This is an interview I had yesterday with Philip Nyamweya of iPay which is a mobile and internet payments service in Kenya. iPay goes a step further by also offering a payment solution that integrates with Kenswitch, the financial switching network that connects a good number of banks in Kenya.
Its been a long time coming. Everyone in the Application Developer community in Kenya has been awaiting for ages for Safaricom to release an M-Pesa API that would enable them to build value-added services on the service. Sadly, this has not yet happened to-date although we keep hearing rumours that