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Mastercard, MTN partner to deepen digital commerce across Africa

Mastercard, MTN partner to deepen digital commerce across Africa

Mastercard has partnered with MTN to enable millions of consumers in 16 countries across Africa to make global e-commerce payments safely and securely. Through a Mastercard virtual payment solution linked to MTN MoMo (Mobile Money) wallets, consumers and merchants can engage with brands and businesses abroad through digital commerce, extending their reach to an international […]
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Safaricom's Network Ranked Best for Data, Calls

Safaricom’s Network Ranked Best for Data, Calls

Safaricom has been ranked by umlaut as having the best network for data and calls across the country, for the fourth year in a row. This follows “Drive Tests” carried out by umlaut across different locations assessing the different mobile networks for call and data performance. umlaut found Safaricom to be the only mobile operator […]
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CA, telcos launch interactive portal for safer online environment

CA, telcos launch interactive portal for safer online environment

Communications Authority of Kenya has partnered with local telco providers to launch an interactive portal to create a safer online environment for children. The micro-site, developed in collaboration with Safaricom, Airtel, Telkom Kenya, Jamii Telecommunication Ltd and the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA), will provide online safety tips for children and guardians.  “It also […]
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Huduma Namba cards distribution has begun in Nairobi

Huduma Namba cards distribution has begun in Nairobi

The government has announced that Huduma Namba cards are ready and are being distributed in Nairobi where residents are being alerted via SMS. According to the ministry of Interior, the first batch has been dispatched to huduma centres across the Nairobi Metropolitan Area and its 17 sub-county offices. Individuals will be able to collect their […]
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