Posts Tagged “#Safaricomlimited”

New Executives For Safaricom’s Board Of Committee

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New Executives For Safaricom’s Board Of Committee

Kenya’s Safaricom has replenished its Board after appointing Rose Ogega as a member of the committee. The development was arrived at during the Board of Directors’ conclave that was held earlier this week. The approval of Ms Ogega’s appointment, who will serve as an independent non-executive director was effected on 12 February. Ms Ogega’s position…

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Why it is necessary for Bob Collymore to Snobs you

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Why it is necessary for  Bob Collymore to Snobs you

In many countries of the world, handshaking is treated as a civilized greeting, warm welcome. It’s also regarded as a sign of respect among friends and business partners.  Hence, to some people, if you do not give a clear reason why you cannot shake hands they can easily take offense. Speaking to KTN’s Abby Agina…

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Whistle blower on Safaricom’s glitch dishing free 30 Gb monthly bundles faces the wrath of angry Kenyans.

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Whistle blower on Safaricom’s glitch dishing free 30 Gb monthly bundles faces the wrath of angry Kenyans.

Safaricom experienced system failure at their headquarters yesterday. By following a system of prompts, one was easily and quickly awarded 30 GB worth of monthly bundles without paying a dime. All of Safaricom’s days of ‘eating’ people’s bundles and credit were seemingly catching up with them as people shared the hack with their friends on…

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What Will it Take for Airtel-Telkom Merger to Take Down Safaricom?

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What Will it Take for Airtel-Telkom Merger to Take Down Safaricom?

The recent merger between Telcos Airtel and Telkom is perhaps the genesis of Safaricom’s longed tame of its market dominance. Last year, Safaricom had about 29.6 million subscribers in July year while Airtel had about 8.5 million in the same period, according to Communications Authority (CA). In the period, Safaricom lost about 1.6 per cent…

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Safaricom Reveals All in One Monthly Bundles with Ample Voice and Data Resources

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Safaricom Reveals All in One Monthly Bundles with Ample Voice and Data Resources

  Kenya’s Safaricom has released a new data and voice product ‘All in One Monthly Bundles’ that will serve customers who need data and voice bundle resources at the same time. The product is also flexible as users can choose which of the two (voice and data) they need more, and decide on their purchases…

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Kenyans react on FULIZA as a quick fix to immediate expenses

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Kenyans react on FULIZA as a quick fix to immediate expenses

Kenyans with the obsession of borrowing money have got to be one way of the ways to survive in the rising economy. This has been an ongoing conversation where Kenyans argued that the cost of living is high compared to recurrent expenditures. Meeting the expenses of rent, bus fares, meals, and other immediate needs got…

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Bigger and better! Details about the M-Pesa system upgrade

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Bigger and better! Details about the M-Pesa system upgrade

  A few weeks after Safaricom, Kenya’s biggest telecommunication company experienced an outage on their mobile money service, M-Pesa, the telco has now announced a plan to upgrade its systems. Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore  in an official statement said that the mobile network is expanding its M-Pesa systems to take 1,200 transactions per second. He…

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Safaricom to pay ksh 10,000 to customers for m-pesa outage damage

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Safaricom to pay ksh 10,000 to customers for m-pesa outage damage

Last week on Saturday mpesa clients saw darkness that gave them a big scare as lots of finances could have been jeopardized for the citizens struggling to make ends meet.Most of the customers realized that perhaps they dangerously dependent on technology. However there are those who did not take the embarrassment the hitch made them…

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Details of what really caused the mpesa outage revealed by safaricom

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Details of what really caused the mpesa outage revealed by safaricom

  It was a dark moment for Kenyans who needed mpesa services only to be turned down a technological failure that left them stranded. Rumors soon after on why there was a hitch started going around with some claiming that T kash was taking over. However safaricom has come out clearly on the Saturday outage…

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Why Telkom may be behind the Mpesa saga

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Why Telkom may be behind the Mpesa saga

