Nyagaka Anyona Ouko

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The curious case of Nyagaka Anyona Ouko, Safaricom responds - Part III

Having delivered his Mobile Cash Transfer proposal to Safaricom Ltd’s then Chief Executive Officer, Michael Joseph, Nyagaka Anyona Ouko was told to wait a few months as the company looked into it. It turned out that the only other time he would “hear” from the company again was when

The curious case of Nyagaka Anyona Ouko, the mobile money transfer innovator - Part II

Technology startups in Afrika face many obstacles ranging from lack of funds for starting up and expansion, up to and more frustratingly including government red-tape and bureaucracy. Nyagaka Anyona Ouko experienced one such frustrating experience which forced him to change strategy, and led him into more obstacles. As told in

M-PESA's origins

Hailed as the “Kenyan technology success story”, many have claimed M-PESA to be a testimony to the greatness of the East African country’s technology scene, producing world-class technology companies that rival those in South Africa. However, is the acclaimed mobile money service really Kenyan at all? The answer is