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AllAfrica.com
Bharti Airtel Denies Report of Its Planned Exit From African Operations7.4 million in Kenya at the same point. Although second in Kenya's market, the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
7.4 million in Kenya at the same point. Although second in Kenya's market, the company is a long way behind market leader Safaricom in terms of connections with an 18 per cent share. It is also struggling to make inroads into the market leader's... Read more
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7 Make Schools' List for 2017 Soya Awardsboys and girls have been nominated for the "Most Outstanding Player of the Year
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boys and girls have been nominated for the "Most Outstanding Player of the Year" award ahead of the 2017 edition of the Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Award (Soya) Gala to be held on January 17. The six boys and five girls battling... Read more
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Safaricom Bets on Voice Identity to Rein in FraudListed telco Safaricom has introduced voice biometric system aimed at reducing
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Listed telco Safaricom has introduced voice biometric system aimed at reducing fraud and helping its customers to reduce cases of identity theft. The system, dubbed Jitambulishe, will allow customers to access Safaricom services such as resetting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Watii Clinches Captain's Prize at RoyalMbole on 149 nett, emerged the guest winner. The event, which attracted a huge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Mbole on 149 nett, emerged the guest winner. The event, which attracted a huge field of over 300 golfers, was sponsored by Safaricom and a host of other sponsors. At Railway Golf Club, Frank Ombura won the annual Eastern Flour Mills golf... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Reaches 4G 1 Million Users Milestoneback of an expanding 4G network, increased affordability of 4G smartphones and
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
back of an expanding 4G network, increased affordability of 4G smartphones and more affordable data bundles. According to Safaricom, the milestone has been achieved in November. "The country has consistently stood out as a global innovation... Read more
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Safaricom 4G Network Available in All CountiesSafaricom has announced that its high-speed 4G network is now available in all
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Safaricom has announced that its high-speed 4G network is now available in all 47 counties with the number of customers enjoying the service now standing at one million. The telecom provider said its multi-billion shilling investment in the high... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Plateau Down Ugari to Win Nyanza Girls Chapa Dimba Na SafaricomKisii — A first half header from Margaret Atieno sent Plateau Queens to the nat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Kisii — A first half header from Margaret Atieno sent Plateau Queens to the nationals of the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom after the Nyando based side beat Ugari Starlets from Migori 1-0 in the Nyanza Region Girls finals played at the Gusii Stadium on... Read more
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Ombek Stun Awendo to Win Nyanza Boys Chapa Dimba Na SafaricomKisii — Ombek Red Devils from Homa Bay County were crowned the Nyanza Region Bo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Kisii — Ombek Red Devils from Homa Bay County were crowned the Nyanza Region Boys Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom champions after stunning Awendo Academy 2-1 in a lively final played at the Gusii Stadium on Sunday. Awendo had taken an early lead in the 5th... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kisii Hosts Nyanza Chapa Dimba FinalsGusii Stadium in Kisii County will this weekend host the Chapa Dimba na Safaric
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Gusii Stadium in Kisii County will this weekend host the Chapa Dimba na Safaricom finals for Nyanza region. Eight teams are expected to take part in the youth tournament to battle it out for a place at the national competition scheduled for March... Read more
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Mudanyi Leads Nyali Open Title Huntfirst ever Kenya Ladies Golf Union Open this weekend. The event, which has attr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
first ever Kenya Ladies Golf Union Open this weekend. The event, which has attracted 60 ladies and 100 men, is sponsored by Safaricom. "We are excited to host this event here at Ruiru. The course is in an excellent condition, and with some of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya/South Sudan: South Sudanese Youngster Relishing KPL Opportunity— Just like the famous Lupita Nyong'o's quote "No matter where you are from you
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
— Just like the famous Lupita Nyong'o's quote "No matter where you are from your dreams are valid." Only Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom star David Majak can attest to that powerful quote as the South Sudanese relishes his joy of playing in the Kenyan... Read more
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Stock Market Turnover Rises 58% After Poll Tensions Easeindices at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) also gained during the month,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
indices at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) also gained during the month, driven by rise in large cap counters such as Safaricom, which hit an all-time trading high of Sh28.50 last month. The largest stock at the NSE was up 7.8 per cent during... Read more
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Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Heads to Kisii for Nyanza FinalsNairobi — The finals for the Nyanza Region Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom youth tourn
