The Star (Nairobi)

4 January 2013

Kenya: M-Pesa Booming Over Christmas

Kenyans were sending at least 10,000 transactions per minute between 11am and 8pm on Christmas eve.

Total M-PESA transactions from midnight of December 24th 2012 stood over 8 million compared to 5.6 Million transactions in 2011. The performance has been attributed to system upgrades on M-PESA system.

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