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Earlier this week Zain, Kenya’s second largest mobile network operator, finally launched its Zap mobile money transfer services after protracted delays in securing operating rights from the Central Bank of Kenya. Zap, which has been launched as the second mobile money transfer service in Kenya after Safaricom’s wildly successful M-Pesa

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It looks that the mobile network tariff wars just won’t stop! In today’s paper, Orange Kenya has launched a free airtime service similar to YU Kenya’s. However, the striking difference is that Orange Kenya will reward you Kes. 3.00 free airtime per minute for any calls you receive from other

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In an earlier post, I talked about the coming telecoms storm in Kenya. As I write this email, the first signs of an all out mobile network tariff war is underway. To start with, Safaricom launched its Ongea tariff with a flat rate of Kes. 10.00 per minute for Safaricom

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