UPDATE: M-PESA won’t be offline Saturday morning

As part of the transition of Safaricom from a telco to an enabler platform, the company has been working on new changes to its MPESA platform. These change will mark the third... Read more »

Vodacom South Africa to acquire 35% stake in Safaricom for $2.6 billion

South Africa’s Vodacom Group is set to acquire a 34.94% stake in Safaricom by issuing 226.8 million new ordinary shares to further enhance Vodacom as a leading African mobile communication company, give... Read more »

Safaricom launches M-PESA One Tap to revolutionize mobile money payments

Paying with Safaricom’s M-Pesa at any POS used to be a pain as the process took longer than shopping itself but Safaricom is revolutionizing mobile money payments with today’s launch of M-PESA... Read more »

Safaricom finally announces M-Pesa app for iOS & Android

Safaricom has today announced availability of M-PESA functionality in the mySafaricom App, which will see the more than 24 million M-PESA customers and especially the 8m smartphone owners enjoy the convenience of... Read more »

Bitwala introduces free Bitcoin to M-Pesa transfers to Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania & Uganda

Global bitcoin remittance firm Bitwala, has introduced bitcoin to M-Pesa transfers in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda for free in a move the firm says will make money transfers to any part... Read more »

How growth in e-commerce offers new opportunities for entrepreneurs.

This may be surprising to hear, and even superior to see that entrepreneurs are maximizing the benefit of Internet presence. It has been pointed out that those taking advantage of it, are... Read more »

Why Equitel Poses As A Game Changer In Mobile Money Transactions.

It is the minute that the banking industry in Kenya is facing a lot of challenges specifically on governance issues, leading to a decline on public confidence after few banks were put... Read more »