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Safaricom offers M-Pesa fare collection for Nairobi buses to avert contagion

Tuesday 24 March 2020 | 13:45 CET | News
Kenyan operator Safaricom has begun a partnership with public transport operators to accept cashless fare payments through M-Pesa, amid the coronavirus outbreak. The service has already been deployed in over 300 City Star Shuttle vehicles in Nairobi and will be deployed with other companies in the coming days.

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Companies: Safaricom
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