List: M-Pesa services that will be unavailable from Saturday night

The M-Pesa Logo. [File, Standard]

Telecommunications firm Safaricom says some of its services will be partially suspended on Saturday, May 20 from 11.00 pm to Sunday, May 21, at 4.00 am.

In a statement on Friday, May 19, the company announced that they will be carrying out planned system maintenance and that their customers should prepare in advance.

The M-Pesa and Safaricom apps are among some of the services that will be affected during the five-hour maintenance.

“We will be carrying out planned system maintenance on the evening of Saturday, May 20, 2023, from 11 pm to 4 am Sunday, May 21. During the maintenance, the services will be available intermittently,” Safaricom said.

The services that will be partially affected are:

  1. M-PESA app and Safaricom app
  2. Lipa na M-PESA paybill and buy goods
  3. M-PESA business to customer- (B2C), business to business- (B2B)
  4. Daraja portal and all M-PESA APIs.
  5. M-PESA organization portal, dealer portal, and Lipa na M-PESA Global
  6. M-Shwari, KCB M-PESA and M-Kesho
  7. Hustler Fund and Fuliza new limit allocation
  8. Pinless top-up
  1. IoT services

However, other services including calls, data, SMS, and all other M-PESA services will be available.