Safaricom

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Michael Joseph appointed as acting CEO

Michael Joseph has been appointed as the acting CEO of Safaricom in Kenya. This follows after the passing of former CEO, Bob Collymore, who passed away on 1 July 2019.

Bob Collymore has passed away

Bob Collymore has passed away. This is according to a statement from Kenya's largest mobile service providers, Safaricom. He is reported to have passed away on the morning of Monday, 1 July 2019.

Safaricom sued for alleged data leak

In what is an unprecedented lawsuit in Kenya, Safaricom is being sued for an alleged data leak. Benedict Kabugi, a Safaricom customer, is has filed a lawsuit against the company for apparently having the personal data of customers leaked.

Safaricom and Vodacom to buy M-PESA

South Africa's Vodacom and Kenya's Safaricom have made a joint bid to buy M-PESA from the UK's Vodafone for $13 million.

How fraudsters "hack" M-PESA in Kenya

How fraudsters trick people into sending them their M-PESA money.

M-PESA's growth and challenges in Kenya

How M-PESA changed how Kenyans transact and some of the challenges it continues to experience.

Ethiopia in discussions to use digital solutions to improve financial inclusion

Ethiopia's new leadership is interested in using digital technologies to improve financial inclusion in the East Afrikan country. This comes after the United Nation's ECA Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe, Ant Financial’s CEO, Eric Jing, and the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) VP and Treasurer, Jingdong Hua, met with President