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In what has become somewhat perfunctory for Safaricom Kenya, the East African mobile operator turned out yet another set of sterling financials last week, growing revenue by double digits, and expanding net income by nearly 40% – arguably the strongest performance by an African first tier mobile operator last year. 691 more words
Five stories from this week
Photos: How a female entrepreneur helped Kinshasa traffic problem, one robocop at a time. See photos of the robotic traffic cops designed by a group of female engineers to help the DR Congo’s congested capital city. 446 more words
Safaricom has today launched the 3rd edition of the Safaricom Appwiz Challenge, a 3-month developer challenge targeting Kenyan innovators in mobile ICT.
An initiative in partnership with @iBizAfrica (Strathmore University), Appwiz aims to nurture and mentorICT-driven start-ups focused on mobile technology, as part of its commitment to spurring local innovation and nurturing local enterprises that Safaricom and industry can partner with. 417 more words
The battle over Kenya’s mobile money space just got a little uglier.
In June, Safaricom, the country’s leading telecom firm, sued rival Airtel for trademark infringement, claiming that the latter had been including M-Pesa logos during the promotion of Airtel Money, its own money transfer platform. 382 more words