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
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.
Nov 10, 2021

Safaricom upbeat over Ethiopia despite conflict

Company announces investment target of between US$1.5bn and US$2bn.
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.
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.
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.
May 13, 2021

COVID-19 puts the squeeze on Safaricom revenue

Company records flat growth despite strong activity in the mobile data segment.
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.
Jan 8, 2021

Safaricom affirms focus on 4G over commercial 5G rollout

CEO says company will still discuss 5G modality issues with government.
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.
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.