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Safaricom wins lawsuit over M-Pesa contactless payments service

Tuesday 3 August 2021 | 17:27 CET | News
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 card, wrist band or phone sticker, Business Daily reported. Jonathan Murangiri Gikabu claimed that M-Pesa 1 Tap was his brainchild, after selling the idea to Safaricom in 2014.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Safaricom
Countries: Kenya
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