Brands, Tech

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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Banking, Business

Safaricom becomes first Kenyan company to hit the Sh 1 trillion valuation milestone

Safaricom on Friday became the first company to hit the Sh. 1 trillion market capitalization in Kenya. This is after its stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange climbed to hit an all time high of Sh. 25. The stock closed at Sh. 24.50 a piece. This gave it a market capitalisation of Sh.981.6 billion —… Continue reading Safaricom becomes first Kenyan company to hit the Sh 1 trillion valuation milestone

Events

Safaricom’s Blaze BYOB kicks off season two in Meru

The Youth network BLAZE Be Your Own Boss (BYOB), a sub-brand of Safaricom, kicked off with the first regional summit on the 1st of July in Meru County at the Meru National Polytechnic. Following a successful first season that saw 43% of Kenyan youth join the BLAZE platform and 44,000 young people under the age… Continue reading Safaricom’s Blaze BYOB kicks off season two in Meru

Tech, Travel

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

Tech

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

Tech

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

What's Happening

US bassists Steve Bailey and Grammy Award winning Victor Wooten give thrilling performance at Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom House (PICTURES)

US Bassist Steve Bailey and Grammy Award winning Victor Wooten have a thrilling performance last Friday at the Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom House. Also in attendance was Don Williams Ouko and his band who auditioned for the 2017/2018 Safaricom Jazz season, invited vocalists and other instrumentalists from Berklee College. Acclaimed Kenyan pianist Jacob Asiyo was also… Continue reading US bassists Steve Bailey and Grammy Award winning Victor Wooten give thrilling performance at Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom House (PICTURES)