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Bolt launches €10-m Enviromental Impact Fund

Bolt launches €10-m Environmental Impact Fund

Kenya-based M-Kopa will be the first beneficiary of the fund.

Africa shies away from reporting Facebook violations

Africa shies away from reporting Facebook violations

The social network laments that a fewer number of people in Africa report community standards violations.

Telkom Kenya to retrench over 500 employees

Telkom Kenya to retrench over 500 employees

Fallout from the merger with Airtel Kenya.

Safaricom confirms new CEO appointment

Safaricom confirms new CEO appointment

Diageo Continental Europe's Peter Ndegwa to serve in leadership position from April 2020.

Wananchi Telecom, Safaricom battle for broadband market dominance

Wananchi Telecom, Safaricom battle for broadband market dominance

Latest figures from the CA show Safaricom has gained over its market rival.

Huduam Kenya aims to digitise 5000 govt services

Huduma Kenya aims to digitise 5000 govt services

Up to 40 government service providers have been brought onto the system.

Safaricom's Bob Collymore dies

Safaricom's Bob Collymore dies

Chief Executive Officer passes from cancer, according to statement issued to the media.

Safaricom happy with Kenya's response to Neon smartphone

Safaricom happy with Kenya's response to Neon smartphone

Telco says over 600,000 units have been sold since April 2019.

Safaricom describes Huawei issue as 'worrying'

Safaricom describes Huawei issue as 'worrying'

CEO Bob Collymore offers his perspective whilst also announcing his departure from the company in 2020.

Safaricom accused of interfering in Airtel-Telkom merger

Safaricom accused of interfering in Airtel-Telkom merger

Safaricom believes merger will change market dynamic and necessitate a new study on competition, but denies interference.

Kenya: Jamii Telecom acquires full 4G license

Kenya: Jamii Telecom acquires full 4G licence

Company secured trial permit in December 2017, but has now been granted an upgrade.