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The Michael Joseph Saga

Safaricom CEO – Michael Joseph (demi-hero)

So just in case you’ve just woken up like Rip Van Winkle or have dropped in from another planet and you don’t know who Michael Joseph is, he is the CEO of Safaricom, which according to me is the biggest mobile phone communication provider in Kenya. 730 more words

The Star-Weekly Column

2016 Africa roundup: drone delivery, VC, unicorns, exits and Zuck

Twenty-sixteen was a pivotal year for African tech.

The continent’s IT scene attracted major investment, produced its first $1 billion startup, launched a national drone delivery program, and drew one of Silicon Valley’s biggest icons to tour its innovation hubs. 1,267 more words


Kenya's M-Pesa platform is so successful regulators worry it could disrupt the economy

At the time of M-Pesa’s launch in 2007, few could have conceived the mobile money service would be as ubiquitous and deeply entrenched in the lives of millions of Kenyans as it is today. 655 more words

Kenyan banks are closing in on what they think will be the perfect M-Pesa disruptor

Early next year, Kenyan banks are expected to unveil a digital and mobile money transfer platform to rival M-Pesa’s longstanding dominance as the scramble for cashless payments intensifies. 498 more words

Safaricom and M-KOPA solar sign exchange programme deal...

Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore And M KOPA solar CEO Jesse Moore Signing a memorandum of understanding for a talent exchange programme between the two companies.. … 202 more words

Tech News

BYOB Tv Show


Safaricom Director- CBU, Sylvia Mulinge (right) and Standard Group Managing Director- Broadcast Division, Joe Munene, sign a partnership between Blaze BYOB and Standard Media 106 more words


Work from Home Chronicles: The Internet Connection

I use Orange Internet. No, wait, that’s a bit misleading. It’s more accurate to say that I have been using Orange Internet over the past month. 486 more words

Airtel Kenya