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[Kenya] Safaricom joins UN Global Compact’s Forward Faster Initiative
22-09-2023 | 14:26:43
Safaricom has joined the UN Global Compact’s Forward Faster initiative that aims to accelerate private sector action to deliver on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and meet the 2030 Agenda.
Opera partners with Safaricom to launch first free data campaign in Ethiopia
06-09-2023 | 13:26:11
Opera, global web innovator, is launching its free data campaign in Ethiopia. Partnering with Safaricom – which recently entered the Ethiopian market – the move follows Opera’s strategy of fostering increased internet access across the African continent.
Safaricom Shareholders approve two new subsidiaries to invest in Kenyan tech start-ups
28-07-2023 | 13:20:20
These significant developments, approved at Safaricom’s 15th Annual General Meeting (AGM), represent a momentous step towards supporting tech entrepreneurs, fostering innovation, and fortifying Safaricom's role as a key enabler of the Kenyan tech community.
[Kenya] Safaricom partners with EABL and Vivo to offer online shopping
07-07-2023 | 09:34:01
Safaricom, East African Breweries PLC and Vivo have announced a partnership to launch The Bar and Shell apps on the M-PESA Super App.
IFC invests in Safaricom Ethiopia's greenfield telecommunications network
09-06-2023 | 16:25:58
This first partnership between IFC, MIGA, Vodafone, Vodacom, Safaricom, Sumitomo Corporation, and British International Investment in Ethiopia addresses the World Bank Group's core mandate to help countries end poverty and meet their citizens' demands for services including digital connectivity.
[Kenya] Safaricom and Elgeyo Marakwet County sign deal to digitize county services
05-05-2023 | 10:14:19
This is part of a Safaricom led technology initiative to enable all 47counties to digitise their services and operations through a single, citizen access channel.
[Kenya] Safaricom increases 5G coverage to 21 counties
27-04-2023 | 10:01:27
Safaricom has increased its 5G coverage to 28 towns across 21 counties, empowering its customers in 5G areas to enjoy superfast internet connectivity on the move, and for their homes and businesses.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region bets on $91.5 million budget to drive economic integration
14-03-2023 | 14:56:13
This week, the East African Community has tabled before the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) the budget estimates for the 2022/2023 Financial Year totaling $91.5 million.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: DR Congo’s factor in the integration agenda
14-03-2023 | 14:56:10
The recent entry of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the East African Community has heralded a new economic dispensation expanding the regional market.
[Kenya] Safaricom partners with YouTube to boost online content
21-10-2022 | 13:04:00
The two-month campaign will see Safaricom customers enjoy affordable 1GB data bundles for as low as KES. 10 to view and post content on their YouTube channels with the aim to nurture and encourage a streaming habit for all Kenyans.
Safaricom rallies Kenyan CEOs to commit to UN Global Compact’s Africa Business Leaders Coalition
19-10-2022 | 11:29:38
The telco is one of the founding members of the coalition whose aim is to bring together CEOs from across the continent to help drive action on pressing sustainability issues and promote UN Global Compact principles in their supply chains and broader ecosystem.
[Kenya] Safaricom, NCPWD link persons with disabilities with job opportunities through online portal
15-09-2022 | 05:00:00
The portal, powered by IT service provider Fuzu, is a first in Africa and seeks to help employers easily identify and recruit Persons with Disabilities into their firms.
Safaricom and Visa launch M-PESA GlobalPay visa virtual card
03-06-2022 | 10:12:00
The M-PESA GlobalPay Visa Virtual Card will be exclusive for international, online payments outside the country to protect customers from incurring forex conversion costs on local online payments billed in Kenya Shillings.
[Kenya] Safaricom partners with Little and Makao for MPESA mini apps
29-03-2022 | 10:52:27
Customers can access both the Little and Makao  M-PESA Mini Apps under the “Discover” option on the M-PESA Super App.
[Kenya] Safaricom introduces technology solutions for enterprises
23-03-2022 | 09:35:18
The company seeks to leverage its connectivity and experience to venture into the technology space by expanding its tech solutions in the areas of digital business through cloud computing, cyber security and internet of things (IoT) underpinned by IT consulting services.
[Kenya] Safaricom named global compact lead company
22-09-2021 | 09:00:41
Safaricom has been announced as a Global Compact LEAD participant for its ongoing commitment to the United Nations Global Compact and its Ten Principles for responsible business.
Nokia, Safaricom and UNICEF connect more primary schools to the Internet across Kenya
17-08-2021 | 12:54:00
​​​​​​​Nokia has come together with multiple stakeholders, including Safaricom, UNICEF and the Kenyan Ministries of Education and ICT, to connect close to 90 schools to the Internet in Kenya.
Safaricom shareholders approve plan for Ethiopia operations in 2022
03-08-2021 | 10:28:00
Safaricom shareholders have given their nod for the setting up and incorporation of the Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia PLC, the company that will begin operation in Ethiopia by next year.
[Kenya] Safaricom unveils mobile video on demand content service
28-05-2021 | 08:56:00
Safaricom has unveiled BAZE, a mobile-first, video-on-demand service that offers a wide selection of local and regional short form videos in comedy, drama, lifestyle, music, among others.
[Kenya] Safaricom selects Ericsson's microwave transport solution to boost mobile broadband coverage
08-04-2021 | 09:56:00
Safaricom has chosen Ericsson to supply microwave solutions based on the E-band platform to achieve multi Gbps backhaul capacity for mobile broadband nationwide coverage in Kenya.
[Kenya] Safaricom launches 5G network
26-03-2021 | 07:10:04
Safaricom has announced the launch of trials for the trail-blazing 5G technology for its customers. The trial will begin with both individual and enterprise customers in Nairobi, Kisumu, Kisii and Kakamega.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Investment in African startups is now stronger than ever
04-03-2021 | 13:57:00
Despite the global economic slowdown caused by COVID-19, the case for investing in African startups is stronger than ever with new opportunities being announced every day.
[Kenya] Safaricom and HELB launch student loans’ smart mobile payment solution
03-03-2021 | 08:19:45
Safaricom has partnered with the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) to roll out a smart mobile payment solution for students of tertiary institutions to access and utilise their loans and bursaries.
Ethiopia Denies Shortlisting Safaricom for Telco License
22-02-2021 | 06:31:00
The Ethiopia Communication Authority(ECA) has denied claims that it has shortlisted six firms selected to bid for one of two telco licenses in Ethiopia
[Kenya] Safaricom unveils M-PESA Bill Manager for businesses
26-01-2021 | 15:06:00
The innovation targets schools, landlords, utilities and other businesses with repeat payments, offering a platform where they can present and receive pending payments from customers, and issue electronic receipts.
[Kenya] M-PESA becomes first African fintech platform to join United for Wildlife financial taskforce
26-11-2020 | 07:56:00
M-PESA has become the first mobile money provider in Africa to join the Financial Taskforce established by United for Wildlife, a coalition of charities that works to tackle the illegal wildlife trade.
[Kenya] Safaricom unveils four new prefix numbers
07-11-2020 | 07:31:00
Safaricom has rolled out new phone number prefixes starting with 0112, 0113, 0114 and 0115 to meet increasing demand for Safaricom lines.