Safaricom’s Profits Rise to KES 74.7 Billion

Safaricom PLC has today registered a 19.5% increase in profit and total comprehensive income to KES 74.7 billion, while revealing that the company has paid about KES 810 billion in taxes and fees since inception. This announcement came as Safaricom plans to launch a KES20 a day 4G smart phone package aimed at empowering millions…

Peter Ndegwa Takes over the Reins of Safaricom from Michael Joseph

Today, April 1st 2020, is day one on the job for Peter Ndegwa, the predecessor to the late Bob Collymore and Michael Joseph, at Kenya’s biggest telco, Safaricom PLC. Mr. Ndegwa joins Safaricom PLC from Diageo PLC where he was the Managing Director of Diageo Continental Europe. The Business Strategy professional also brings with him…

Regional ‘East Africa’s Got Talent’ TV Show Launched In Nairobi

The global phenomenon that is the ‘Got Talent’ reality TV show, the brainchild of critically acclaimed British critic and Idols judge Simon Cowell, is finally setting foot on East African soil, following Tanzanian media conglomerate, Clouds Media announcement today of the inaugural season of ‘East Africa’s Got Talent’. The show will be shot in Kenya,…

Safaricom Home Fibre Customers to Get Free Month Showmax Offer

The school holidays are here, and with the kids, nephews, nieces and the entire family around, there’s certain to be plenty of catching up with television shows, music videos and the latest series of streams. Safaricom has partnered with Showmax to offer its Home Fibre customers a one month unlimited access offer to the streaming…