Safaricom plans to replicate Kenya’s success formula in Ethiopia

Safaricom PLC recently hosted its first investor day in Nairobi and provided detail about its aspirations in Ethiopia.
Vincent Matinde
Feb 15, 2023

Kenyan authorities uncover major mobile money fraud

Eight men arrested, alleged to be part of a criminal ring that defrauded mobile money users of over KES500-million.
Nov 11, 2022

New termination rates, excise duty dent Safaricom's voice revenue

Voice revenue decreased by 3.8% to KShs 39.99-billion, according to the company’s half-year results.
Oct 27, 2022

Safaricom launches commercial 5G service

Country’s Communications Authority readies to release 5G policy document.
Oct 11, 2022

Airtel Kenya ring-fences operations, separates mobile money unit

Central Bank of Kenya confirms development, says it will lead to better customer service.
Sep 29, 2022

Safaricom revises interest rates for overdraft solution Fuliza

Telco, in collaboration with Kenya Commercial Bank and NCBA Bank Kenya, eases pressure on borrowers and believes move will attract more subscribers.
Aug 2, 2022

Safaricom’s Michael Joseph redeployed to lead Ethiopia campaign

Joseph steps down as Board Chairperson and is replaced by John Ngumi.
Jul 28, 2022

Safaricom spearheads tech talent initiative in Kenya

Company initiates aggressive recruitment campaign to target local developers.
Jul 15, 2022

Safaricom launches cross-merchant mobile money system

Pay Bill solution forms part of a phased interoperability process among the company, Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya.
Jul 13, 2022

M-Pesa still a cash cow for Safaricom

The addition of new solutions has helped drive up demand and adoption of the mobile payment platform.
Jul 6, 2022

Sylvia Mulinge to drive DX for MTN Uganda

Safaricom executive described as champion of digital transformation.
May 16, 2022

Vodacom edges closer to pan-African tech goal

Based on its preliminary results for the year ended 31 March 2022, company confirms a “watershed year” for its transition plans.