Michael Joseph

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Michael Joseph said : “We anticipate that the investment in the network and the spectrum would be quite high and therefore there is an advantage in bidding together with our shareholder,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:28:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph added : “No decision (has been) made on financing,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:28:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We committed to be simple, transparent and honest across all our products and operations. As part of this pledge we are renewing our promise to our enterprise customers by introducing packages that suit their business needs, optimising our response time and by ensuring we deliver simple solutions with easy and transparent processes,” External link

EastAfrican Monday, November 18, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "We anticipate that the investment in the network and the spectrum would be quite high and therefore there is an advantage in bidding together with our shareholder," External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, November 18, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph added : "No decision (has been) made on financing," External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, November 18, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “We need a decision because in the next six months we run the danger of considering alternative measures that are not pleasant,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, November 16, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “We need a decision because in the next six months we run the danger of considering alternative measures that are not pleasant,” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, November 15, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The plan was to originally get $100 million (Sh10 billion) capital injection but that didn’t happen. This is the legacy that we inherited and now we have to grow from there,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 15, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Sebastian Mikosz ) : “It is going to be difficult to replace Mikosz. There is not a lot of people in the pool from which to pick a replacement for this kind of job,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 15, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Our frustrations and impatience is that about six months later, we have no timelines on when the process should end. We are not even sure if it will go to conclusion,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 15, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "Fuliza enriches our mobile financial services portfolio further fulfilling our promise to always provide our customers with relevant products and services that meet them at their point of need," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 14, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We bare large costs on expansion. We have to keep the load factor as high as possible even as we take a loss in early stages,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 12, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “What we want to do is provide more services on M-Pesa that make will make life easier for our customers. You know these things like buying insurance, investing in wealth management, making it easy for businesses to operate using M-Pesa so they can have their own back office on M-Pesa,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, November 4, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "As M-Pesa we should not just focus on lending. I’m not happy with the digital lending that is out there, not so much from banks which are regulated to some extent but there are a lot of people lending money on a digital basis, which am not happy with," External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, November 4, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We are changing the way we do business with our customers. We have been in business a long time and have been doing things in a particular way all these years, everything, including the shops and customer care, have remained the same,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 3, 2019 10:26:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We have achieved solid results, driven mainly by M-Pesa performance, despite challenges in the economy,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, November 2, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The rate per MB reduced 37% year on year in the period, the rate per SMS reduced 19% and the rate per minute reduced 7% and we believe this is driving the positive trajectory in our customer growth,” External link

tuko Friday, November 1, 2019 10:56:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "We don’t know at this stage. We will decide after the consultation period," External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, October 28, 2019 12:09:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Peter Ndegwa ) : “Now that Peter has been appointed, I think it will give me room and space to go back to focus on Kenya Airways,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 28, 2019 10:38:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “P eople are saying you did such a great job at Safaricom you can as well do a great job at Kenya Airways. It’s quite hard to deliver to such expectations but I certainly want to try,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 28, 2019 10:38:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph told ( about Airtel Kenya ) : “It has nothing to do with anybody except ourselves trying to relook at Safaricom and rethink our strategy. Whether Airtel is merged with Telkom makes no difference to us at all,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 27, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Our opinion was simple, if we are going to have a merger then we want an equitable distribution of spectrum ... we are not objecting to the merger,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 27, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We are honoured to be a key sponsor of the first ever Ladies European Tour event in Kenya and the region,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, October 26, 2019 2:18:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Many people talk. It is unfortunate for Kenya that we always look at the tribal affiliation of somebody [hired to lead a multi-national corporation]. [They debate whether] he would be influenced politically or not. I think it is very unfortunate that that is the trademark of Kenyans in general,” External link

kenyan-post Saturday, October 26, 2019 1:07:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Unless you have an intention that you have one mobile money platform for everybody in Kenya then it might be some merit but just to separate it to punish Safaricom, I don’t see the point,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 26, 2019 4:04:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Why are we big? It’s not because we got some special favour. It’s what we have done, we have invested more than our nearest competitors. We have invested enormous amount of money in our network, in our agent network, that is why we are successful,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 26, 2019 4:04:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “A customer purchasing Sh5 worth of bundles will now get 10MB with no expiry up from 7MB that would expire in 24 hours,” External link

