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Kibaki lauds Safaricom for being top taxpayer

Kenyan telco contributed a total of $1.3bn to state coffers for 2011/12.


Kenyan solar lighting solutions on sale via M-Pesa

Mobile operator Safaricom targets 3 million people with energy efficient offering.


Bharti Airtel Kenya call centre agents 'strike'

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


Fire disrupts Safaricom Kenya’s customer services

Blaze nearby telco’s contact centre resulted in queries being put on hold for nearly six hours.


Kibaki slams brakes on lower call rates

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


Airtel Kenya scrambling to find local investors

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


Essar Group to exit Kenya's telco industry

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


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.