Tag: m-pesa

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...
Bob Collymore

Safaricom Commits to Assist Customers Manage Data and Reimburse If that Fails

During Safaricom's 10th Annual General Meeting, the CEO, Bob Collymore, announced that the company was working on measures to improve the data experience of...
SIM Swap Fraud

22 Suspects Arrested Over Kenya’s Rampant SIM Swap Fraud

Ever since it was brought to the public attention that there are scammers out there swapping people's SIM cards and defrauding them of thousands...
M-Pesa shop

Mombasa is Yet to Get Bitten by the Mobile Money Bug

The latest stats by the Communication Authority of Kenya reveal that as much as active mobile money subscriptions have taken a shortfall by 3...
Mpesa

M-Pesa Loses Ground on Person-to-Person Money Transfers (UPDATED: NO THEY AREN’T)

UPDATE: The article below was based on figures provided by the Communications Authority of Kenya reporting on the mobile money transactions during the first...
Branch on phone

TECNO’s Parent Company is Coming for Branch, M-Pesa Pockets

With the growth of mobile money services in Kenya and around a few African countries it is only natural for any company with the...
Mpesa

Safaricom Taking M-Pesa Services to Ethiopia

On 17th of July, Reuters reported that Safaricom was in "advanced talks" with the Ethiopian government to take the mobile money service, M-Pesa to Ethiopia....
Mpesa

Safaricom Introduces New M-Pesa Transaction Charges, Limits Free Transactions

After the government proposed an increase on the excise duty charged on mobile money transactions, it was only a matter of time before we...
Safaricom M-Pesa Loyalty

Safaricom Launches M-Pesa Loyalty Promotion Ahead of Proposed Mobile Money Tax Increase

Safaricom has launched a promotion dubbed “Maisha Ni M-PESA Tu” that is aimed at rewarding Safaricom subscribers who use the company's mobile money service for...

[UPDATED] Safaricom is Carrying Out a Routine Exercise to Verify Till/Pay Bill Numbers as it Disfavours Revised Excise Duty

Some of you may have observed that some small businesses, especially those at the grassroots that have, for some time, been accepting payment via...
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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....
Jani Faiba4G

Buying Faiba4G Data Bundles No longer a Pain in the Ankles With New Android App

Ever since Faiba4G was launched, it positioned itself as a telco with a focus on offering affordable mobile data to consumers. A move that...

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...
Mobile Money Interoperability

How to Send Money Across Airtel and M-Pesa and Transaction Charges

Mobile Money interoperability in Kenya has officially gone live starting with Airtel Money and M-Pesa with other players such as Telkom with T-Kash said...

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