nation-ke Friday, October 25, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We wanted to create a savings culture, not a borrowing culture where you could borrow multiple your savings,” External link

standardmedia Friday, October 25, 2019 12:56:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Our customers have indicated to us that they think our voice calls are too expensive so we had to find a way of making our calls cheaper. The advent of WhatsApp and internet calling obviously has made voice call costs to start declining and we have to counter that,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, October 24, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We expect that over time, we will see increase in revenue as customers buy more data and as we also get customers from other networks. But initially there may be revenue dilution,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, October 24, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : ''Safaricom supports healthy competition. This is why we are consistently launching innovative products to satisfy market demand. Our market dominance was earned, we, however, don't want to be punished for our success,'' External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 24, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “A customer purchasing Sh5 worth of bundles will now get 10MB with no expiry up from 7MB that would expire in 24 hours,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “A customer purchasing Sh5 worth of bundles will now get 10MB with no expiry up from 7MB that would expire in 24 hours,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 23, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph added : "The company will reorganize its shops across the country to provide a more personalized experience to customers," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, October 23, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "We have reviewed all of our products and services, looked at the many customer touch points, and examined the customer feedback surveys, good and bad, about how we serve you," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, October 23, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “We are looking at all options,” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, October 11, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “In honour of this attempt [INEOS 1:59 Challenge] we will change our MPesa logo for the next seven days to show our loyalty and affinity to him and also to wish him well,” External link

EastAfrican Wednesday, October 9, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "We gave the world its first mobile telephone money transfer in 2007 and Kenya will give the world its first athlete to run under two hours on Saturday," External link

theCitizen Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph added : “We are honoured to renew our commitment with Eliud Kipchoge and to support him as he races against time. As part of our support, we will be empowering any Kenyan across the country to stream the challenge for free, wherever they are, with the advantage of our strong network and wide coverage," said Joseph. RALLY KENYANS. To rally Kenyans in their support for Kipchoge, Safaricom will enable all its customers to send free messages voicing their support for the athlete during the race by sending a text to 159. The messages will be displayed live on broadcast TV feeds during the race. Safaricom has also dedicated its iconic M-Pesa brand in support of Kipchoge’s superhuman endeavour. Joseph said the last few years have seen Kipchoge emerge not only as one of the greatest athletes ever, but also as one of the most accomplished people in his generation. "It is a privilege to partner with him on this historic occasion and as an icon, it is only befitting to offer our M-Pesa brand in his recognition,” External link

theCitizen Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph added ( about Eliud Kipchoge ) : “For every Kenyan, Kipchoge is a reflection of our resilience and determination as he has taken on challenge after challenge,” External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, October 9, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "We gave the world its first mobile telephone money transfer in 2007 and Kenya will give the world its first athlete to run under two hours on Saturday," External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 9, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph added : “We are honoured to renew our commitment with Eliud Kipchoge and to support him as he races against time. As part of our support, we will be empowering any Kenyan across the country to stream the challenge for free, wherever they are, with the advantage of our strong network and wide coverage," said Joseph. RALLY KENYANS. To rally Kenyans in their support for Kipchoge, Safaricom will enable all its customers to send free messages voicing their support for the athlete during the race by sending a text to 159. The messages will be displayed live on broadcast TV feeds during the race. Safaricom has also dedicated its iconic M-Pesa brand in support of Kipchoge’s superhuman endeavour. Joseph said the last few years have seen Kipchoge emerge not only as one of the greatest athletes ever, but also as one of the most accomplished people in his generation. "It is a privilege to partner with him on this historic occasion and as an icon, it is only befitting to offer our M-Pesa brand in his recognition,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 9, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Eliud Kipchoge ) : “This is a super-human fete that takes great talent and effort to even accomplish. In this regard, we will be going beyond having Kipchoge as our ambassador; Equally, Safaricom will also become Eliud Kipchoge’s ambassador,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, October 9, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “In honour of this attempt [INEOS 1:59 Challenge] we will change our MPesa logo for the next seven days to show our loyalty and affinity to him and also to wish him well,” External link

