymore and now Peter Ndegwa

Safaricom has been in operation since 1997, and has had three different CEOs in its history: Michael Joseph, Bob Collymore, and Peter Ndegwa. How have these leaders influenced the performance…

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local startups
TECHNOLOGY

The two new Safaricom subsidiaries are poised to change investment landscape for local startups

Kenya has long been known as a tech-hub in Africa, but up until now, most of the investment in Kenyan tech startups has come from foreign investors. Local investors on…

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faraja
TECHNOLOGY

Interest free loans for up to Kshs 100K from Safaricom and Faraja are here – but only for shopping

Shopping online or offline can be a hassle when you don‚Äôt have enough money to pay for what you want. You might have to wait until your next paycheck, borrow…

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m-mama
LIFESTYLE

How m-mama is saving lives of mothers and newborns in Kenya

Every year, thousands of women and newborns die in Kenya from preventable complications during pregnancy and childbirth. One of the main challenges they face is accessing timely and quality emergency…

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gomoka
TECHNOLOGY

Spin and win Kshs. 1 Million with Safaricom Gomoka Na Monthly

Safaricom just launched a new daily and monthly campaign dubbed Gomoka Na Monthly (#GomokaNaGoMonthly)¬†targeted at promoting the telco’s go monthly bundle plans. The promotion will be rewarding customers who buy…

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MPESA in Ethiopia
BUSINESS

Safaricom licensed to operate MPESA in Ethiopia as its annual profit jumps to Kshs 74.5 billion

Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) Telecommunications Ethiopia has today officially been granted the license to operate MPESA in Ethiopia. The license came seven months after the commercial launch of GSM services. The…

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Kip Keino Classics
LIFESTYLE

Kip Keino Classics receives Kshs. 9.2 million from Safaricom

Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) has today announced a KES 9.2 million sponsorship for the fourth edition of the Kip Keino Classics Continental Tour scheduled for Saturday 13th May, at the Moi International…

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healthcare projects
TECHNOLOGY

M-PESA and Safaricom Foundations Support Healthcare Projects at the Coast

Through its M-PESA and Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) Foundations, Safaricom has supported healthcare projects and economic empowerment projects worth KES 9.5 million in Kilifi and Mombasa Counties. In Kilifi County, the…

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Fawzia Ali
TECHNOLOGY

Peter Ndengwa appoints Fawzia Ali as Chief Consumer Business Officer at Safaricom

Peter Ndengwa, Chief Executive Officer of Safaricom, has announced the appointment of Fawzia Ali as Chief Consumer Business Officer effective 15th March 2023. Fawzia Ali had been serving in an…

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hand in hand
TECHNOLOGY

How Visa and Hand in Hand helped Kenyan entrepreneurs increase their incomes amid Covid-19

Hand in Hand, Kenya’s Micro-Enterprise Success (KMES) programme funded by Visa, has resulted in participating entrepreneurs increasing their incomes by an average of USD $156 (Approximately KES 20,000) per month….

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telecommunication sector
TECHNOLOGY

Kenya’s telecommunication sector Q2 (October-December 2022) statistics

The latest quarterly statistics report from the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) shows that Kenya‚Äôs telecommunication sector continued to grow in Q2 2022 (October-December 2022). Here are some of the…

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BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

Airtel eSIM Launch: How To Activate Your eSIM Today

You no longer need to fear damaging or losing your SIM card and If you are a frequent traveler, you will find the eSIM very convenient for switching network operators…

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BUSINESS

Safaricom Holds First Investor Meeting Themed ‘Driving Purpose-Led Growth’

Safaricom has held its first investor meeting in a bid to update stakeholders on its journey to become a purpose-led technology company by 2025. The hybrid investor day themed “Driving…

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TECHNOLOGY

Safaricom Foundation Equips health centers to boost maternal and neo-natal services

Safaricom Foundation, through its Ndoto Zetu initiative, has equipped four health centers in Uasin Gishu and Taita Taveta counties in a bid to boost the delivery of Maternal and Neo-Natal…

