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Safaricom Chairman, Nicholas Ng’ang’a responds to questions from Journalist during the Safaricom End Year Results announcements at the Michael Joseph Center Nairobi.

Safaricom Registers Huge Profits in Key Departments as CEO Announces His Return

Yesterday, Safaricom announced its audited results for the year ended March 31, 2018, with little surprises as we have come to expect of the...
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Safaricom’s Bonga is a Messaging Platform with Deep M-Pesa Integration

Safaricom, through its innovation arm Alpha, has been working on a new instant messaging platform to take on the likes of WhatsApp and Messenger....

Kenya’s M-Pesa Platform Bags GSMA Mobile Money Certification for Security and Reliability

Safaricom’s financial service platform M-PESA has successfully passed the GSMA Mobile Money Certification in an announcement made earlier today. GSMA is a body that represents...
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Safaricom Losing Market Share as Airtel, Telkom Gain Ground

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), has released sector statistics report for the period October to December 2017. According to the report, Kenya's mobile...
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You Can Now Access ‘Unlimited’ Internet on Safaricom for a Day

Local telecoms operators have always tried to entice users with budget-friendly deals, and in a world where internet services are used for entertainment and...
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How To Withdraw and Deposit to Your PayPal Wallet via M-Pesa

The news that Safaricom and PayPal have brokered a deal via TransferTo to enable M-Pesa users to withdraw from and deposit into their PayPal...
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Safaricom Enables PayPal Withdrawals Via M-Pesa in Bid to Strengthen Market Position

A few hours before mobile money interoperability goes live in Kenya, Safaricom has announced a partnership with PayPal and TransferTo that will allow M-Pesa...
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Seamless Mobile Money Transactions Between Airtel and Safaricom to Begin Next Week

In January, Safaricom and Airtel announced that they were testing mobile money interoperability among their staff. This meant that M-Pesa users who receive money...
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Top 5 April Fool’s Day 2018 Pranks by Corporates Around the World

April Fool's Day is the defacto pull a prank day and in the recent past, the pranks have moved from just between friends to...
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What Kind of Mobile Subscriber are You? Cautious, Daredevil or a Flexer?

We have three kinds of mobile subscribers; the cautious ones that buy bundles on SMS, Calls and Data either on a daily, weekly or...
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SUB2 is Safaricom’s Smartwatch Fitness Tool for Marathoners that Target to Break Existing Records

With the popularity of Internet of Things (IoT) across the globe, local mobile telecoms provider Safaricom has been involved in activities that develop and...
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Kenya’s Telecoms Competition Recommendations a Fight Against Safaricom (Part II)

In the first part of this piece, I addressed the issue of Safaricom being compelled to share their towers with other Tier 1 telcos...
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Michael Joseph’s Biggest Mistake as Safaricom CEO Cost the Company Millions

In an interview with CNN's Market Place Africa, former Safaricom CEO, Michael Joseph, revealed a series of events under his supervision that led to young...
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Saving Money and Getting More Value is Safaricom Flex’ Forte

Out of all the numerous products Safaricom has, I think Flex is the most misunderstood of them all. For some reason, consumers are always...
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Kenya’s Telecoms Competition Recommendations a Fight Against Safaricom (Part I)

Towards the end of last month, the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) engaged the public in announcing the findings of Analysys Mason's report on the competitive...
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Safaricom’s Flex Bundle is the Triple Treat You Need to Stay Connected

The 21st century has brought with it problems that our forefathers did not anticipate. In this age of the internet, we have seen wifi...
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Kenya’s Eneza Education, Huawei and iPhone X’s Notch Shine at the GSMA Awards 2018

Kenya-based EdTech company Eneza Education has been awarded GLOMO's (Global Mobile Awards) Best Mobile Innovation for Education Award for their Shupavu291 service in partnership...
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Safaricom Augments Product Portfolio with Platinum Plans for ‘Those Who Need More’

Telco Safaricom has unveiled a new product to complement the offerings of Blaze and Flex. Dubbed Platinum, the solution aims to augment the carrier’s...
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You Can Now Purchase Apps via M-Pesa On the Google Play Store

For the longest while, tech-savvy Kenyans have desired to be able to purchase apps on Google Play Store via M-Pesa but that has not been...
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Communications Authority (CA) to Finally Announce Findings of Kenya’s Telecoms Competition Clause

The competition clause surrounding the operations of Kenya’s mobile telecoms industry was introduced a couple of years ago and in that time, the Communications...
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Safaricom Moves to the Beat with Songa Music App

The music industry in Kenya has been steadily growing and it's probably for this reason that Safaricom, one of Kenya's biggest companies and the...
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Safaricom Beats Apple to Launch the iPhone 10 Plus

No. You're not high. I am not high either. We know Safaricom is an amazing company and as much as the company has a...
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Airtel Kenya Clears Communication Authority’s 4G License Tab

About a week ago, we reported that there have been several sightings of Airtel 4G across different parts of the country and some customers...
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Safaricom Set to Launch Music Streaming Service This February

Back in June of 2017, Bob Collymore, Safaricom CEO announced that the company would be launching a music streaming service a month later. “Skiza is...
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Safaricom Highlights Plans to Make the Internet Safe for Children as it Marks Safer Internet Day

Today is Safer Internet Day, which is an international event aimed at promoting safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially...
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Safaricom Introduces “Unlimited” Home Data Bundles Alongside 50% Price Cut

Safaricom has announced a 53% price cut on their Home data bundles offering. The price cut has been implemented through the introduction of new...
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mySafaricom App Brings a Cost Calculator in its Latest Update

A little over a year ago, Safaricom launched its self-help utility app, mySafarciom. It brought a substantial amount of features to the table, including the...
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Kenyans to Send and Receive Mobile Money Across Networks as Interoperability Pilot Kicks Off

Back in May 2017, we reported that mobile money interoperability would be available to consumers within three months but that did not happen. Months...
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Neat Hack Enables you Redeem Safaricom Bonga Points During a Call

For the average Kenyan (those not on Post-Paid), we've all experienced that one time you tried to place a call and got the automated,...
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10 Deals to Grab From Safaricom’s Twaweza Basket of Gifts Promotion

Here's the lineup of deals Safaricom has for devices in the Twaweza Basket of Gifts promotion.
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