EastAfrican Wednesday, October 9, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “Inspections are ongoing according to the Federal Aviation Administration directive,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “This recognition further underlines M-Pesa’s commitment to our customers and its transformation to the country, which has seen financial inclusion in Kenya grow by more than 50 per cent in the last 12 years to stand at more than 82 per cent today,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, October 8, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We are honoured to receive this accolade and global recognition which is a true testament to our impact on society. This recognition further underlines M-PESA’s commitment to our customers and its transformation to the country which has seen financial inclusion in Kenya grow by more than 50 per cent in the last 12 years to stand at more than 82 per cent today,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “She is on leave. I’m a bit disappointed that you people of the media want to report every detail including internal matters at KQ,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We want to make sure that if you create a nationalised airline that it will operate as a semi-autonomous airline,” External link

EastAfrican Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We want to make sure that if you create a nationalised airline that it will operate as a semi-autonomous airline,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, September 17, 2019 4:22:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Blaze seeks to continuously inspire young Kenyans to pursue and excel in unconventional careers. By supporting our young sportsmen and women, we look forward to making Kenya a great hub of rugby talent through our G.R.I.T (Greatness Requires Internal Toughness) message,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph explained : “It is not a secret we have a rigid CBA on workers as we would need some flexibility on expansion,” “We had to accommodate more operations, flights, in limited infrastructure hence delays being witnessed” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 6, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “In the next half year, the board and management are working on a fleet refinancing programme, which once completed will improve the group’s cash flow. The impact of this programme on the group’s financials will be announced to the public once the programme is approved for implementation,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 6, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “This debt is due and payable based on the agreement to provide services entered into with the two entities as distinct operators,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 5, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Post-merger, Airtel-Telkom will jointly hold 77.5 MHz of the spectrum against a customer base of 17.3 million, compared to Safaricom’s 57.5 MHz with almost double the customer base at 31.8 million,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 5, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We are aware that our competitors are having discussions on merging their operations, and we have written to the regulator voicing our concerns about the merger,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, September 4, 2019 12:54:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Nationalisation is not what we want to be, but it is what we need to be in order to be where we want to be,” External link

theCitizen Sunday, September 1, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Revenues will always be under pressure (under current landscape). All these competing airlines are state-owned and their costs are subsidised,” External link

theCitizen Sunday, September 1, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Nationalisation is not what we want to be, but it is what we need to be in order to be where we want to be,” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, September 1, 2019 9:46:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Revenues will always be under pressure (under current landscape). All these competing airlines are state-owned and their costs are subsidised,” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, September 1, 2019 9:46:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We decided we can’t just sit here and watch our market share being taken by our competitors because we are unable to respond because of our high costs and the way we are structured in terms of ownership and so on,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 1, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Nationalisation is something we need in order to safeguard the future of the airline and to grow Nairobi as an aviation hub to bring businesses and jobs in Kenya,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 1, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “When Bob passed on quite suddenly and unexpectedly that meant we had to hasten this succession plan,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 30, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We are in the final selection phase. It just depends on what the caliber of the candidates is, and how and when they can assume duty,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 30, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “People from all over the world are making a living out of professional gaming, which is why we have introduced an e-sports Tournament, to affirm to the youth that you can commercialise whatever skills and talents you have. Our commitment is to support the youth in their journey to economic empowerment, however unconventional it may be,” External link

standardmedia Friday, August 30, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Nationalisation is not what we want to be but it is what we need to be in order to be where we want to be,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, August 29, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Revenue will always be under pressure (under current landscape). All these (competing) airlines are State-owned and their costs are subsidised,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, August 29, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “For us to compete on a level playing field, we have to bring our costs down and to gain the benefit of operating in an integrated way,” “We pay more taxes than anyone else. None of our competitors have these taxes” External link

