Kenya: Safaricom showcases AI model

Posted by - October 12, 2023

The Safaricom Engineering Summit held in Kenya focused on developing Kenya’s tech talent and emphasizing artificial intelligence (AI). Dubbed Decode 2.0, the summit is a collaborative effort between Safaricom and partners such as Huawei, Dell Technologies, Mitsumi Distribution, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Techsavanna, Oracle, and Redington. A highlight of the summit was

Peter Ndegwa: First Kenyan CEO of Safaricom on setting new vision

Posted by - July 22, 2022

In 2020, Peter Ndegwa became the first Kenyan CEO of Safaricom. He took over the firm at a time its growth was slowing down and its core connectivity business, especially voice, had plateaued. The telco’s net profit for the full year ended March 2022 dipped 1.7 percent to 67.4 billion, the second drop in a