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Debunked: Safaricom Is Not Offering COVID-19 Cash Relief

COVID-19 pandemic is here and so is the rampant misinformation. The latest one doing rounds on Facebook-owned messaging platform WhatsApp concerns Safaricom. The text...
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Safaricom and Vodacom Complete Acquisition of MPESA Brand from Vodafone

Vodacom and Safaricom have announced they have jointly completed the acquisition of the MPESA brand, product development, and support services from Vodafone. This acquisition was...
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Ethiopia Opens Floor for Mobile Money for Telcos, Kills M-PESA Launch Prospects

As of April 2020, Ethiopia has allowed new players to take part in the mobile space. New entrants, in this case, are non-financial organizations...
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How New 14% VAT Affects Safaricom Products and Services

COVID-19. We all have a general idea about the virus and what it has done to the world. In a Kenya context, the government has...
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Only Airtel Kenya Gained Market Share in Mobile Subscriptions in Q2 2019/2020

The latest sector statistics numbers from the Communications Authority of Kenya are here. The Authority, which is tasked with the policing of the ICT...
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Safaricom Kes 1000 M-PESA Waiver Accidently Skips Business Accounts, Fix is Incoming

A few days ago, the CBK directed mobile operators and financial institutions to adjust their mobile money products to cushion the adverse effects of...
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KCB and Safaricom Set Aside Kshs 30 Billion For Lending, Opens Door to Blacklisted Defaulters

Safaricom and KCB have today announced that they have set aside billions of shillings that will be made available for people to lend. The companies...
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Safaricom Waives MPESA Fees due to Coronavirus

Safaricom has announced that they have waived fees for MPESA transactions below Kshs 1000 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Starting tomorrow, all person to person...
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New Okoa Jahazi Feature Leaves Greedy Opportunists With Huge Debt

Safaricom has had a number of network glitches in the past. The famous one was when people realized they could buy a ton of...
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Safaricom Revamps MPESA Global User Interface on MySafaricom App

Safaricom has recently pushed an update to the old mySafaricom app  on Android (yes there is a new one) which adds a minor feature. The...
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10 Things to Know About the New Safaricom PostPay

By now, the majority of us are aware that Safaricom refreshed its PostPay product to generally positive reception from customers. The operator, which has...
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Safaricom Will Integrate M-Ledger on the new MySafaricom App

M-Ledger is was developed due to MPESA's continued use in the country. It became popular because it was able to obtain data from your...
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Safaricom Testing Revamped MySafaricom App for Android

Safaricom's mySafaricom app was launched almost 4 years ago and it has truly earned its place on my home screen. I use it to...

Safaricom and Airtel Kenya PostPay Plans: Which is Better?

Safaricom has revised its PostPay product to appeal to more people now. For those who need how to hop in, here is a detailed...
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How to Join, Upgrade and Exit Safaricom’s New PostPay Plans

Safaricom has lifted the curtains off its new post-pay plan that starts at KES 1000 all the way to KES 10,000. This is the...
Karibu Postpay

Safaricom PostPay Revamped With Lots of Data, Starts at Kes 1000

Data and call plans are some of the hotly contested products for any mobile carrier. Market leader Safaricom has been at the forefront in...

Safariom to Resell Amazon Web Services Following Plans to Set Up An Edge Site in Nairobi

In early November, we learned that Amazon Web Services, which is the world’s largest cloud computing service provider, was planning to set up an...
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Safaricom to Consider Contracting Huawei to Build its 5G Network

Kenya's biggest telecom carrier, Safaricom will consider awarding a contract to Huawei as they roll out their 5G network this year. Michael Joseph, Safaricom's...
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Safaricom Users Complain Over Network Issues Affecting Calls

If you noticed you had a problem making a phone call on the Safaricom network, you are probably not alone. Today, Safaricom users are reporting...
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These are the New Prefixes for Safaricom and Airtel Issued by Regulator

Our mobile phone carriers have a lot of prefixes that they use to uniquely identify each other. We can generally tell which phone number...
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Magoha Sparks Online Controversy After Questioning Safaricom’s Social Responsibility

A statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Education Magoha that corporates which turn in profits should give back to society has sparked outrage on...
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Safaricom and East Africa Data Handlers Point Fingers at Each Other Following a KES 20 Million Payments Loss

Safaricom has sued East Africa Data Handlers in a case that the operator claims saw it lose KES 20.3 million following a breach of...
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M-Post Nets 150,000 Subscriptions Two Months After Launch

About two months ago, the Postal Corporation of Kenya (Posta) alongside mobile carrier Safaricom decided to collaborate on a product named M-Post that targeted...
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Do Not Board: Samsung and M-Kopa Reveals Outrageously Expensive Payment Plan for the Galaxy A10s

Buying phones on a contract like Americans do is something we have been waiting for for so long, but I have high levels of...
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Safaricom Spotted Testing Chargeable WiFi Zones in Nairobi

It appears that Safaricom is testing wireless internet access points in the CBD. The carrier, which has gone a long way to roll out...
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Safaricom Will Allegedly Launch 5G This Week in Nairobi

About a week ago, Safaricom was spotted testing 5G in Kenya. 5G is the next evolution of wireless technology that promises faster speeds and...
safaricom 5G

Safaricom Spotted Testing 5G in Kenya

5G is the new generation of wireless technology that has generated so much hype due to one thing: the speeds. 5G milimeter wave is...
M-Gas

M-Gas Partners with Safaricom, Intros Subscription Cooking Gas for Low Income Kenya Households

Safaricom is no stranger to trying new things. After collaborating with the Postal Corporation of Kenya to bring P.O. Box addresses to anybody with...
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Parliament Rejects Safaricom’s Petition to Not Submit Business Contracts to CAK

Telco Safaricom has failed to persuade the National Assembly Committee on Finance and National Planning to drop a clause in the competition law that...
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Michael Joseph Admits Not Fancying Masoko, Safaricom’s Degraded E-Commerce Platform

Safaricom’s Masoko, an e-commerce platform, was launched nearly three years ago. You would assume, through fault of your own that a company like Safaricom...
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