theCitizen Thursday, August 29, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We will conclude in the next few weeks,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, August 29, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Nationalisation is not what we want to be but it is what we need to be in order to be where we want to be,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, August 28, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Revenue will always be under pressure (under current landscape). All these (competing) airlines are State-owned and their costs are subsidised,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, August 28, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “For us to compete on a level playing field, we have to bring our costs down and to gain the benefit of operating in an integrated way,” “We pay more taxes than anyone else. None of our competitors have these taxes” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, August 28, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We will conclude in the next few weeks,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, August 28, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Today’s development brings the speed and convenience of M-PESA to Travelport, the more than 800 travel agents they serve, and their customers. We are pleased that the travel industry is set to benefit from increased efficiency and ease of doing business, reducing the time and effort it takes to make bookings and reservations,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 28, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph told ( about Oman Air ) : “The increase was mainly attributed to the return of two Boeing 787s that had been sub-leased to Oman Air and fuel costs which marginally increased by five per cent due to increased flying,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 28, 2019 1:00:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We bare large costs on expansion. We have to keep the load factor as high as possible even as we take a loss in early stages,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 28, 2019 1:00:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "These results include revenues from routes such as New York, Libreville, Mogadishu which were opened in the second half of 2018," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 27, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We are always looking at ways of giving our customers more value for what they spend on our network. Customer satisfaction is a key objective for us and we believe improving our customers’ experience is vital for our continued growth,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “I’m particularly keen to work closely with the team to take M-Pesa beyond Kenya,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “I’m particularly keen to work closely with the team to take M-Pesa beyond Kenya,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, August 1, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “I’m particularly keen to work closely with the team to take M-Pesa beyond Kenya,” External link

EastAfrican Wednesday, July 31, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “I’m particularly keen to work closely with the team to take M-Pesa beyond Kenya,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, July 31, 2019 6:50:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "I'm particularly keen to work closely with the team to take M-Pesa beyond Kenya," External link

reuters-en Wednesday, July 31, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Over the last six years, we have seen many aspiring deaf athletes get a platform to display their abilities on the track and field. We have given them a chance to participate and represent the country in international meets and we are proud to have walked with DAAK during this inspiring journey,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 23, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph added : “With athletes such as Juster Kwamesa and Peter Rutto having represented Kenya at the World Championships, we have no doubt that they will make us proud at the Africa Deaf championships,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 23, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Over the last 15 years I went from being amused by this white man in a black body pretending to be a very serious corporate person to really becoming a serious corporate leader” External link

kenyastar Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:32:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “We did not execute the decision because there was a concern whether the successor of Bob should be a Kenyan,” External link

EastAfrican Monday, July 8, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “Safaricom is a Kenyan company and quite rightly it should have a Kenyan CEO. But it’s a special company. The successor to Bob would have to be somebody with special characteristics, who understands the DNA of Safaricom,” External link

EastAfrican Monday, July 8, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Safaricom is a Kenyan company and, quite rightly, it should have a Kenyan CEO,” External link

kenyastar Monday, July 8, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Safaricom is a Kenyan company and, quite rightly, it should have a Kenyan CEO,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, July 7, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “Bob and I agreed that whoever would survive the other, they would read this poem at the other’s funeralI am genuinely sad and heartbroken to be the one reading this poem today,” External link

