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Safaricom simplifies access to M-Pesa APIs to businesses in the country

Safaricom yesterday announced the release of a feature-rich M-PESA Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) portal to businesses in the country. The portal dubbed Daraja, will enable businesses to easily integrate with M-PESA drastically cutting down the more than 60 days it took businesses to link to M-PESA. Through Daraja, businesses can now seamlessly integrate both Lipa… Continue reading Safaricom simplifies access to M-Pesa APIs to businesses in the country

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Uber to offer free rides to polling stations for persons with disabilities

With exactly a week to what is probably Kenya's most anticipated elections, Uber has partnered with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to ferry Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWDs) to and from their respective polling stations in Nairobi, Thika and Mombasa on August 8, 2017, free of charge. Uber will also give all new and… Continue reading Uber to offer free rides to polling stations for persons with disabilities

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Safaricom’s Taxi hailing app, Little Cab expands to Kisumu

Craft Silicon has announced that taxi hailing service, Little, powered by Safaricom is now available in Kisumu and the surrounding Towns. The launch comes eleven months since the hailing service was officially unveiled in Nairobi last year. The service is now available in three major towns, Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu with a planned launch in… Continue reading Safaricom’s Taxi hailing app, Little Cab expands to Kisumu

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Safaricom undergoes rebrand after 17 years

Safaricom Limited on Saturday night, announced the repositioning of the Safaricom brand from a telecommunications brand to a digital lifestyle enabler through a new brand campaign titled Twaweza: when we come together, great things happen. The new brand position seeks to connect Kenyans to each other and also connect them to knowledge and information in… Continue reading Safaricom undergoes rebrand after 17 years

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Good news for Kenyan musicians earning from Skiza

SKIZA is one of the platforms created by Safaricom over the last sixteen years to provide a forum for Kenyan musicians to sell their music and offers them a chance to reach the company’s 28 million subscribers. There are currently 11 million users of the service, which houses over 132,000 tunes. Safaricom yesterday announced a… Continue reading Good news for Kenyan musicians earning from Skiza