Michael Joseph

Ethiopia opens up for Safaricom

State puts 40% stake in Ethio Telecom up for sale.
Dominic Kirui
Apr 29, 2020

Safaricom mulls new rural connectivity plan

Growth in mobile data drives up full year results as company looks to secure more rural subscribers.
Apr 6, 2020

Vodacom, Safaricom M-Pesa focused JV completed

Partners prep to bolster M-Pesa brand, with ambitions to accelerate financial services on the continent.
Mar 17, 2020

Kenya telcos waive transaction fees amid COVID-19 outbreak

Central bank approves move as a general service lockdown looms within the East African country.
Feb 28, 2020

Safaricom, AWS unite on cloud service to East Africa

Kenyan telco secured Advanced Consulting Partner status within AWS partner network.
Feb 20, 2020

Safaricom to bid for Ethiopia telco license in April 2020

Company looks to cement partnership due to expected high entry costs associated with the market.
Dec 2, 2019

M-Post arrives in Kenya

Safaricom and Postal Corporation of Kenya collaborate on solution to facilitate digital mail boxes.
Nov 15, 2019

Vodacom, Safaricom plan joint bid to enter Ethiopia

Kenya telco needs US$2-bn to launch into the East African country, according to MD Michael Joseph.

Safaricom confirms new CEO appointment

Diageo Continental Europe's Peter Ndegwa to serve in leadership position from April 2020.
Sep 25, 2019

Safaricom happy with Kenya's response to Neon smartphone

Telco says over 600,000 units have been sold since April 2019.
Jul 2, 2019

Michael Joseph returns at the helm of Safaricom

Joseph has been appointed interim CEO of Safaricom PLC, following the death of Bob Collymore.