Tag: m-pesa

Fuliza M-Pesa

Why a Possible Fuliza Interest Reduction is Misleading for Safaricom Customers

Safaricom announced unaudited financial results for the six months ended September 30, 2019. The numbers were impressive after the carrier made a killing from...
KCB CEO Joshua Oigara

Recent Interest Hike Erodes KCB M-PESA Customer Loyalty

Mobile loans and mobile loans apps have been making a killing in the Kenyan over the last couple of years. Their growth has been...

Safaricom Becomes Eliud Kipchoge’s Ambassador in Successful Historic Fete

Early this week, Safaricom had begun teasing about its new logo for its mobile money service, M-PESA which currently has over 26 million users...
Eliud MPESA

Safaricom Rebrands M-PESA, Offers Customers Free YouTube Access to Support Eliud Kipchoge’s Race

Safaricom started teasing a new M-PESA logo a couple of days ago. the day is finally here, and Kenya’s largest telco, and arguably one...
M-Pesa Global

Safaricom Pumps KES 407 Million Into M-PESA Global Expansion Strategy

In November 2018, telco Safaricom launched M-PESA Global. The product was an expansion of the carrier’s financial services to other countries. It allows users...
Mobile Money Interoperability

Telkom’s T-Kash Expands Agent Base as M-PESA, Airtel Money Lose Some

The popularity of mobile money services in the Kenyan market is unprecedented. The sector surpassed expectations, and can solely be linked to the launch...
Bob Collymore

Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore Tenure Extended, Says Business with Troubled Huawei to Stay

Telco Safaricom is one of the sponsors of the Shared Value Summit that is taking place in Nairobi. The event, which started earlier today,...
Bob Collymore

M-PESA is Safaricom’s Top Earner as Net Profits Hit KES 63.4 Billion Amid Poor One Tap Performance

Safaricom’s FY2019 earnings have been announced in an event held earlier today at the telco’s head office. The numbers are not surprising because the...
Telkom

Telkom Hits 100K T-Kash Customers One Year After Launch

The Communication Authority’s Sector Statistics report for the second quarter of the FY 2018/2019 has been out for some time now. It includes several...
MPESA AliExpress

AliExpress Integrates M-PESA Payments for Kenya Customers

AliExpress is a popular Chinese e-commerce platform that rivals the likes of Amazon, but for the Asian market and to a larger extent, Africa...
Masoko

Masoko to Leverage Mpesa Agency Network for Ecommerce Deliveries

The e-commerce space is getting the attention and competition it deserves for the benefit of the Kenyan consumer. Masoko, whose entry into the online...

NSSF Partners with Safaricom’s M-PESA to Enable Seamless Remittances

Members of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) will now be able to remit their contributions via Safaricom’s mobile money product, M-PESA. This development...

The Unforeseen Consequences of Safaricom’s Overdraft Facility Fuliza

A couple of weeks ago, telco Safaricom released an overdraft facility referred to as Fuliza. Owing to the carrier’s vast reach and robust marketing...
Sylvia Mulinge, Chief Customer Officer, Safaricom, as she holds Safaricom award during Superbrands Tribute Awards 2018

M-PESA Surpasses Safaricom as East Africa’s Strongest Superbrand

Market research firm Kantar TNS has released its survey report for superbrands for 2019/2020. The brief analysis paints interesting trends in Kenya’s consumer space...
KCB M-Pesa

Deep Dive into the Revamped KCB M-Pesa Facility

Digital mobile lending in Kenya is a space that is ever growing, whether the motivation is to push for financial inclusion or to simply...
Mobile Money

Airtel, Telkom Kenya Voice Traffic Up as Mobile Money Subscriptions Approach 30 Million

The Communications Authority of Kenya’s sector statistics report for the first quarter of 2018/2019 was released earlier today. Among the most interesting aspects of...
CA Kenya

Government to Launch New Mobile Money Product, Admits Poor Uptake of Interoperability

On December 8, Safaricom’s M-PESA services were subject to an outage that lasted for a couple of hours. The loss of service for the...
Mpesa Agency

M-PESA is Down… Again

As some of you may have noticed, M-PESA is down again. Issues were first noticed on Saturday evening, and after a few hours, services...

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...
M-Pesa Global

All You Need to Know About M-Pesa Global and Transaction Charges

M-Pesa is one of Kenya's biggest achievements and a success story of how the service revolutionized money transfer and financial inclusion. In an effort...
Fuliza M-Pesa

Safaricom’s Fuliza Interest Rates And Other Details You Need to Know

What you need to know about Fuliza, a Safaricom mobile overdraft service for bills and sending money.
M-Pesa - Western Union

How To Send and Receive Money Across M-Pesa and Western Union

Safaricom has today announced a partnership between the telco and financial services company, Western Union. This partnership will allow Western Union and M-Pesa customers to...
Bob Collymore

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...
Airtel Money Equity

M-Pesa to Airtel Money Transaction Charges

Since Mobile Money Interoperability was launched in Kenya, we have seen great improvements and even lower prices to send money from one network to...
Airtel Money Equity

Airtel Money to M-Pesa Transaction Charges

Since Mobile Money Interoperability was launched in Kenya, we have seen great improvements and even lower prices to send money from one network to...
T Kash Launch

M-Pesa to T-Kash Transaction Charges

Since Mobile Money Interoperability was launched in Kenya, we have seen great improvements and even lower prices to send money from one network to...
T Kash Launch

T-Kash to M-Pesa Transaction Charges

Since Mobile Money Interoperability was launched in Kenya, we have seen great improvements and even lower prices to send money from one network to...

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...
T Kash Launch

Reduced T-Kash/MPESA Integration Transaction Fees Are Now Live

Telkom and Safaricom announced the integration of their mobile money products a couple of days ago. The integration development means that sending or receiving...
Telkom Kenya

Telkom’s T-Kash and M-PESA Integration to See Remarkable Cuts in Transaction Fees

Mobile money services have grown, and will most likely take an upward trajectory in coming days in Kenya. This development was conceptualized more than...

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