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M-PESA fraud using USSD on the rise

If Safaricom wanted, they could verify the information and permanently block M-PESA scammers on their platforms and never allow them to register any SIM card on their platform. But they don't.

Standard Chartered and Airtel Africa hope to drive financial inclusion across Africa

The announcement by Standard Chartered and Airtel Africa on their collaboration on co-creating financial services products continues the trend of the rise of Fintech solutions available to Africans.

Kenya's dirty telecommunications war

Safaricom has argued against the Airtel and Telkom Kenya merger. This seemingly petty war reflect some of the underlying fight for market dominance that mobile telephone operators have waged for the last 19 years.

How people make the most of mobile phones in Uganda

Battery technology hasn’t caught up with the pace of mobile technology and all its applications. As such, the most popular option in Uganda is for users to carry a second feature phone with incredible battery life.

MTN can’t explain how 30GB of my data vanished

An interesting story of David Okwii once loading 30GB of shared data on a Thursday and by Saturday of the same week, it was already finished. When he checked hs data usage app, it said he had only used 350MB yet MTN insisted he used it all up.

Kenya's mobile money interoperability gets go ahead from central bank

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has given a go ahead that mobile money interoperability can be fully implemented in the eastern Afrikan country. This follows a pilot that kicked off earlier in January 2018 to test mobile money interoperability between Airtel Money and Safaricom's M-PESA. The CBK has said

Kenya's mobile money interoperability pilot kicks off

Kenya has kicked off the mobile money interoperability pilot between Safaricom's M-PESA and Airtel Money. The pilot kicked off on 22 January 2018 and will involve Safaricom's M-PESA and Airtel Money. Present at the pilot's launch was Kenya's ICT Cabinet Secretary (CS), Joe Mucheru, said that it is hoped that