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Safaricom’s Messaging App Bonga Gets a New Name

Safaricom has quite a number of apps to its roster and one of the more interesting ones was Bonga. They announced Bonga last year, which...

What Next After Alpha? Kamal Bhattacharya Opens Up On Taking the Plunge

Kamal Bhattacharya, previously at IBM, iHub and most recently at Safaricom's Alpha is onto another job, a startup.
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Blow to Safaricom’s Alpha as Head Exits in Unclear Circumstances

Safaricom created Alpha to be its independent innovation wing that would see the company move beyond M-Pesa and come up with more innovative products....
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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....