Earlier on Kenyans had been inconvenienced by technology involving money transactions that were totally unforeseen which vexed many whose delicate activities were hindered. However now a foul play is being suspected to be behind the disappointing failure. ICT CS Mucheru Wants CA, CBK To Investigate Recent MPesa Services Outage https://t.co/TykAt2CJv9 pic.twitter.com/6r8ejidGux — Robert ALAI, HSC (@RobertAlai)…

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How Kenyans were seriously affected by Mpesa service failure

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How Kenyans were seriously affected by Mpesa service failure

Technology is amazing but not when it fails on you.It could turn out to be the biggest disappointment of your life because of the kind of unforeseen tarmacking you will suffer. M-Pesa services were on Saturday evening disrupted countrywide.The unavailability was due to hitches affecting its database, the telecommunications firm said.In a response to customers…

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Revealed! Safaricom owes man okoa jahazi that is promising a demonstration

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Revealed! Safaricom owes man okoa jahazi that is promising a demonstration

  In a world where people work for years to reap their fruits, you might say invention is the key to reduce long hustling but it seems with frauds of ideas, we might need a copy right law for idea suggestion because some inventors are watching their inventions being snatched away from them at big…

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Why Safaricom network was down on Friday evening

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Why Safaricom network was down on Friday evening

Safaricom subscribers were for the better part of Friday evening affected by a network outage that hampered call, messaging and data operations. According to Safaricom, the network hitch was caused by multiple fiber link cuts that affected critical transmission equipment. “This has resulted in loss of Voice and SMS services in Coast and Lower Eastern…

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When Safaricom says Twaweza, they mean it!

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When Safaricom says Twaweza, they mean it!

M-Pesa is probably one of the best Kenyan success stories. In fact, even those who do not use Safaricom as their main mobile network still have a Safaricom number for the sole purpose of Mpesa. If you’re one of those big shots who does business international or you simply love to send and receive money…

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Details: How Mpesa is the new safaricom gold mine

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Details: How Mpesa is the new safaricom gold mine

Aren’t you interested to know how the giant company safaricom is ripping from the services they are giving you? Well they have made tremendous income through the popular M-pesa. While Bob collymore is hosting a conference of investors where the interim results of their financial performance for half year is announced, his twitter has revealed…

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M-Pesa pushes Safaricom net profit to Sh31.5bn

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M-Pesa pushes Safaricom net profit to Sh31.5bn

Safaricom’s net profit for six months through September rose 20.22 per cent partly helped by revenue from its mobile money service platform M-Pesa, the giant telco reported Friday. Profit after taxation hit Sh31.5 billion compared with Sh26.20 billion a year earlier. The mobile network operator, whose shares trade on Nairobi bourse, earned Sh35.52 billion from…

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Nostalgia as Safaricom celebrates 18 years

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Nostalgia as Safaricom celebrates 18 years

Nostalgia has engulfed the Twitter streets as Kenya’s largest mobile network operator , Safaricom Public Limited Company celebrates 18 years. The company was formed in 1997 as a fully owned subsidiary of Telkom Kenya but later in May 2000, Vodafone Group PLC of the United Kingdom acquired a 40% stake and management responsibility for the company….

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KOT videos celebrating safaricom’s offer to refund airtime after mashujaa day

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KOT videos celebrating safaricom’s offer to refund airtime after mashujaa day

Safaricom Kenya decided to celebrate its customers as their mashujaa by promising to refund airtime that will be used tomorrow. Kenyans on Twitter could not their excitement as they posted various hilarious videos showing how they are celebrating the offer. Here’s to every Kenyan for being a hero and today we celebrate you, our shujaa!…

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Finance Act blocks Safaricom from taxing data on less than ksh 100

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Finance Act blocks Safaricom from taxing data on less than ksh 100

Worried Kenyans who spend less than ksh 100 on data can calm down as a finance Act has save them from added tax on the internet charges. Safaricom increased the cost for voice calls and data by 30 cents and SMS by 10 cents as from midnight, the 18th October 2018 as a result of…

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Fresh new jazz band AdHoc to perform with star Reeves in Naivasha

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Fresh new jazz band AdHoc to perform with star Reeves in Naivasha