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Nairobi — The finals for the Nyanza Region Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom youth tournament will be played this weekend at the Gusii Stadium in Kisii County. Eight teams will take part with the winners progressing to the national final expected to take... Read more
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CBA Plans M-Shwari Loan Rate Cut to Fend Off RivalsSafaricom and Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) will cut the price of M-Shwari lo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Safaricom and Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) will cut the price of M-Shwari loans to defend market share now under attack from resurgent mobile loan firms. CBA Group managing director Isaac Awuondo said the reduction will be segmented and favour... Read more
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Business Wire
QCash Financial Wins Financial Times Future of Fintech Awards for the Innovation Categorywere whittled down to a shortlist of 10 finalists by a panel of judges, includi
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
were whittled down to a shortlist of 10 finalists by a panel of judges, including Robert Collymore, Chief Executive of Safaricom, and Kosta Peric, Deputy Director in charge of financial services for the poor at the Bill & Melinda Gates... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
450 Women to Receive Funding for Clean Energy Businessesin their local communities. The M-Changa platform makes use of Kenya's main mo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
in their local communities. The M-Changa platform makes use of Kenya's main mobile money transfer platforms, namely Safaricom M-Pesa, Airtel Money and Equity Bank's Equitel. It also accepts funds through VISA, Mastercard, SimbaPay and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Bitcoin the Next Wave or Another 'Quail' Investment?month there was a case in the Kenyan courts in which people were accused of ste
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
month there was a case in the Kenyan courts in which people were accused of stealing Sh10.2 million from I&M Bank and Safaricom. There were news reports that they were bitcoin traders who tried to explain what they were doing and how bitcoin... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SOYA Receives Sh2.5 Million Boost for 2017 EditionNairobi — Ahead of the 2017 Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Awards (SO
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Nairobi — Ahead of the 2017 Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Awards (SOYA), organisers have received a huge boost of Sh2.5mn from sponsors to go towards preparations for the black tie gala scheduled for January 17, 2018. National Social... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nokia 2 Arrives in Kenya to Retail for Kes 11,000the home of Nokia phones, today announces that the Nokia 2 is now available to
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
the home of Nokia phones, today announces that the Nokia 2 is now available to buy from mobile phone service provider Safaricom and general retail stores for Kes 11,000. With two-day battery lifei, the Nokia 2 is built to keep going long... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Embu Runner Pauline to Defend Title in South Imenti Road RaceEmbu's Pauline Njeru will be seeking a fourth straight title in the women's rac
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Embu's Pauline Njeru will be seeking a fourth straight title in the women's race in Safaricom South Imenti 15km Road Race on December 10. More than 1,000 athletes are expected in the race that will start at Igoji (Kanyuuruko) and end at Nkumbu... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
David Ndii, the Scholar and Economist Who Designed Graft Indexin Kenya" published in 2003, which he co-authored with Graham Glenday. He is a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
in Kenya" published in 2003, which he co-authored with Graham Glenday. He is also listed as "Faculty" in Strathmore's Safaricom Business Journalism Fellowship. He holds a doctorate and master's degree in economics from the University of... Read more
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EuroNews
Kenyan entrepreneurs help Africa's aspiring engineers succeednow at 88 percent. A decade ago, the mobile money transfer system, "m-pesa," sp
EuroNews / Posted 9 days ago
now at 88 percent. A decade ago, the mobile money transfer system, "m-pesa," spurred development in the country. Created by Safaricom, m-pesa is a system for Kenyans to send money to friends and family across the continent and usage has grown over... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Scammers Target Kenyan Parents With Children in Academiestheir cars, with all the transactions being paid for via M-Pesa. Munene attemp
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
their cars, with all the transactions being paid for via M-Pesa. Munene attempted to recover the cash with the help of Safaricom but only managed to get back Sh20,000. For William Mugendi*, a businessman, an unknown man called him by name in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boniface Mwangi's Witty Tip to Former Safaricom Boss on How to Realize 'Death Wish' Goes ViralAn advice from human rights activist Boniface Mwangi to former Safaricom CEO Mi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
An advice from human rights activist Boniface Mwangi to former Safaricom CEO Michael Joseph on the "easiest way to die in Kenya" has stirred social media. Mwangi was responding to a tweet that had quoted Joseph saying he would "like to die in... Read more
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Business Wire
Thrive Global Raises $30 Million in Series B Funding to Scale Its Behavior Change Corporate and Media Platform Around the Worldyear, we have worked with some of the biggest companies in the world – includin
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
