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Kenya leads the world in mobile money. This is a fact as over 18 million mobile subscribers are signed up for Safaricom’s wildly successful M-Pesa offering. It’s hard to imagine that just a few years ago although Safaricom’s M-Pesa was just taking off and most of the Banks in Kenya

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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

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CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster that delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, Internet, and satellite-based services globally. In February 2011, several of us we’re interviewed  on the growth and success of Mobile Money in Kenya by Kaj Hasselriis for the CBC/Radio-Canada Show “Spark”. You can listen the podcast

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