Tag: Lipa Na M-PESA

Pesalink To Roll Out Merchant Payment Service to Rival Lipa na M-Pesa

Pesalink has announced that it will soon have a merchant payment option to rival Safaricom's Lipa na M-pesa. The news comes after Safaricom's customers...

Mobile Money Merchant Payment Interoperability Snubs Paybill for Till

On Tuesday, the CBK, among other stakeholders announced that merchant interoperability for mobile money services would go live today. The announcement, which had been preceded...

Mobile Money Merchant Payment Interoperability Launch This Friday

A couple of days ago, we had learnt that the CBK was in the process of compelling Safaricom’s Lipa na M-PESA product to accept...

Safaricom Introduces New Privacy Feature for M-PESA Merchants’ Customer Data Access

Merchants will now receive customer's first name, transaction ID and  a redacted customer's phone number.

CBK Wants Lipa Na M-PESA To Accept Payments from Other Wallets By 2024

The mobile money war in Kenya is not a new thing: the space has for a long time been cannibalized by M-PESA, which started...

Safaricom to Give 16 Isuzu DMAX Trucks to Pochi La Biashara and Lipa Na M-PESA Business Owners in New...

Telco Safaricom has announced the start of a promotion that will see business owners who use the company’s Lipa Na M-PESA and Pochi La...
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Safaricom Digitizes Short-Term PayBill Application with Self-Help Portal

M-PESA is a key moneymaker for telco Safaricom. The mobile operator has, over time, added key innovations on top of what the financial product...

Safaricom Moves to Improve Lipa Na M-Pesa Payments in Supermarkets

One of the biggest hurdles Safaricom has struggled to overcome has been with the Lipa Na M-Pesa process, especially at supermarkets. Aside from requiring...
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Safaricom to Introduce Fuliza, an Overdraft Facility on M-Pesa Transactions

During the announcement of the company's Half Year results, Safaricom took the opportunity to announce that they will be introducing overdrafts on M-Pesa, the...

Here’s Why You Have Cents On Your M-Pesa Balance

The other day, a Twitter bushfire was lit when one Kenyan going by the handle @ItsMutai tweeted asking Kenyans to pay attention to their...

Safaricom is Adding Scanning of QR Codes For Cash Withdrawal and Lipa Na M-PESA Services

  Yesterday, Safaricom sent a huge update to its mySafaricom app. The update was significant and included key additions as we discussed in this post....
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What Happened to Safaricom’s M-Pesa 1Tap?

Four months ago, as M-Pesa was announcing its financials, the company took that opportunity to announce the coming of age of their new M-Pesa solution,...

What Safaricom’s Updated MPESA APIs Mean for Businesses

On August 1, Safaricom announced that it was going to take a more elementary and unchallenging approach for businesses to integrate M-PESA into their...
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Making Payments with M-Pesa 1 Tap Will Focus On Speed and Ease of Use

The announcement of Safaricom’s new MPESA-based solution, M-Pesa 1 Tap is aiming to be a game changer in payment services for M-Pesa users. Generally speaking, this is a bold...
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Safaricom’s NFC Powered M-Pesa 1 Tap Payments Solution is Now Official

Safaricom has finally rolled the curtains on its new product, M-Pesa 1 Tap. The solution, as its name suggests, is a Tap and Go...
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Safaricom Conducting Pilot for Lipa na M-Pesa Payments Card

In a move aimed at accelerating payments using Safaricom's Lipa na M-Pesa merchant solution, Safaricom is conducting a pilot for a Lipa na M-Pesa...
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You Can Now Pay All Your Bills in a Single M-Pesa Transaction

  Safaricom has today announced the launch of a service called bill manager that allows M-Pesa customers to  manage and pay all their bills in...

10 Banks now offering Real Time M-Pesa Merchant Settlement

Safaricom has partnered with eight more financial institutions to enable businesses which use Lipa Na M-PESA to transfer funds from their Lipa Na M-PESA...

Safaricom’s M-Pesa wins Two Awards at the Emerging Payments Awards

Safaricom’s Mobile Money platform has grown in leaps and bounds since its inception in 2007. In announcing the  FY 2014/15 financial results, the Telco...

[Infograph] How To Pay For E-Citizen Services Through Lipa Na M-pesa

Keen on faster delivery of goods and services to the people, the Kenyan government has implemented e-citizen services. These services are offered through a...
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Safaricom Introduces Lipa Na M-PESA, Targets SMEs

Lipa Na M-PESA is part of Safaricom's strategy that targets SMEs. With this campaign Safaricom wants to entrench the use of its payment services...

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