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M-Pesa back up after outage

Friday May 17 2019

M-Pesa

A Safaricom customer uses M-Pesa. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

KENNEDY KIMANTHI
By KENNEDY KIMANTHI
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Telecommunications firm Safaricom says it has restored its mobile money transfer service, M-Pesa, following an outage reported Thursday evening.

In a statement via its twitter page, the company also apologised for the inconveniences caused.

The firm blamed the malfunction on hitches affecting its database.

“We have restored all M-Pesa services following an outage that occurred 1805hrs,” the telcos said.

Last year, a similar technical fault was reported where users were unable to transact due to technical hitches affecting the database.