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Safaricom, Visa strike m-Pesa digital development deal

Safaricom revealed a tie-up with global transaction giant Visa on developing digital payment services for …

Kenya pushes mobile money in pandemic fight

The Central Bank of Kenya introduced a series of temporary measures to boost mobile money …

Kenyan mobile money transactions top $27B

Growing adoption of mobile money services in Kenya resulted in double-digit year-on-year growth in the …

Kenya bank deploys WhatsApp to boost engagement

The Housing Finance Group of Kenya (HF Group) reportedly became the first major bank in …

Safaricom chief Bob Collymore dies

Tributes poured in from operators, colleagues and political leaders for Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore (pictured), …

Kenyan MPs renew bid for mobile money separation

Mobile operators in Kenya would be forced to spin-out business lines outside of their core …

Kenyan politicians eye tighter mobile money rules

Members of the Kenyan parliament argued mobile money services should be decoupled from telecommunications operations, …

Airtel, Telkom Kenya merger hits stumbling block

A committee in Kenya’s National Assembly voiced concerns about a proposed merger between Airtel and …

Kenya probes communication, money sectors

Kenyan politicians opened a formal investigation into a number of issues related to competition and …

Project Loon preparing for take off in Kenya

Kenya is set to use Project Loon balloons to provide internet connectivity to rural areas, …