standardmedia Friday, July 5, 2019 11:26:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “Bob was the bravest man I have ever met, with enormous sense of humour, he never wanted anyone to worry about him,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, July 4, 2019 4:18:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “It has to be somebody special who could continue the role. At this point we (the board) thought that none of the ex-com (Executive Committee) were ready for this role today,” External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph explained ( about Bob Collymore ) : “So with Bob going so suddenly it precipitated many things and one of them was the board deciding to temporary putting me as interim CEO,” External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Quite frankly, my personality, my character, my lack of democracy, my dictatorship style of management was suited to a start-up and growth company. It wasn’t really suited to this mammoth that we have now. We have to consult and we have to agree; be nice to everybody,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “He’s very patient. I’m not patient at all,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “I pushed for Bob to be on that shortlist. He wasn’t the favourite candidate at the time, but I pushed for Bob because he understood the DNA of Safaricom. He understood what we were all about: we were not just a mobile phone company, we were much bigger than that,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “This country believed in Safaricom; we were part of everybody’s life. Bob understood that and I knew that Bob would continue with the legacy of Safaricom, not just my legacy. It was my legacy, but the company’s legacy that he would continue. That’s why I chose Bob,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Quite frankly, my personality, my character, my lack of democracy, my dictatorship style of management was suited to a start-up and growth company. It wasn’t really suited to this mammoth that we have now. We have to consult and we have to agree; be nice to everybody,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 2, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “He’s very patient. I’m not patient at all,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 2, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “I pushed for Bob to be on that shortlist. He wasn’t the favourite candidate at the time, but I pushed for Bob because he understood the DNA of Safaricom. He understood what we were all about: we were not just a mobile phone company, we were much bigger than that,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 2, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “This country believed in Safaricom; we were part of everybody’s life. Bob understood that and I knew that Bob would continue with the legacy of Safaricom, not just my legacy. It was my legacy, but the company’s legacy that he would continue. That’s why I chose Bob,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 2, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “We have been very fortunate and lucky to have him. Bob understood what the DNA of Safaricom was all about and took it to another level,” “We all experienced his enthusiasm, greatness and affinity with people. I think this is what has driven this company,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 2, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Nobody expected this (his death) to happen so soon, although we knew he was ailing in the recent weeks. He took the company from where it was when he arrived in 2010 when he took over from me to another level. I think we have been fortunate and lucky that Bob understood what the company was all about, its DNA and took it to another level,” “We all experienced Bob his largeness, his enthusiasm, his affinity with people and that is what has driven this company. We should celebrate the life of Bob, the achievements he had at Safaricom, which were in a very different way to what I did. He probably did it in a bigger, humane and open way,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 2, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We all received the news with a great deal of shock, nobody expected this to happen so soon, Bob took over from me in 2010 and he understood the business of Safaricom,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 1, 2019 7:53:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "A mature, seasoned executive is what I will hire," "There's not many around. If it's delayed beyond December there'll be still strong leadership" External link

kenyastar Sunday, June 16, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We intend to double the size of the fleet over the next five years if we can find the right financial structure to do this,” External link

kenyastar Wednesday, June 12, 2019 3:22:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “On a year on year comparison of 12 months, we managed to reduce our operational loss by kshs 2.263 billion between 2017 and 2018. This, however, does not immediately jump out of our audited results since we changed the reporting periods, thereby making a comparison of nine month in 2017 to 12 months in 2018. We expect this to even out in our next reporting cycle but more importantly, we are all committed towards delivering continued stronger results in 2019,” External link

tuko Tuesday, June 11, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “One of our biggest wins in 2018 was the growth in our revenue to reach KSh 114.45 billion from KSh 106 billion in 2017. Passenger revenue, which accounts for the lion’s share of KQ’s revenues, rose to KSh 88.7 billion in the year ended December 31, 2018,” External link

tuko Tuesday, June 11, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We intend to double the size of the fleet over the next five years if we can find the right financial structure to do this,” External link

myjoyonline Monday, June 10, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We intend to double the size of the fleet over the next five years if we can find the right financial structure to do this,” External link

businessday Monday, June 10, 2019 6:00:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Sebastian Mikosz ) : “I am very disappointed that he is leaving. I knew Sebastian would probably not have renewed his contract anyway because his kids are going for higher education. We have started a search for a new CEO- a seasoned airline executive,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, June 10, 2019 3:28:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “I want to thank shareholders for showing confidence in me. We are working towards efficient network planning and closure of non-profitable routes,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, June 10, 2019 3:28:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Sebastian Mikosz ) : “As you are already aware, Sebastian will be leaving us at the end of 2019. Although I am really sad to see him leave, this has been a result of long and personal discussions with myself and the board and with his family,” External link

dailymonitor Wednesday, May 29, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : ”He has been the driving force behind the launch of the New York flights, new catering and uniforms (to be launched), a greater emphasis on accurate and timely information, new destinations and a proposed fleet renewal programme, amongst many other initiatives,” External link

kenya-today Monday, May 27, 2019 2:09:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Sebastian Mikosz ) : “As you are already aware, Sebastian will be leaving us at the end of 2019. Although I am really sad to see him leave, this has been a result of long and personal discussions with myself and the Board and with his family,” External link

tuko Saturday, May 25, 2019 8:23:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “As you are already aware, Sebastian will be leaving us at the end of 2019. Although I am really sad to see him leave, this has been a result of long and personal discussions with myself and the Board and with his family,” External link

