M-PESA

Safaricom eyes Ethiopia for mobile money expansion

Ethiopia was tipped as an expansion target for Safaricom’s m-Pesa mobile money service, as Reuters …

Vodacom benefits from m-Pesa growth

Vodacom Group booked a 20 per cent increase on annual revenue from its mobile money …

Safaricom eyes chat payments with messaging app

Safaricom began piloting a chat application with m-Pesa integration, the company’s latest bid to expand …

Safaricom, PayPal ink deal for international payments

Safaricom signed an agreement with PayPal and remittance company TransferTo to allow instant fund transfer …

Barclays partners with Safaricom for Kenya loans

Barclays Kenya announced a tie-up with Safaricom to offer 30-day loans to the operator’s customers …

Safaricom appoints new m-Pesa chief

Safaricom appointed Vodacom Tanzania m-commerce director Sitoyo Lopokoiyit as its financial services chief following the …

User growth, m-Pesa boost Vodacom earnings

Vodacom Group recorded double-digit growth in customer numbers and a 33 per cent revenue increase …

Safaricom, Airtel to begin landmark Kenya money trial

Safaricom and Airtel are set to begin mobile money interoperability testing in Kenya – a …

Kenya ops slam regulator for failing to curb Safaricom

Safaricom’s rival operators hit out at the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) for failing to …

Safaricom steps-up m-Pesa NFC payments push

Safaricom accelerated its drive towards NFC and QR code-based m-Pesa payments with an upgrade to …