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Safaricom Engineer Charged for Illegally Adjusting Fuliza Limit

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A Safaricom engineer has been charged by the telco for tampering with Fuliza, the carrier’s overdraft facility. According to reports first seen by the Star,...
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Why You Will Start Seeing Ads on the M-PESA App

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Yes, you read that right. Safaricom is looking into another revenue source through the Mpesa platform, by providing businesses with the ability to place...

Safaricom In The Process of Launching Fuliza For Businesses

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Safaricom is in the process of expanding its overdraft facility Fuliza to include business applications. The facility, for now, is only available to M-PESA customers...
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Safaricom Expands Fuliza Usage to Include Airtime Purchases

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Fuliza was introduced more than 2 years ago. The overdraft facility has proved to be an integral part of Safaricom’s portfolio of M-PESA products, following...
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TECNO POVA 5G Specifications and Pricing in Kenya

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5G smartphone market is about to see new entrants. TECNO is planning to launch 5G phones next year and the TECNO POVA 5G will...
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TECNO POVA 5G Will Be the Company’s First 5G Phone

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Late last month, we reported that TECNO was planning to launch 5G smartphones. We now know which device will take the lead and it's...
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M-PESA App Now Allows You to Access and Export Statements Older Than Six Months

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Safaricom’s M-PESA app keeps getting better following the number of updates it receives. The app was released for the masses in early 2021, following a...

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

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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 Fuliza Revenue More Than Double the Profits From M-Shwari, KCB M-PESA at KES 2.8 Billion

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Safaricom has three primary loan products; Fuliza, which it co-owns with NCBA and KCB, KCB M-PESA, and M-Shwari that it also runs alongside NCBA. Fuliza...

Safaricom Has 17 Million Distinct Mobile Data Customers and Near 10 Million 4G Devices Accessing its Network

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During the announcement of the H1 FY22 Results by telco Safaricom, some key data was revealed. The results are for six months ended on September...
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Safaricom Adds TECNO SPARK 7, CAMON 17 to Lipa Mdogo Mdogo, Launches 1 GB Bundle for KES 20

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Safaricom has launched a campaign that seeks to get more of their customers online through affordable data plans, and access to 4G-capable devices under...
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All M-PESA Services Will Be Offline for Four Hours on Sunday

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2021 has seen Safaricom conduct a lot of fixes for its services. So far, we can count up to 10 interruptions that have affected its...

Steve Chege Leaves Safaricom for Vodacom for Chief External Affairs Officer Role

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Safaricom’s Chief Corporate Affairs Officer Steve Chege has been appointed as Vodacom Group Chief External Affairs Officer. Mr. Chege will be reporting to Vodacom Group CEO Shameel...
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5G TECNO Smartphones To Launch in Kenya Next Year

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5G is picking speed in the country as it catches up with global 5G adoption. Smartphone manufacturers like Samsung and OPPO are already selling...

MediaTek Believes Kenya Needs Many Affordable 5G Phones for 5G to Grow, But it Has a Plan

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Chip-maker MediaTek has grown substantially. A few years ago, the silicon was associated with low-performing phones and other home entertainment devices, but for the most...
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NCBA and KCB To Use Respective Accounts, Including Mshwari and KCB M-PESA to Clear Fuliza Owed

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Fuliza has been around for nearly three years now. The overdraft facility helps Safaricom M-PESA customers complete payments or send cash to another person if...

M-PESA Agents Up By 43 Percent as the Mobile Money Platform Gains 3.4 Million New Users

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Despite consumer wallet-sized shrinking during a rough economic period in the past year, Safaricom has gained more M-PESA users and agents, further strengthening its...
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MTN Uganda Joins Safaricom As The Only Publicly Traded Telcos In East Africa.

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MTN Uganda has announced its intention to float 20% of its shares on the Ugandan Securities Exchange (USE), joining Safaricom as a publicly traded...

You Can Now Test Safaricom 5G in Kisii, Amboseli as Carrier Adds Pilot Sites

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Safaricom announced the availability of 5G services in Q1 2021. At the time, the carrier said that ultra-fast connection was only available in select...
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Safaricom Once Again Ousts Zuku and JTL as Leading Fixed Internet Providers

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Data and broadband services are interesting services, particularly over this period when some people are working from, and some educational institutions have adopted online...

Safaricom Requests CA to Allocate More 3G Spectrum to Manage High Demand

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The pandemic has been around since early 2020. Kenya went into lockdown in March of the same year. Many things have since changed: some...

Safaricom Establishes Fraud Management Squad to Police Illegal SIM Registration

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Safaricom has released its 10th Sustainable Business Report in an event that was held online. It was attended by the carrier’s top leadership, including...
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mySafaricom App Brings Send to Many, Save Favourite M-PESA Agents Features

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Safaricom apps are some of the most useful utility tools in Kenya. mySafaricom and M-PESA apps have amassed millions of downloads – and for...
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Safaricom Data and Airtime Usage Limit Lets You Take Charge of Your Units

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Safaricom has launched a service that will see customers set a limit to the amount of airtime and data they want to use over...

Safaricom to Publicly Launch 5G in 2022, Increases Stations to 200

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5G has been a hot topic in the telco world, especially in Kenya with Safaricom leading the way. Safaricom launched its trial phase early last...
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All M-PESA Services Will Be Unavailable Tonight

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Safaricom will be conducting a maintenance exercise on its mobile money product M-PESA today, Tuesday 21 to the early hours of Wednesday 22 Sept. The...
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What Are Safaricom and Kenya Power Smart Meters, and Installation Roadmap

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Safaricom is diversifying and adding one more service in their portfolio, and it is in electrical connection to your household. The telco provider, which...

How to Buy Airtime for All Networks Without Transaction Charges

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There are several ways of topping up airtime on your phone. You can choose to buy a scratch card, which is the most popular...
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You Can Give Reason for M-PESA Reversal Request in the M-PESA App

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It has since become very clear that M-PESA is Safaricom’s leading money-maker. The mobile money product has been improved and imparted with many other...

How to Claim M-PESA and M-Shwari Funds of Your Deceased Relatives

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Eventually, all of us are going to die, and when that happens, we might need to keep our houses in order. In this case, many...
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Kenyans Among Many Nationals Appointed to Serve Safaricom Ethiopia’s Executive Team

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Safaricom is officially in Ethiopia. While it is far from rolling out products and services to the country’s more than 110 million people, the operator...
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Safaricom’s M-PESA Now Has 50 Million Active Customers

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Safaricom’s M-PESA has announced that it has reached 50 million active users in Africa. By sheer numbers, this makes it the most popular mobile money...
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How to Check and Report Safaricom, Airtel Numbers Illegally Registered Using Your Credentials

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Cases of people's ID numbers being used to register SIM cards without their knowledge have been on the rise. Partly, this is due to...

Safaricom Ethiopia Starts Hiring Ahead of Commercial Launch

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By now, we are aware that Safaricom is in Ethiopia. The telco is insanely popular locally and has exported its success to other parts...

55% of Kenyans Still See Health Misinformation on Social Media

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Digital health platforms and associated services have been growing in Africa. The development has created vast potential for countries to deliver access to healthcare services...