The Safaricom Jazz Lounge which is the hallmark of a great course saw Dianne Reeves (USA), one of the world’s most accomplished Jazz singers on Thursday, October 18, 2018 grace the occasion this time around alongside other celebrated musicians including Double Cut (Italy), Peter Martin, Romera Lubambo, Reginald Veal, Kato Change (Kenya) and Terreon Gully. The next…

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DIANNE REEVES ALL SET TO JAZZ UP NAIROBI

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DIANNE REEVES ALL SET TO JAZZ UP NAIROBI

Acclaimed American Jazz Singer Dianne Reeves is in town ahead of the Safaricom Jazz Festival which will be held tonight at Nairobi’s Uhuru Gardens in Lang’ata. Goodmorning Nairobi Kenya I am so excited to be here and looking forward to meeting you at my concert at Uhuru Gardens! ✨❤️✨❤️✨❤️✨ ❤️#SafaricomJazz — Dianne Reeves (@DianneReeves1) October…

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EAC on a move to change immigration rules

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EAC on a move to change immigration rules

The six East African countries are considering changes to immigration rules almost eight years after a deal that recognises training certificates issued by the member States failed to boost cross-border movement of professionals. Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan are seeking a number of regulations to allow professionals to easily cross borders for…

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Safaricom launches new surveillance initiative

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Safaricom launches new surveillance initiative

Telco powerhouse Safaricom has launched an estate surveillance initiative to help homeowners secure their homes. Safaricom has partnered with Kenya Alliance of Residents Association (KARA) to increase security in member estates with a pilot project launched in Ngei Estate phase 2, Langata. The telco will utilize its home fiber to power estate surveillance, a move that is expected to boost internet connections…

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Safaricom Jazz lounge attracts American Jazz legend Dianne Reaves

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Safaricom Jazz lounge attracts American Jazz legend Dianne Reaves

American Jazz singer Dianne Reaves, a five-time Grammy Award winner, will be headlining the popular Safaricom Jazz Lounge next month. Reeves who has also featured in movies such as George Clooney’s, Good Night, and Good Luck will be backed by Italy’s Double Cut band and Kenyan guitarist Kato Change. This year’s show has an additional session at Hells Gate,…

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M-PESA Academy dispute

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M-PESA Academy dispute

Safaricom’s M-Pesa Foundation Academy is fighting to stop arbitration proceedings filed by a contractor it fired midway through construction of its sophisticated Sh3 billion school in Thika. M-Pesa Academy has asked the High Court to stop the arbitrator, Mr Tom Oketch, from presiding over a dispute between it and Lalji Meghji Patel & Company, which…

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Sylvia Mulinge’s return to Safaricom casts doubt on the EAC polices

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Sylvia Mulinge’s return to Safaricom casts doubt on the EAC polices

The hiring back of Sylvia Mulinge by Safaricom after more than five months of unresolved work permit issues that blocked her appointment as Vodacom Tanzania managing director now casts doubt on the East African Community’s (EAC) integration polices. Safaricom chief executive Bob Collymore announced on Thursday the telco was rehiring Ms Mulinge as director for…

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Why Safaricom targets more women at its helm

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Why Safaricom targets more women at its helm

Safaricom  has entered into a deal with a UK-based organization to provide mentorship in the telco’s bid to increase the number of women in leadership positions at the firm. Mowgli Mentorship will train 15 Safaricom female staffers to become impactful mentors and will be matched with two mentees over a period of a year, totalling 30…

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Nonini lands huge Safaricom role

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Nonini lands huge Safaricom role

Popular Kenyan rapper Nonini has partnered with Safaricom as their data brand ambassador for the next six months. The contract, which was signed last Thursday at the Michael Joseph Centre, is geared at both creativity and community impact. The rapper will use his skills as an artiste to market Safaricom data, which is a very…

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Mobile operators given 7 days to switch off irregular SIM cards

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Mobile operators given 7 days to switch off irregular SIM cards

CA Director General Francis Wangusi has also urged the operators to ensure agents verify identification documents with the integrated population registration systems at the time of registration. This is after a finding by a forensic audit which found rampant cases of non-conformity with the SIM card registration regulations and evidence that showed operators are not…

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