Safaricom releases modern plug and play M-PESA APIs to simplify developer integration

Safaricom has finally released modern and easier to use M-PESA Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) with a simplified B2B integration process making it easier for businesses to integrate with M-PESA. Dubbed Daraja, the... Read more »

Safaricom to Launch eCommerce Platform, Masoko

Kenya’s telecom giant, Safaricom is set to launch e-commerce platform, Masoko in the coming weeks, TechWeez first reported the development. The platform would provide an avenue for local merchants, including supermarkets, and customers to... Read more »

Targeted Training for Business Reporters to Curb Conveyor Belt Journalism

The recent past has seen the rise of conveyor belt journalism in most news entities across all platforms of radio, television, online and newspapers. Just as its name suggests, it involves conveying... Read more »

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 »

Safaricom to bring savings, loans & micro-insurance to its app in third major M-Pesa upgrade

After the 2015 upgrade of the M-PESA platform and bringing of its servers to Nairobi, Safaricom has announced a third major upgrade to the M-PESA platform in a move expected to bring... Read more »

Safaricom’s Be Your Own Boss reality show refuses to die, launches more verticals to immerse the youth

Safaricom’s youth focused sub-brand Blaze has launched the second season of  its youth focused reality show BLAZE Be Your Own Boss (BYOB) to reach more youth to join and remain loyal to... Read more »

Safaricom-backed mSurvey launches Consumer Wallet to mine SMS & mobile money data for customer spending habits

Getting reliable data on consumer spending is almost impossible in Kenya and other informal markets across Africa, as there is no data collected on how  informal consumers spend, who else is serving... Read more »