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Safaricom plans new financial services for farmers and SMEs

Tuesday 22 September 2020 | 11:21 CET | News
Kenyan operator Safaricom is seeking to transform itself into a technology company, offering new financial services to anyone from small businesses to farmers, AFP reported citing new CEO Peter Ndegwa. Safaricom's success is fuelled by its mobile money service Mpesa, which was launched in 2007 and has become indispensable in Kenya. Ndegwa, who was named new CEO following the death of Bob Collymore, said the future of Safaricom would come from "combining technology and innovation."

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Companies: Safaricom
Countries: Kenya
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