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Friday, Apr 19th


Airtel Kenya scrambling to find local investors

About 20% of the mobile operator has to be owned by Kenyans, according to regulations.


Safaricom Kenya fires 70 employees for fraud

Workers caught engaging in economic crimes have been given the boot in the last 12 months.


Safaricom negotiates lower sales commission rate

Kenyan mobile operator previously paid Vodafone a 6% fee.


Safaricom Kenya unveils 'sustainability' report

Kenyan telco looks to safeguard the environment, shun corruption and embrace innovation.


Militant group 'kills' Safaricom employee

Heavily armed men, said to be of the Al-Shabaab group, allegedly ambushed Safaricom employees.


Bharti Airtel Kenya call centre agents 'strike'

Almost 300 workers have reportedly downed tools, demanding a 500% pay rise.


Safaricom Kenya slashes call rates by 75%

The move could spark off another price war in the East African country.


Kibaki slams brakes on lower call rates

Kenyans will still not enjoy cheaper call tariffs after the president intervenes once again.


Indian operators battle it out in Kenya

Yu says Airtel Kenya has not met the conditions of its tower sharing agreement in the country.


Essar Group to exit Kenya's telco industry

The Indian group plans to sell its controlling stake in Kenya’s Yu Mobile.


Safaricom turns to Twitter for charity

Mobile operator uses social networking sites to help raise funds for those in need.