BitPesa Board Member Quits to Hold a Government Appointment

According to Nairobi technology news service TechMoran, former local Google executive Joe Mucheru, has quit Kenyan BitPesa’s managing board in order to hold a government appointment. Seeking to settle all possible conflicts of interest due to his new position in the Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology, he divests his shares in a bidding process. […]

BitPesa Remains Discontinued from M-Pesa

According to the recent ruling by the Kenyan High Court, local operator Safaricom servicing M-Pesa will not have to provide access to bitcoin startup BitPesa. Though the case is far from being dismissed, the current ruling would prolong the service’s inability to operate as is. Last month, the mobile payments company Lipisha’s accounts had been […]