M-Pesa (M for mobile, pesa is Swahili for money) is a mobile phone-based money transfer, financing and microfinancing service, launched in 2007 by Vodafone for Safaricom and Vodacom, the largest mobile network operators in Kenya and Tanzania.

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

CS Mucheru orders probe into MPesa services outage

Information and Communication Technology CS Joe Mucheru has instructed the Communications Authority (CA) to liaise with Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) to investigate Mpesa services outage experienced on Saturday and part of Sunday. In a statement to ...

- Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

The Standard

Ministry of ICT launches investigation into M-Pesa service outage

The Government has ordered probe into the circumstances that led to the Safaricom M-Pesa service outage, which happened on Saturday, December 8. A statement from the Ministry of ICT has revealed that the Cabinet Secretary in charge, Joe Mucheru, has ...

- The Standard

Citizen TV

Government orders probe into Saturday's M-Pesa outage

The government has directed the Communications Authority to liaise with the Central Bank of Kenya to investigate the cause of Safaricom's mobile money service, M-Pesa, outage experienced on Saturday. In a statement to newsrooms on Sunday, Information ...

- Citizen TV

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Safaricom introduces M-Pesa transaction overdraft 'Fuliza'

Safaricom #ticker:SCOM will from next week introduce an overdraft facility for customers after M-Pesa and data services pushed up its half-year net profit by 20.22 per cent to Sh31.5 billion. The overdraft service — known as Fuliza — that was piloted ...

- nation.co.ke

Independent Online

Safaricom plans M-Pesa entry in new African market

INTERNATIONAL – East Africa's biggest company by market value plans to introduce its M-Pesa mobile-money service in at least one other market by the end of its financial year in March. Safaricom intends to recruit people with mergers and acquisitions ...

- Independent Online

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