Kenya internet outage due to ‘fiber link cuts’

Kenya's largest mobile firm, Safaricom, has apologised to its customers after an internet outage that lasted several hours on Sunday affected businesses across the country. The company said the outage was caused by "multiple fiber link cuts affecting critical transmission equipment". "We apologise to our customers and partners that are currently experiencing

Kenya’s Safaricom to ‘introduce’ M-Pesa in Ethiopia

Kenyan telecom company Safaricom is reportedly in advanced talks with Ethiopian officials to introduce mobile money service M-Pesa to the landlocked country. According to the Reuters news agency, Ethio Telecom will carry the service, while Safaricom will host the servers back in Nairobi. If this goes ahead, the deal will present Safaricom with a

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