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Safaricom provides KES 1 mln sponsorship for Voi Rally

Published 05 Aug 2021 15:50 CET | Kenya

Safaricom has announced a KES 1 million sponsorship for rally driver Maxine Wahome ahead of the Kenya National Rally Championship's Voi rally on 07-08 August. Wahome will be ...

Kenyan mobile money transactions exceed KES 3 trillion in H1

Published 04 Aug 2021 09:25 CET | Kenya

Kenyan mobile money transactions increased by more than KES 1 trillion to KES 3.26 trillion in the six months to 30 June compared with KES 2.14 trillion in H1 2020 amid the ...

Safaricom wins lawsuit over M-Pesa contactless payments service

Published 03 Aug 2021 17:27 CET | Kenya

Kenyan operator Safaricom has won a KES 209 million court battle against a man who accused the operator of taking his idea to launch M-Pesa payments using a simple tap of a ...

Safaricom increases Skiza revenue share to 40%

Published 03 Aug 2021 15:10 CET | Kenya

Kenyan operator Safaricom has announced a 33 percent increase in the share of revenue it pays to Skiza artists and content creators. More than 20,000 contributors will ...

StarTimes Kenya adds Fashion TV Africa channel, 'Brothers' and 'Blood Moon' to ST Novela E Plus

Published 02 Aug 2021 15:10 CET | Kenya

StarTimes Kenya is adding new content at no extra cost to monthly subscription rates, such as the Fashion TV Africa channel. Fashion TV Africa has over 500 hours of content ...

Interswitch signs digital payment deal with K-Unity Sacco

Published 02 Aug 2021 15:04 CET | Kenya

Electronic payment company Interswitch Group has signed a deal with K-Unity Sacco to provide the savings and credit society's more than 100,000 members with secure digital ...

Safaricom shareholders approve plan for Ethiopia operations in 2022

Published 02 Aug 2021 10:40 CET | Ethiopia, Kenya

Safaricom shareholders have approved the setting up and incorporation of the Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia, which will begin operation by 2022. Safaricom ...

Itel Mobile Kenya offers Itel P37 with discount coupon

Published 29 Jul 2021 12:47 CET | Kenya

Itel Mobile Kenya has announced a discount coupon offer for its latest smartphone in the P series, the Itel P37, running at every Itel retail store in the country. The Itel ...

Kenyan regulator reviews mobile termination rate

Published 29 Jul 2021 10:43 CET | Kenya

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) is set to reduce mobile interconnection charges, Business Daily reported customers, signaling lower call tariffs, Business Daily ...

Kenyan govt says relocating Nairobi-Mau Summit Road fibre cable will not hit internet service

Published 29 Jul 2021 09:55 CET | Kenya

The Kenyan government says the relocation of a fibre optic cable along the Nairobi-Mau Summit Road, to allow construction of a dual carriageway, will not interrupt internet ...

Safaricom senior managers receive shares worth KES 700 mln via incentive scheme

Published 28 Jul 2021 10:09 CET | Kenya

Kenyan operator Safaricom's senior managers were awarded 16.4 million shares with a current market value of KES 700 million for free in the year ended March, as compensation ...

Safaricom plans to tighten privacy of Lipa na M-Pesa transactions

Published 27 Jul 2021 10:13 CET | Kenya

Kenyan operator Safaricom says it will introduce a feature blocking customer contact details when making payments through Lipa na M-Pesa, to curb personal information being ...

Vivo plans to start selling Y53s in Kenya in August

Published 26 Jul 2021 10:27 CET | Kenya

Vivo plans to launch the Vivo Y53s on 04 August in Kenyan stores and said reservations begin on 26 July. The smartphone will have upgraded functions and set a high bae for ...

Kenyans to pay more for Zoom calls as VAT rules take effect

Published 23 Jul 2021 12:18 CET | Kenya

Kenyans will pay more to attend online meetings and webinars via Zoom from August following the government's imposition of a 16 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on electronic ...

Adrian Kenya starts fibre infrastructure relocation for Nairobi to Mau Summit highway expansion

Published 23 Jul 2021 11:23 CET | Kenya

Adrian Kenya has begun to relocate fibre infrastructure along the Nairobi-Mau Summit road, after winning a contract from the State Department of ICT and Innovation. The ...

Telkom Kenya partners with Nation Media Group to provide electronic newspaper subscriptions

Published 22 Jul 2021 10:30 CET | Kenya

Telkom Kenya has partnered with Nation Media Group to offer digital newspaper subscriptions. Each e-paper will cost KES 20, payable via airtime. The available editions will ...

Safaricom to provide computers and internet to Nakuru school

Published 20 Jul 2021 11:52 CET | Kenya

Kenyan operator Safaricom has joined forces with former Global Teacher Prize winner Peter Tabichi to equip Keriko Mixed Secondary School in Nakuru County with computers and ...

StarTimes Kenya offers bonus content

Published 19 Jul 2021 11:36 CET | Kenya

StarTimes Media is providing entry-level Nyota bouquet subscribers with six channels normally reserved for dearer bundles, upon subscription renewal for a full month or more, ...

Huawei begins accepting reservations for Band 6 in Kenya

Published 16 Jul 2021 12:22 CET | Kenya

Huawei says it has started taking reservations for its Band 6 series in all its retail stores in Kenya. Customers can place advance orders for the Band 6 series at KES 6,999 ...

Infinix starts selling Hot 10i in Kenya

Published 16 Jul 2021 12:17 CET | Kenya

Infinix has officially launched its latest entry-level device in Kenya, the Infinix Hot 10i. The smartphone costs from KES 11,499 for the variant with 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB ...

Kenyan university faces lawsuit over laptop, tablet supply contract cancellation

Published 15 Jul 2021 12:15 CET | Kenya

Two foreign firms have taken court action against Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) for cancelling a KES 1 billion contract for laptops and ...

Kenyan court fines Safaricom KES 6 mln for declining to hire blind man

Published 14 Jul 2021 14:36 CET | Kenya

Kenyan operator Safaricom has been ordered to pay a blind man KES 6 million, as compensation for failing to hire him as a customer care executive on grounds that the company ...

Safaricom provides KES 1 mln for Kenyan Olympic sprinter Otieno

Published 14 Jul 2021 14:22 CET | Kenya

Kenyan operator Safaricom has announced a KES 1 million sponsorship for sprinter Mark Otieno's campaign during this year's Tokyo Olympic Games, which begin on 23 July. The ...

Huawei Mobile enables AppGallery carrier billing via M-Pesa

Published 14 Jul 2021 11:11 CET | Kenya

Huawei Mobile Kenya says its users in the country can now make in-app purchases in your favorite AppGallery Apps and games and buy HuaweiThemes, via M-Pesa following a ...

Seacom starts providing SD-WAN services in Kenya

Published 14 Jul 2021 11:08 CET | Kenya

Pan-African ICT service provider Seacom is offering its software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) services to Kenyan businesses, for reduced connectivity costs, ...

 

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