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In the news this week, Equity Bank and Safaricom have announced a strategic partnership for M-Pesa. Basically, any of M-Pesa’s 8 million subscribers in Kenya will now be able to make card-less drawings from any of Equity Bank’s 550 automated teller machines (ATMs) throughout Kenya. This is not the first

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Its finally starting to happen. E-commerce is coming to Kenya. It looks like 2010 will be the year we start seeing e-commerce become commonplace and highly used. Why do I say this? One only has to look at the number of local online e-commerce stores that have started to flourish

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There is something almost too successful about Safaricom, Kenya’s leading mobile network. Apart from being the largest company in East Africa in terms of revenues, Safaricom continues to morph from being “just” a mobile network into so much more at the detriment of (formerly) formidable incumbents. Today, Safaricom is not

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