Safaricom

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Safaricom and Google partnership hopes to increase smartphone penetration

Safaricom and Google have entered into a partnership that aims to empower one million Kenyans to acquire a 4G enabled smartphone and increase data consumption for Safaricom and empower the phone user to do much more than is possible on a feature phone.

Lebogang Mukansi on the value of growth hacking

In this episode of The Lead Creative podcast, award-winning brand and advertising strategist turned growth-hacker, Lebogang Mukansi talks about the value of growth hacking.

Safaricom and Vodacom have bought M-Pesa from Vodafone

Vodafone Group has concluded the sale of M-Pesa to Vodacom Group and Safaricom. Before the conclusion of this deal, Safaricom paid Vodafone in the UK royalties and license fees for using M-Pesa.

Mobile money could get a second revolution in Kenya

The adoption of mobile money for small payments should be a game-changer in the long run. While mobile money is thriving in Kenya, it majorly works as a means of sending money, but not efficient for paying small amounts of money due to associated costs.

Staying at home feels like staying online

While more activities are happening online, the main throttle to staying online is the cost. The cost of mobile Internet is quite high in Kenya, and fast, reliable internet is a problem in rural areas.

Safaricom is alleged to have sold customers data

In his handwritten statement to Kenya’s Police, Charles Kimani, an ex-Safaricom employee, makes some allegations that Safaricom sells customers data to various service providers.

Who will save Kenyans from predatory digital lending apps?

With the advent of mobile phones and increased Internet penetration, the borrowing of money has been shifting from traditional channels to electronic channels. This has come with its problems.