year, we have worked with some of the biggest companies in the world – including Accenture, JPMorgan, SAP, Nestle, Hilton, Safaricom, Samsung and Alibaba – to refine our science-based behavior change solutions. And now, with our Series B... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pensions Raise Stockholding as Nairobi Bourse RecoversNairobi Stock Exchange (NSE) #ticker:NSE has rallied 20 per cent so far this ye
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE) #ticker:NSE has rallied 20 per cent so far this year lifted by telecoms giant Safaricom and banking stocks, shrugging off jitters from a prolonged electioneering that threatened to turn ugly after the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 28 November 2017Nairobi-based Daily Nation, as Uhuru Kenyatta is sworn into office for his seco
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Nairobi-based Daily Nation, as Uhuru Kenyatta is sworn into office for his second and final term at the 60,000-seater Safaricom Stadium in Kasarani later today, Kenyans will be keeping an eye on his political rival Odinga. The leader of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
4 Heads of State Already in the Country for President Kenyatta's Inaugurationmorning including the Prime Minister of the State of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
morning including the Prime Minister of the State of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu. Thousands of Kenyans are already at the Safaricom Kasarani stadium with many in as early as 2.00am in the morning. President Kenyatta and his deputy Ruto were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mary Moraa, Vincent Oburu Nominated for SOYA AccoladeWho will be the fairest of them all now that the list of Kenya's 2017 Safaricom
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Who will be the fairest of them all now that the list of Kenya's 2017 Safaricom Sportsman of the Year Award (SOYA) nominees list is out? Athlete Mary Moraa, who is fondly known as Kisii Express, alongside AFC Leopards' fast rising striker Vincent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NMG Feted as Most Innovative Companycontent provided online, in print media and broadcast. It was also ranked the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
content provided online, in print media and broadcast. It was also ranked the second best quoted firm behind BAT, with Safaricom coming third. NMG recently acquired a majority stake in KenyaBuzz, an online entertainment directory with a strong... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Odinga Keeps Country Guessing on Next MoveEven as President Uhuru Kenyatta is sworn into office for his second and final
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Even as President Uhuru Kenyatta is sworn into office for his second and final term at the 60,000-seater Safaricom Stadium in Kasarani on Tuesday, Kenyans will be keeping an eye on his political rival Raila Odinga. The National Super Alliance (Nasa)... Read more
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Swearing-In of President Kenyatta to Start at 10amKenya Defence Forces soldiers rehearse at Safaricom Stadium on November 27, 201
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Kenya Defence Forces soldiers rehearse at Safaricom Stadium on November 27, 2017 ahead of President Uhuru Kenyatta's inauguration. If you plan to attend the swearing-in ceremony of President Uhuru Kenyatta at Safaricom Stadium in Kasarani on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kagame to Attend Kenyatta's InaugurationKenya Defence Forces soldiers rehearse at Safaricom Stadium on November 27, 201
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Kenya Defence Forces soldiers rehearse at Safaricom Stadium on November 27, 2017 ahead of President Uhuru Kenyatta's inauguration. President Paul Kagame is expected to attend Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's inauguration Tuesday in the capital... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nasa Disowns Letter On Sh300 Million Compensation for Chaos Victimstelephone number. The M-Pesa detail raised eyebrows after Nasa had urged it su
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
telephone number. The M-Pesa detail raised eyebrows after Nasa had urged it supporters to boycott the services of Safaricom. It urged victims to keep their compensation expectations moderate so that the money could reach many. This made... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Moraa Shortlisted for SOYA Most Promising GirlNairobi — Youngster Mary Moraa leads a deep field of athletes shortlisted for t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Nairobi — Youngster Mary Moraa leads a deep field of athletes shortlisted for the 2017 Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Awards (SOYA) for the Most Promising girl category. Moraa, who is fondly known as 'Kisii Express', was picked to contest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AFC's Oburu Nominated for SOYA Most Promising BoyNairobi — AFC Leopards fast rising striker Vincent Oburu has been nominated for
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Nairobi — AFC Leopards fast rising striker Vincent Oburu has been nominated for the 2017 Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Awards (SOYA) Most Promising boy. Oburu, who steered AFC Leopards to the 2017 GOtv Shield title, scoring the second... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Odinga's Resolve to 'Steal' Limelight From Kenyatta's Inaugurationmap for continuing resistance. Already we have seen the consumer boycott targe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
map for continuing resistance. Already we have seen the consumer boycott targeting Brookside Dairies, Bidco Industries and Safaricom. The opposition is also rolling out a plan for establishment of alternative "People's Assemblies" that are... Read more
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Jamhuri Reggae Festival 2017 Concert Postponedsame medium/platform which they used to purchase them. The first edition of Ja
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
