“One a scale of one to ten for innovation, I would give us a two,” said Safaricom CEO Collymore, much to the surprise of the audience
Business in the country is often about Darwinism. Adapt or die.
ICT innovations in finance, retail and government changing lives, driving major East African economy.
Kenyans last week turned out in Joburg to stake out their stall.
Africa must find solutions that go on to be leaders in any territory, not just on the continent- like Uber is doing, he says.
‘Punished’ for success? East Africa’s largest telco Safaricom battles tough law amid political dispute
Also on the horizon is a new competitor for its world-renowned and cash-minting mobile money product, M-Pesa
MTN says it has seen a vision of the internet of things - and the possibilities are very interesting.
New rules seek to penalise a telco with a market share of more than 50%.
Bob Collymore, the chief executive of the extremely successful African telecoms giant Safaricom, says the region's answers lie within
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Safaricom CEO said mobile operator employs 50% women, and slightly under that number at senior level.
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Board chairman Nicholas Nganga announced that it had had extended CEO Collymore’s contract.
Safaricom is internationally known for its M-Pesa mobile money service but also dominates its home market.