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Centre of Excellence for Fiber Optic Technicians Launched

Safaricom -NSE: SCOM has launched the Connect Academy, a program that will offer premier industrial training for fiber optic technicians. Announced on the sidelines of the Connected Africa Summit 2024, the academy aligns with Safaricom’s commitment to investing in robust...

M-PESA Safaricom and Onafriq Partner to Facilitate Ethiopian Remittances

M-PESA Safaricom has entered into an International Money Transfer Agreement with Onafriq, Africa’s largest digital payments network spanning 40 countries, aimed at streamlining remittance flows to Ethiopia. M‑PESA offers convenient financial services via mobile phones, requiring only a Safaricom sim...

Spark Accelerator Program Launched to Boost Tech Startup’s in Africa

Leading Fortune 500 global trading and business company’s – Sumitomo Corporation, launched their Spark Accelerator program together with Safaricom’s M-PESA Africa calling on tech startup's to help them accelerate early-stage start-up's to grow and scale their businesses. The 3 month...

Is Ethiopia Africa’s Fintech Sleeping Giant?

The fintech sector has been one of Africa’s biggest technology success stories. According to one report, the continent’s 678 fintech startups raised more than US$2.7 billion between 2021 and August 2023. Additionally, almost all of the continent’s unicorns (startups valued at more...

Most Read Stories of 2023

In 2023, African news has been marked by a tapestry of significant events spanning diverse sectors. Economic strides have been notable, with several nations experiencing growth and investment in technology, renewable energy, and infrastructure. Kenya achieved a groundbreaking feat by...

Calling all Apple fans in Kenya, iPhone 15 is now officially available!

Kenya|Kenyan customers can now enjoy the latest and most advanced iPhone models from Apple, the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro, which are available at select Apple Authorized Reseller stores across the country. These stores include Elite Digital Solutions...

Safaricom latest pricing structure for 5G in Kenya

After having announced the expansion of 5G to towns across 35 counties in Kenya, Safaricom has decided to decrease the pricing structure of their 5G Wi-Fi routers and increase volumes for Home Consumer packages in an attempt to make...

Safaricom Paves the Way for Better Digital Security

Statistics from the Communications Authority show that between July to September 2023, Kenya experienced more than 123 million cyber threat events. Last year, the government introduced a National Cybersecurity Strategy (2022-2027) that outlines an implementation framework and timeline to address...

Safaricom Provides Digital Credit to Aid 1000 Maize Farmers in Kenya

Over 1,000 small-scale maize farmers in Embu County are on the brink of a transformation in their agricultural practices, thanks to an exciting collaboration between Family Bank and DigiFarm. Through this partnership, farmers in Mbeere North and South sub-counties will...

Safaricom Introduces ‘Safaricom Hook’ Empowerment Platform

Safaricom unveiled Safaricom Hook, a new platform dedicated to empowering the youth through technology. With a focus on technology, career, and culture, it aims to support Gen Z aspirations and enhance their lives by providing custom offerings that utilize...
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A New Extended Partnership for Managing People and Money

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has partnered with Workday, a provider of solutions for managing people and money. The partnership aims...
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