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At the wake of independence, Kenya had three problems to solve: Poverty, ignorance and diseases. That is what my history teacher told me, and what I read in the books. 770 more words

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New M-PESA menu now includes KCB M-PESA

Safaricom C.E.O Bob Collymore this morning on Twitter revealed a new M-PESA menu that includes KCB’s KCB M-PESA mobile loans and savings service.
The new menu appears to have been rolled out to Safaricom’s STK overnight. 318 more words

Mobile Banking And M-payments

What Was It Like To Be MR. KC?-Kevin Nyongesa's Memoirs

Interviewing Mr. Kc 2015, was the most interesting 2 hours of my week. Here’s what I gleaned from the fountain of insight that is Kevin Mulunda Nyongesa. 2,471 more words

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Crazy Dreams

I almost did something insane. My wife and I are on a team headed to Kenya this summer (note: this is not the insane part) to live for a couple of weeks alongside an inspiring organization called… 435 more words

Original Essays

Weaving It

The other day I came back home only to find the house help gone. She was a good house help. The kids liked her.This was a surprise as there had been no signs that she was troubled or anything. 1,343 more words


M-Pesa shows why mobile money is yet to realize its true potential in Africa

Last November, “60 Minutes”, the flagship news magazine show on US television network CBS, ran a whole segment on M-Pesa, the mobile money service which was started in Kenya nine years ago by Safaricom, the country’s largest mobile phone company. 785 more words

Do Not Let Greed Make You a Gullible Victim of Con Artists

I never cease to be amazed by the ingenious ploys con artists come up with to try and extort money from gullible Kenyans.

The old school con artist had to work thrice as hard as today’s con artist because there were no mobile phones to hide behind. 670 more words