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    Key suspect in the murder of MP’s aide arrested by DCI

    Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) detectives have arrested a boda boda rider linked to the brutal murder of Kanduyi Member of Parliament Wafula Wamunyinyi’s aide in Bungoma county. While confirming the arrest, Bungoma South police boss Benjamin Kimwele stated that the suspect was in custody helping police with investigation over the death of Peter Ochieng. […] More

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    Safaricom introduces “Please call me” version of Mpesa

    Mpesa has Introduced a new feature on their application which can be best described as their own new version of the more popular “Please call me”. Over the last couple of days, the company has been on a vigorous and sustained promotional campaign to get as many of their customers as possible to download their […] More

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    Safaricom announces new M-pesa transaction charges

    Safaricom PLC has lowered its M-Pesa transactions by 45% ahead of the end of the waiver on free cash transfers below KSh 1000 in January 2021. The news transactions costs are in line with the recent directive by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) requiring mobile money operators to come up with new pricing structures […] More

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    Why you will not access M-Pesa services tomorrow

    Telecommunications giant Safaricom has announced their MPESA services will not be available to its customers on Thursday, due to a planned maintenance. In a statement, Safaricom says the disruption on services is because of a planned maintainance. ”For more than 13 years, M-PESA has continued to transform millions of lives in Kenya, connecting you to […] More

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    In Just Three Months Safaricom To Make Losses in Billions

    Coronavirus has disrupted supply chains and local production, prompting the Treasury to forecast that the economic growth will slow down. Already telecom giant in East Africa, Safaricom, has projected a loss of about Kes 5.5B in the next two or so months come. In a normal day to day business set up, and if we […] More

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    Fuliza Nation! Kenyans FUliza 45B Under Three Months

    Indeed there’s serious thirst for mobile paperless money if the statistics are anything to go by! Safaricom has announced its financial results ending the month of March and its been captured, Kenyans have borrowed a whopping Sh45 billion from Safaricom’s Fuliza credit facility in just e3 months. Jan to March! The facility has seen a […] More

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    Is Safaricom supporting terrorism and laundered Sh100M used in financing Dusit Hotel Attack?

    Kenyan telecommunication giant Safaricom Incorporation are on the spot in the ongoing terrorism investigations after terror suspects arraigned in court are said to have received Sh100 million via M-Pesa, which police believe was to finance terrorism attack on Dusit D2 Hotel, that claimed lives of 21 innocent Kenyans. In a sworn affidavit, the Anti-Terrorism Police […] More