EastAfrican Friday, May 24, 2019 8:30:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Sebastian Mikosz ) : “As you are already aware, Sebastian will be leaving us at the end of 2019. Although I am really sad to see him leave, this has been a result of long and personal discussions with myself and the Board and with his family,” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, May 24, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "Fuel, personnel and the cost of aircraft remain the top three drivers of airline costs contributing to about two thirds of total operating cost for the airline," External link

nation-ke Monday, May 13, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “We have a plan to grow the fleet if we had the means to do that and it is both wide bodies and narrow bodies. That means the 787s, 737s and Embraers,” External link

kenyastar Thursday, May 2, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We haven’t even thought about possibly going to A320-Neo. It is not even in our thoughts at the moment. We need to see where they are going with the 737 Max,” External link

kenyastar Thursday, May 2, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “We have a plan to grow the fleet if we had the means to do that and it is both wide bodies and narrow bodies. That means the 787s, 737s and Embraers,” External link

thisdayonline Wednesday, May 1, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The process has not yet been completed. The Parliamentary Committee on Transport has done a series of hearing and will come back with their recommendations and based on those recommendations, we will see what direction we’ll go. do we continue with the PIIP or do we take another direction?” “If for some reason the Committee on Transport comes back and says we should stay as we are, then we will have to find another way in which to grow, maybe a little slower but we will have to grow as an airline” External link

kenyastar Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “I would like to highlight some changes to our financial reporting. Following the Directors resolution in 2017 to change the Group’s year-end from March 31 to December 31, the 2018 financial statements cover a twelve-month period from January 1 to December 31, 2018, while the financial statements for 2017 cover a nine-month period from April 1 to December 2017,” External link

kenyastar Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “We have a plan to grow the fleet if we had the means to do that and it is both wide bodies and narrow bodies. That means the 787s, 737s and Embraers,” External link

kenyastar Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We haven’t even thought about possibly going to A320-Neo. It is not even in our thoughts at the moment. We need to see where they are going with the 737 Max,” External link

kenyastar Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The process has not yet been completed. The Parliamentary Committee on Transport has done a series of hearing and will come back with their recommendations and based on those recommendations, we will see what direction we’ll go. do we continue with the PIIP or do we take another direction?” “If for some reason the Committee on Transport comes back and says we should stay as we are, then we will have to find another way in which to grow, maybe a little slower but we will have to grow as an airline” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 1, 2019 12:57:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "Fuel, personnel and the cost of aircraft remain the top three drivers of airline costs contributing to about two thirds of total operating cost for the airline," External link

EastAfrican Tuesday, April 30, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "Fuel, personnel and the cost of aircraft remain the top three drivers of airline costs contributing to about two thirds of total operating cost for the airline," External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "This therefore means that the 2018 results are not directly comparable with the 2017 results as it is a representative of 12 months against the 9 months in 2017," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, April 30, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "Fuel, personnel and the cost of aircraft remain the top three drivers of airline costs contributing to about two thirds of total operating cost for the airline," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 30, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “I would like to highlight some changes to our financial reporting. Following the directors resolution in 2017 to change the Group’s year-end from March 31 to December 31, the 2018 financial statements cover a twelve-month period from January 1 to December 31, 2018, while the financial statements for 2017 cover a nine-month period from April 1 to December 2017,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, April 30, 2019 12:39:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "Fuel, personnel and the cost of aircraft remain the top three drivers of airline costs contributing to about two thirds of total operating cost for the airline," External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, April 30, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “I would like to highlight some changes to our financial reporting. Following the Directors resolution in 2017 to change the Group’s year-end from March 31 to December 31, the 2018 financial statements cover a twelve-month period from January 1 to December 31 2018 while the financial statements for 2017 cover a nine month period from April 1 to December 2017,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 30, 2019 10:40:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Carefully consider the use of public resources. Set up performance measurements against which goals can be tracked; avoid untimely and unnecessary expenses; regular reviews are required to ensure that the actual expenditure is in line with the approved amounts. Reviews are necessary to provide one with the opportunity to tweak and avoid mistakes during the planning stage of the budget,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, April 30, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We still have to grow and we shall do that whether the proposal works or not. We already have two other strategies that will push our growth,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:59:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The act of accepting any religious belief or doctrine is a private affair and is and exercised only within a person’s conscience. The act of conversion is a personal act and does not require the state to be notified of such an act of conversion,” External link

