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Safaricom Appoints New Chief Enterprise Business Officer

East Africa's telecom leader, Safaricom, announced on Thursday the appointment of Cynthia Karuri-Kropac as its new Chief Enterprise Business Officer. The appointment will be made effective 1 September 2022. She is set to replace Joseph Wanjohi, who has been serving...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. Xiaomi releases two new affordable smartphones in South Africa, Safaricom goes on a hiring spree, a new hyperscale data centre...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. New features come to the highly popular Microsoft Teams platform, MTN South Africa once again sees itself at the top...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. MTN's former CEO prepares to launch a new venture, Safaricom and Visa launch a new partnership, is Bitcoin ready to...

Ethiopia Changing Laws to Prepare for M-PESA Launch

Ethiopia has reportedly started changing certain national payments laws in an effort to clear the way for Safaricom to launch M-PESA, Africa's largest fintech platform, to the Horn of Africa country's virtually untapped market of 110-million people. The National Bank...

Is Safaricom the Best Company to Work for in Kenya?

Safaricom has ranked as the top company to work for in Kenya if you are looking to advance in your professional life, according to a newly released Top Companies Kenya 2022 ranking published by career-focused social networking platform LinkedIn. The...

Ethiopia’s Government Postpones Ethio Telecom Privatisation Process

The government of Ethiopia has announced today that it will be postponing the ongoing privatisation process of the state-owned Ethio Telecom, and did not set a timeframe for when the process will continue. In an announcement posted to Twitter by...

Tower Sharing Deal in the Works Between Safaricom & Ethio Telecom

Safaricom has reportedly begun negotiations on a new infrastructure sharing deal with Ethiopian rival and state-owned entity Ethio Telecom. This comes as the Kenyan telecom company and its consortium of investors prepare a much-anticipated launch in the Horn of...

Safaricom Builds Ethiopian Data Centre Worth $100M With 2 More on the Way

2 years after the Kenyan telecom powerhouse made its initial foray into Ethiopia's virtually untapped mobile and internet space, Safaricom is finally ready to begin commercial operations in the Horn of Africa country having set its launch date for...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. This week, load shedding in South Africa, Microsoft launches its new Surface Laptop model, Safaricom evacuates its staff as the...
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African Fintech Giant Ranked as Fastest-Growing

The world’s leading financial publication confirmed Moniepoint’s accolade in its annual “Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies” survey, released yesterday. It...
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