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M-Kopa lights up East Africa

Jesse Moore was among a group of people working on Safaricom and Vodacom’s mobile money solution called M-Pesa in 2010.…

Can ‘pay as you go’ solar light up rural Africa?

With its abundance of clear skies and sun, and its limited electricity infrastructure, it is little wonder that Kenya is emerging as a big market for alternative sources of power such as solar energy.…

Can M-Pesa travel outside Kenya?

Launched in 2007, the M-Pesa mobile money service – introduced by dominant mobile operator Safaricom – is used by 70% of Kenya’s adult population, and contributes 40% of the country’s GDP.…