same medium/platform which they used to purchase them. The first edition of Jamhuri Reggae Festival was held last year at Safaricom Stadium Kasarani, and saw Jamaican reggae stars Capleton and Queen Ifrica stage amazing performances. A host of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mwingi Juniors, Ngaaka Win Eastern Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom— Mwingi Juniors from Kitui County and Ngaaka Talent Centre from Makueni County
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
— Mwingi Juniors from Kitui County and Ngaaka Talent Centre from Makueni County are the champions of the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Eastern Region after winning the boy's and girl's finals respectively played at the Moi Stadium in Embu on... Read more
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4 Killed, 8 Hurt in Post-Poll-Petition Violencepatrol base." In another incident in Kayole, a gang stopped a saloon car pulle
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
patrol base." In another incident in Kayole, a gang stopped a saloon car pulled out the occupants and beat them up. Two Safaricom boosters were also vandalised in the area. Firefighters also responded after one of the boosters was set ablaze at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Churchill - I Am a Very Boring Person - I Am a Loner Too...kept me going through the years. For any brand to succeed, you must create a c
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
kept me going through the years. For any brand to succeed, you must create a culture around it. Experiences such as the Safaricom Jazz Festival and Koroga Festival have become a culture among Kenyans because of the creativity and consistency... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
November 28 Gazetted Inauguration Public HolidayAct 2012, Tuesday the 28th November 2017 shall be a public holiday," he stated.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Act 2012, Tuesday the 28th November 2017 shall be a public holiday," he stated. Preparations are still underway at the Safaricom Kasarani stadium with all formations of the Kenya Defence Forces stepping up their rehearsals in readiness for next... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Safaricom Wants Customers Refunded Sh10 Million After KCPE SMS HitchTelecommunications giant Safaricom has ordered a firm to refund more than Sh10.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Telecommunications giant Safaricom has ordered a firm to refund more than Sh10.6 million to its customers who were billed more than once to enquire about the KCPE examination results following a technical hitch. Safaricom also wants those who were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
City Man Loses 7-Year Battle With Equity Bank Over M-Kesho Ownershipstolen by Equity Bank has lost a seven-year court battle. Mr Hoswell Mbugua Nj
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
stolen by Equity Bank has lost a seven-year court battle. Mr Hoswell Mbugua Njuguna had sued the bank and telecoms giant Safaricom alleging that a mobile banking app, M-kesho, was developed using a concept similar to another he had shared with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mudoola Recalled to 7s Foldsemifinal, courtesy to a 22-17 defeat to Canada. He also captained the Cranes'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
semifinal, courtesy to a 22-17 defeat to Canada. He also captained the Cranes' side that emerged plate winners at the 2006 Safaricom Sevens. Mudoola was a vocal fan in the stands as Uganda won the Africa Rugby Sevens Championship last month.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uhuru Gardens - a Small Paradise Tucked Away in Nairobipart is that it's just a 20 minute-drive from the CBD. The gardens are a major
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
part is that it's just a 20 minute-drive from the CBD. The gardens are a major staple for corporate events in Nairobi. Safaricom Jazz Festival and Kenya peace concert are some of the events that have been held at the grounds. Despite being... Read more
21d
AllAfrica.com
Huawei Partners With Jumia to Launch Mate 10 in Kenyaone of the best deals on Smartphone and electronics in the country. The Huawei
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
one of the best deals on Smartphone and electronics in the country. The Huawei Mate 10 series will also be available in Safaricom shops and other open market stores across the country. Key features include: Kirin 970, the world's first AI... Read more
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Safaricom's Online Portal Set to Sign Up Foreign VendorsSafaricom's e-commerce platform, Masoko, is set to start signing international
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Safaricom's e-commerce platform, Masoko, is set to start signing international vendors on its online portal in the first quarter of 2018, enabling local customers to purchase items directly from abroad. The platform, modelled after retail e-commerce... Read more
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Uhuru Kenyatta to Be Sworn-in On November 28after the Supreme Court upheld his election on October 26. The preparations fo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
after the Supreme Court upheld his election on October 26. The preparations for the ceremony have began in earnest at the Safaricom Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi. The swearing-in ceremony takes precedence and all other events slated to take place... Read more
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Top Cyclists Hail Growing Stature of Tour Du RwandaRwamagana (Rwanda), Team Lowestrates.com (Canada), Team Haute-Savoie / Auvergne
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Rwamagana (Rwanda), Team Lowestrates.com (Canada), Team Haute-Savoie / Auvergne Rhône-Alpes (France) and Team Kenya Riders Safaricom (Kenya). Out of the 73 riders that had started the race on November 12, only 57 completed the race. The 2017 Tour... Read more
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