Frustration as M-Pesa fails
29 October 2012, 12:24
Nairobi - The Standard reports that for many urban dwellers, yes they had money in their phones, but could not load airtime on their phones or top up their depleted post-paid electricity accounts.
That was the agony and frustration that reigned on Sunday following the collapse of Safaricom’s M-Pesa service, which premiered in Kenya 2007, and has become part and parcel of the ordinary Kenyan’s life.
Safaricom attributed the collapse of the service to, a major outage that led to the collapse of its servers in Germany and failure of its network locally.
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