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Big blow to M-pesa users as safaricom announces M-Pesa disruption on tuesday for maintenance

Safaricom has announced its mobile money service, commonly known as M-Pesa will be out-of-service. All M-Pesa services including airtime purchase shall be temporarily unavailable from Tuesday 11:59pm to 4:00am on Wednesday for a planned maintenance

During the planned maintenance, the telco giant explained all M-Pesa services including airtime purchase shall be affected.

As per the statement released Monday by Safaricom Chief Executive Peter Ndegwa, the timing of the maintenance has been planned to result in the least of inconvenience to customers.


“We are constantly investing and innovating M-Pesa to ensure that we continue to meet the needs of our customers as well as continue to support our partners in their business ambitions,” Ndegwa said.


Ndegwa further apologized for the inconveniences caused to all the customers. The telecommunication company experienced similar maintenance routine last month.

On Sunday, detectives from DCI arrested a man who vandalised Safaricom telecommunication equipment calculated to be over Sh2 million.

The detectives said Lenny Ng’ang’a, who has been masquerading as a Safaricom engineer, was arrested by police and the equipment confiscated.

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