eurasiareview Tuesday, April 9, 2019 5:23:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “This will make it easier for us to conduct training and maintenance of the aircraft,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, March 26, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The only option that we have planned for is the Boeing 737-800 Max because this will make it easier for us to conduct training and maintenance of the aircraft,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, March 26, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The only option that we have planned for is the Boeing 737-800 Max because this will make it easier for us to conduct training and maintenance of the aircraft,” External link

jamiiforums Tuesday, March 26, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The only option we have planned for is the Boeing 737-800 Max. This will make it easier for us to conduct training and maintenance of the aircraft,” External link

tuko Monday, March 25, 2019 10:07:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We are hoping that between now and the time when we will be ready to acquire the new fleet, Boeing will have sorted out the current issues,” External link

tuko Monday, March 25, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We will carefully follow the developments around the 737 Max,” “No decision has been taken yet” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 15, 2019 12:00:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We will carefully follow the developments around the 737 Max,” “No decision has been taken yet” External link

financialexpress Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:45:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph disse : "Vamos acompanhar de perto os acontecimentos relacionados ao 737 Max" "Nenhuma decisão foi tomada até o momento" External link

uol Thursday, March 14, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph disse : "Vamos acompanhar de perto os acontecimentos relacionados ao 737 Max" "Nenhuma decisão foi tomada até o momento" External link

uol Wednesday, March 13, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We will carefully follow the developments around the 737 MAX,” “No decision has been taken yet” External link

businessday Wednesday, March 13, 2019 7:04:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We will carefully follow the developments around the 737 Max,” “No decision has been taken yet” External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 13, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We will carefully follow the developments around the 737 Max,” “No decision has been taken yet” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 13, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The number of aircraft we need in this range is not yet determined,” “As no decision has been taken yet, we will carefully follow the developments around the 737 Max. Studies may also show that we could enlarge our 737-800 fleet and of course as a responsible buyer, we also look at the Airbus options” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 13, 2019 11:43:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The number of aircraft we need in this range is not yet determined,” “As no decision has been taken yet, we will carefully follow the developments around the 737 Max. Studies may also show that we could enlarge our 737-800 fleet and of course as a responsible buyer, we also look at the Airbus options” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, March 13, 2019 2:26:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The number of aircraft we need in this range is not yet determined,” “As no decision has been taken yet, we will carefully follow the developments around the 737 Max. Studies may also show that we could enlarge our 737-800 fleet and of course as a responsible buyer, we also look at the Airbus options” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 12, 2019 11:46:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “If we are allowed to operate JKIA, we will have one source to reinvent the airport and build economies of scales,” External link

jamiiforums Tuesday, March 5, 2019 9:17:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “If we are allowed to operate JKIA, we will have one source to reinvent the airport and build economies of scales,” External link

jamiiforums Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “If we are allowed to operate JKIA, we will have one source to reinvent the airport and build economies of scales,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 20, 2019 6:29:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “If we are allowed to operate JKIA, we will have one source to re-invent the airport and build economies of scales,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 6, 2019 1:31:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “If we are allowed to operate JKIA, we will have one source to re-invent the airport and build economies of scales,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 26, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “I have no doubt general stores having regular sections of Jewish interest would work, as ‘Jewish authors’ sell. Unfortunately, the big chains are increasingly centrally managed, and don’t always have the feel of the local reader,” External link

