Tag: Safaricom

  • Safaricom Sued For SIM Swap Fraud

    Loading… Regional telecommunication giant Safaricom Plc is facing a landmark class action suit that could expose it to runaway claims by Sim fraud victims. The telco is also staring at the grim probability of being ordered to pay damages to victims of online fraud conducted through its subscriber identity module (Sim) cards, systems or networks […]

  • East African Data Handlers Suffers A Blow In A Sh20M Fraud Case Against Them By Safaricom

    Loading… East African Data Handlers has lost an application seeking to compel Safaricom to supply it with a police investigation report on fraud accusations it faces from the giant telco. Justice David Majanja dismissed the application by East African Data Handlers saying that allowing the application would amount to permitting an “open-ended fishing expedition”. Safaricom […]

  • Ruto Set To Split Safaricom

    Loading… Since William Ruto was sworn in as fifth president of Kenya, anxiety has been building up within big business circles owing to his pronouncements during the presidential campaigns. The head of State and his deputy are on record as saying that top on their to-do list  is breaking up the region’s largest telecommunication service […]

  • Rapper Bamboo Sues Safaricom

    Loading… A court battle is ensuing between Telecommunications giant Safaricom and Musican Timson Kuria alias Bamboo over unpaid ‘royalties’ for the last five years. According to Bamboo who appeared before a Nairobi court Thursday Safaricom and another company used three of his songs without his permission. While testifying Bamboo revealed the three songs included; Mama […]

  • Safaricom Home Fibre Charges for New Customers and Relocation Fees

    Loading… Safaricom Home Fibre has seen hot debates over the years, and the recent one was about the speeds caps it introduced in March. If you have forgotten, the operator said that the bandwidth limit was well-thought and that customers wouldn’t exhaust that cap – but the whole idea was to tame resellers. Or at least, that […]

  • Profile of New Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa

    Loading… Mr Peter Ndegwa joins Safaricom from Diageo, a global leader in the alcoholic beverages business, where he is currently serving as Managing Director of Continental Europe. In his current role, he oversees business operations in 50 countries in Western and Eastern Europe, as well as Russia, the Middle East and North Africa region. He […]