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paybill charges
TECHNOLOGY

Paybill charges set to drop as Safaricom reinstates Bank-Mpesa transaction fees

Mobile payment provider Safaricom is set to lower its Paybill charges for customers and businesses starting January 1, 2023. This move is in response to the increasing demand for mobile…

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homa bay county
TECHNOLOGY

Safaricom and its foundations invest in maternal healthcare facilities in Homa Bay County

Safaricom and its two foundations have unveiled new maternal healthcare facilities worth KES 38 million ($358,000) in Homa Bay County, Kenya. The Safaricom Foundation has renovated the Newborn Unit at…

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BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

Privacy Scorecard Exposes Abuse Of Personal Information By Telcos & Financial Institutions in Kenya & Uganda

The 2022 Privacy scorecard report recently launched by Unwanted Witness in partnership with the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law (CIPIT) has warned that personal data is in…

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TECHNOLOGY

Safaricom & Google Partner To Grow YouTube Content

Safaricom has partnered with Google to promote and grow Short Video content by offering subsidized data costs for uploads. This will be alongside the #Safaricomshortschallenge campaign where YouTubers will stand…

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TECHNOLOGY

Safaricom Connects Persons With Disabilities With Job Opportunities Through Portal

Safaricom has partnered with the National Council of Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD) to connect persons with disabilities with job opportunities through an online portal. The portal, powered by IT service…

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TECHNOLOGY

Safaricom Seeks To Nurture Home-Grown Software Engineering In New Summit

Safaricom has launched an annual engineering summit meant to promote an engineering culture, attract talent, and foster collaboration with other industry players in the country. The inaugural summit recently held…

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TECHNOLOGY

Airtel, Telkom & Safaricom Interoperability Has Come A Long Way In The Last Decade

The Telecommunications industry in Kenya has made enormous steps in the last decade putting Kenya on the international grid. The Information, Communication, and Technology space and ability brought forth by…

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TECHNOLOGY

Safaricom To Use Auctioneers Against Mobile Loan Defaulters

Safaricom will soon come for your property for defaulting loans acquired through the telcos credit products; Fuliza, M-Shwari, KCB-Mpesa, and the latest product Faraja. Faraja was recently launched by Safaricom…

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Safaricom Zuri
TECHNOLOGY

I tried Safaricom Zuri on WhatsApp – It’s so dumb

Approximately every five years the word AI receives a new operational definition. There was a time the word applied to any machine that could perform binary computation, where your typical…

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New Safaricom postpay
TECHNOLOGY

The new Safaricom Postpay with no-expiry is very tempting – I may just hop in

Hate it or love it Safaricom still offers the best mobile Internet service in the country, although extremely expensive. But the expensive part seems to have reduced from extremely expensive…

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TECHNOLOGY

Smallholder Farmers’ Platform Recognized For Using Old Technology To Improve Lives

DigiFarm has been recognized for demonstrating notable collaboration between stakeholders, demonstrating how old technology can be used to improve the lives. The Safaricom backed platform has been awarded the Best…

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Peter Ndegwa new Safaricom CEO
LIFESTYLE

The appointment of Peter Ndegwa as the new Safaricom CEO has already raised eyebrows

Finally it has been done. Safaricom has a new CEO. He is Peter Ndegwa – currently the CEO of Diageo Continental Europe. Peter Ndegwa has an extensive experience in management,…

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1 million jobs Safaricom
TECHNOLOGY

1 million jobs – the amount of direct/indirect jobs Safaricom currently provides

1 million jobs, more precisely, 979,000 jobs, are the number of jobs currently sustained by Safaricom, both directly and indirectly, as the biggest telecommunication company continues to contribute to the…

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TECHNOLOGY

BLAZE BYOB Convenes Hundreds Of Youth In Kisumu County

BLAZE by Safaricom held its third summit of the fourth season of BLAZE Be Your Own Boss in Kisumu County where attendees interacted with local mentors who are industry experts…

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