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lipa na mpesa

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...

My-Shwari App Helps You Keep Up With Your M-Shwari Loans In A Way You Never Thought You Needed

It can be such a hassle keeping up with M-Shwari deadlines and transactions. One cool app solves it all: My-Shwari.

Tanzania’s 10% tax on Mobile Money Transactions Criticized

The move to impose a 10% tax has been criticized as counterproductive and likely to hurt the poor and rural dwellers.

M-Pesa, Data propel Safaricom Profits up 19% to Kshs 38 Billion

Safaricom has today released its FY 2015/16 financial results posting a 19% increase in profit from 31 billion  to 38 Billion. The company attributed...

Betting Contributes the Most Traffic to Safaricom’s M-Pesa

Safaricom is set to release its FY 2015 financial results tomorrow. We shall be watching those closely especially the impact of M-Pesa, the growth...

Curtains Fall on M-Pesa in South Africa with Vodacom shutting service in June

At the 2016 Mobile World Congress, Vodafone signed multiple deals to put M-Pesa’s payment technology in the hands of hundreds of millions of users....

Kenyans transacted 122 Million times via Mobile Money in transactions worth 290 Billion

The Communication Authority of Kenya released the Q1 2016 statistics report for the period between July and September 2015 on the mobile telephony sector. The...

Here is what’s coming with the New M-Pesa Menu Update

In 2015, Safaricom relocated M-Pesa servers to Kenya from Germany at a cost of $75 Million. The relocation also led to the retirement of the...

Safaricom in negotiations with Vodafone on lowering M-Pesa license fees

Last week, we told you that Vodafone was looking to  expand M-Pesa around the world. Vodafone through Vodafone Sales and Services Ltd (VSSL) owns proprietary rights...

M-Pesa Customers can now Receive Statements every 5th of the Month via Email

In 2015, Safaricom relocated M-Pesa servers to Kenya from Germany at a cost of $75 Million. The relocation also led to the retirement of...

Safaricom’s operations sustain about 682,000 jobs in Kenya

Telco Safaricom released its first true value report today. The report prepared by KPMG seeks to quantify the value of the Telco on the...

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...

Safaricom adds Hakikisha feature to M-Pesa aiming to resolve Unintended Transactions

In August, we told you of Safaricom’s pilot of a new feature aimed at solving one of the perennial problems with its M-pesa service....

Airtel Money Registers Negative Growth as Mobile Money Subscribers hit 27.7 Million

The Communication Authority of Kenya released the fourth quarter statistics report  for the period between April and June 2015 on the mobile telephony sector....
lipa na mpesa

E-citizen Services Via Lipa na M-pesa: The How and The Why

The Kenyan government has been keen on delivering services to citizens through different platforms and especially the internet. To this effect, the government revamped...

Safaricom, Airtel Kenya To Settle Mobile Money Suit Out-Of-Court

A trademark dispute over mobile money transfer service branding, advertising and promotion had seen Safaricom take its rival Airtel to Court. In its suit...
Kenya Bankers Association

Kenyan Banks To Cut M-pesa Dominance With InterBank Mobile Money Service

Kenyan banks are set to launch their own mobile money transfer service which will ultimately reduce the dominance on Safaricom's mobile money transfer service....
Bob Collymore Safaricom

42% of Kenya GDP Transacted on M-pesa and 9 Takeaways From Safaricom Results

Safaricom announced its FY 2014/15 results today, surpassing expectations by posting a 38% increase in profit after tax to shs. 31 billion. The results...

M-Pesa and Data Push Safaricom Profits Up by 38% To 31 Billion

Safaricom has today released its FY 2014/15 financial results posting a 38% increase in profit after tax to shs. 31 billion. The results were...
KCB M-pesa Account

KCB Scores Kshs. 1 Billion In M-Pesa Loans A Month After Launch

A month after launching its KCB M-pesa account in partnership with Telco Safaricom, KCB has been able to issue out loans totaling to...

M-PESA Services To Be Unavailable As Safaricom Conducts Upgrade

Safaricom is in the final stages of "bringing M-PESA back home". With the company finalizing the migration process this coming weekend, service interruption is...
Lipa Na Mpesa

Safaricom Introduces M-pesa Surepay To Curtail Funds Misappropriation

Safaricom has launched a new service dubbed the M-pesa Surepay targeted at  corporates and Public Benefit Organisations (PBO’s) who disburse funds directly to beneficiaries....
lipa na mpesa

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...

Here are the New Safaricom Mpesa Tariffs

  Today is Friday the 13th. No, actually it's 8th of February when Safaricom said the new Mpesa rates would take effect. Safaricom announced that...
Mpesa, Vodafone India, ICICI

Vodafone India, ICICI Bank Launch M-Pesa in India

Vodafone India and ICICI Bank have formed a partnership in a move to launch MPesa in India by the end of 2012. The initiative...
mpesa crime

New form of M-Pesa Crime- guys beware

This Article might be long-but definitely easier to read than lose your hard earned cash..I encourage you guys to read it Never, never reveal your...