Safaricom Head of Financial Services Sitoyo Lopokoiyit to head M-Pesa Africa

Safaricom has named Sitoyo Lopokoiyit as the interim Managing Director of M-Pesa Africa, a joint venture firm between Safaricom and Vodacom. Lopokoiyit, who is the...

Safaricom and Visa partner to expand access to digital payments for...

Safaricom and Visa have announced a partnership that will enable the development of products that will support digital payments for M-PESA customers. The partnership will...

South Sudanese to send money around East Africa in new mobile...

m-GURUSH South Sudan’s first Mobile Money service has launched the ‘International Remittance’ services on their Mobile Money Platform that will enable customers send money...

Coronavirus: KCB M-PESA unlocks Sh30b stimulus fund with favorable repayment terms...

KCB Bank Kenya & Safaricom Plc. have committed to support customers in financial distress, making available more affordable lending and cutting transaction costs on...

Safaricom partners with Ria Money Transfer to extend M-Pesa service to...

Safaricom has partnered with Ria Money Transfer, to empower more than 26 million M-PESA customers to receive international money transfers from over 20 countries...

Update: Safaricom unveils Mali – a mobile investment product with a...

Safaricom, in a statement, has clarified that Mali is currently in an early testing phase and still subject to ongoing engagement with the relevant...

Airtel Africa customers to access Mobile Money services through Ecobank’s Pan...

Airtel Africa and Ecobank have signed a partnership that will allow millions of Airtel Money and Ecobank customers across Africa to improve their access...

Customers borrow Sh81 billion in 6 months through Fuliza overdraft facility

Safaricom disbursed Sh81 billion in M-Pesa overdraft loans in six months on its M-Pesa’s overdraft facility Fuliza in the six months to June 2019,...

NilePay mobile money launches in South Sudan

NilePay PLC has partnered with Zain South Sudan to launch the first licensed mobile money service in South Sudan dubbed NilePay Mobile...

Safaricom interim CEO Michael Joseph to focus on expanding M-Pesa beyond...

Michael Joseph took over the helm of the telco after the death of Bob Collymore in July, but he was the founding CEO of Safaricom for 10 years before Collymore took over in 2014.

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