Derrick Wesonga, the Digital Channels Tech Lead at Safaricom PLC had planned to undertake a lot of adventure in 2020 but the coronavirus pandemic struck. He shelved his adventure plans until 2021 when he took ….
Kenya’s giant telecom Safaricom’s entry into the Ethiopian market will bolster its economy, President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday said. President Kenyatta flew to Ethiopia on Tuesday where he met Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. He thanked ….
An organizational restructure at Kenya’s leading telecommunication giant Safaricom has caused anxiety among her staff. Safaricom seeks to adopt what it calls “agile organizational structure” which requires a huge number of employees to re-apply for ….
Kenya’s mobile money transfer platform MPESA has been named a leading brand in the country. Kantar TNS undertook a survey in Kenya’s three cities – Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu. Safaricom PLC which runs MPESA came ….
American cybersecurity corporation Fortinet has recognized Kenya’s telecom giant Safaricom as the “Best-Managed Security Services Provider” not just in Kenya but entire East Africa. Fortinet ranked Safaricom so high in terms of efficient in evaluation, ….
Technology is available that could allow Kenyans in the diaspora to vote in the next General Elections through Safaricom, the telco’s Chairman Michael Joseph has said. While speaking on The Echo Chamber Podcast, Mr. Joseph ….
In a single day, Safaricom’s overdraft facility, Fuliza processed close to a half a million loan applications. For every second, Safaricom processes six Fuliza transactions bringing the total number of processed transactions in a day ….
In the six months leading to June 31 2020, Kenyans borrowed close to a one billion shillings – Ksh967 million daily – from Safaricom’s Fuliza facility. The increased appetite for loans was precipitated by the ….
Wambui Kamiru, widow of the late Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore is the sole proprietor of the latter’s wealth valued at millions of shillings. This is according to exclusive details captured in Collymore’s will obtained by ….
Sanda Ojiambo, a Kenyan who has been working with Kenya’s telco giant, Safaricom has been appointed the new Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact. Her appointment by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres came on Friday. UN ….