Peter Ndegwa

Safaricom reports bumper results as data users increase, M-Pesa advances

Telco also says Ethiopia ambitions are moving ahead as planned.
Vincent Matinde
1:50
Mar 17, 2022

M-Pesa Africa’s strategy to capitalise on Kenya’s growth

Included in plans is investment in M-Pesa Super App both for customers and businesses.
2:10
Nov 10, 2021

Safaricom upbeat over Ethiopia despite conflict

Company announces investment target of between US$1.5bn and US$2bn.
2:40
Aug 17, 2021

Kenya looks to scale broadband connectivity across all schools by 2030

Nokia, Safaricom and UNICEF partner on latest initiative in support of govt ambition.
2:10
Jun 23, 2021

Safaricom launches M-Pesa Super App

Company sees this as a pre-cursor to more widespread uptake of the product across the continent.
1:40
May 25, 2021

Safaricom readies to help push consortium agenda in Ethiopia

Company looks to help digitally transform region, confident of a return on investment.
1:50
May 13, 2021

COVID-19 puts the squeeze on Safaricom revenue

Company records flat growth despite strong activity in the mobile data segment.
2:10
Mar 26, 2021

Safaricom launches commercial 5G network in Kenya

Company said availability of 5G enabled devices will also dictate the adoption of the new network.
1:40
Jan 8, 2021

Safaricom affirms focus on 4G over commercial 5G rollout

CEO says company will still discuss 5G modality issues with government.
1:50
Nov 9, 2020

M-Pesa takes a hit from zero-rated mobile money payments

Safaricom reports a 14.5% YoY decline in M-Pesa revenue for half-year 2020/21 period.
2:00
Sep 15, 2020

Safaricom eyes opportunity as more small businesses join M-Pesa

Number of businesses utilising the service has passed 200,000, according to the telecommunications services provider.