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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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By all measures, 2009 was a very key year for the Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) sector in Kenya. Its hard to believe so much happened in a relatively short period of time that will be massively define ICT in Kenya for the coming years.  In a nutshell, and in

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In the news today, YU, Kenya’s fourth mobile network has (finally) launched its mobile money service, yuCash. The service is being powered by Obopay which is a well-established and global mobile money system. YU intends the service to be operational not just in Kenya but throughout Africa wherever it intends

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