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Safaricom, Equity Bank launch M-Pesa bank account

Tuesday 18 May 2010 | 16:27 CET | News
Equity Bank and Safaricom have launched a bank account that lets customers transfer money to and from accounts of the mobile operator's money transfer service M-Pesa via their mobile handsets as well as enjoy other benefits that come with a bank account. The new service will target customers who are looking for the convenience of a bank account that uses M-Pesa as the tool to deposit money into their accounts. Customers will not have to go to the bank to check their account balances. The mobile system will allow the customer to check their last five transactions on their linked account. With

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Safaricom
Countries: Kenya
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how can I get my id
jairus kimaniki @ 8/1/2018 - 13:00

how can I get my account number??
ALEX SUYIANKA @ 17/7/2017 - 22:29

I think it will b a benefit to me
Rosemary Kamau @ 18/5/2017 - 11:25

I think the will change my family life style
Charles Mwangi @ 21/12/2016 - 22:05

pleasure.very convenient . most people will benefit. kenyans who are outside will also benefit.
rehema omar shee @ 2/1/2016 - 18:39

I think this service will enhance my journey to my destiny
Geoffrey Muriuki @ 28/8/2014 - 22:04


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