timesofisrael Wednesday, January 9, 2019 7:20:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph claimed : “There is a huge appetite for cultural Jewish literature in our community across the religious spectrum, and frankly, if it’s not stocked under one roof somewhere, it won’t be properly satisfied. We will be left with a few bestsellers, but not much beyond that,” External link

timesofisrael Wednesday, January 9, 2019 7:20:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The challenge we had is because we are working through international donors,” External link

antiguaobserver Saturday, December 29, 2018 12:41:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph déclaré : «Samsung est une entreprise de renommée mondiale et nous sommes très heureux de partager notre entreprise familiale avec eux. Nous sommes ravis de faire partie d'une véritable entreprise d'envergure mondiale» External link

lnr-dz Saturday, August 20, 2016 9:24:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chairman12.69%EN11/17/201717/11/2017
ceo19.03%EN11/02/201702/11/2017
officer5.22%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
public relations officer2.61%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
relations officer2.24%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
kq board chairman0.37%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
president of the antigua0.37%EN09/13/201713/09/2017
chief0.37%EN09/10/201710/09/2017
president1.49%EN09/09/201709/09/2017
kenya airways chairman0.37%EN08/22/201722/08/2017
boss2.99%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
attorney1.12%EN06/15/201715/06/2017
former ceo2.24%EN04/28/201728/04/2017
chief executive12.69%EN04/17/201717/04/2017
executive11.19%EN04/17/201717/04/2017
spokesman4.10%EN04/04/201704/04/2017
maseno university chancellor0.75%EN03/29/201729/03/2017
chancellor0.75%EN03/29/201729/03/2017
predecessor1.87%EN03/20/201720/03/2017
representative0.37%EN03/10/201710/03/2017
chief executive officer5.22%EN03/03/201703/03/2017
former ceo of telecommunications0.37%EN02/25/201725/02/2017
chairman of kq board0.37%EN02/09/201709/02/2017
président0.75%FR11/24/201624/11/2016
new boss0.37%EN11/24/201624/11/2016
historian0.75%EN11/12/201612/11/2016
successor0.75%EN10/30/201630/10/2016
director4.48%EN10/18/201618/10/2016
member0.75%EN10/17/201617/10/2016
kenya airways director0.37%EN10/17/201617/10/2016
Names Lang Count
Michael JosephEN88.61%
Michael JosephPT8.72%
Michael JosephFR2.31%
Michael JosephSW0.36%
Michael “ Speeder ” JosephEN0.00%
Michael " Mike " JosephEN0.00%


 
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Michael Joseph said : “We anticipate that the investment in the network and the spectrum would be quite high and therefore there is an advantage in bidding together with our shareholder,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:28:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph added : “No decision (has been) made on financing,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:28:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We committed to be simple, transparent and honest across all our products and operations. As part of this pledge we are renewing our promise to our enterprise customers by introducing packages that suit their business needs, optimising our response time and by ensuring we deliver simple solutions with easy and transparent processes,” External link

EastAfrican Monday, November 18, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "We anticipate that the investment in the network and the spectrum would be quite high and therefore there is an advantage in bidding together with our shareholder," External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, November 18, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph added : "No decision (has been) made on financing," External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, November 18, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “We need a decision because in the next six months we run the danger of considering alternative measures that are not pleasant,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, November 16, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “We need a decision because in the next six months we run the danger of considering alternative measures that are not pleasant,” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, November 15, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The plan was to originally get $100 million (Sh10 billion) capital injection but that didn’t happen. This is the legacy that we inherited and now we have to grow from there,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 15, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Sebastian Mikosz ) : “It is going to be difficult to replace Mikosz. There is not a lot of people in the pool from which to pick a replacement for this kind of job,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 15, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Our frustrations and impatience is that about six months later, we have no timelines on when the process should end. We are not even sure if it will go to conclusion,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 15, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "Fuliza enriches our mobile financial services portfolio further fulfilling our promise to always provide our customers with relevant products and services that meet them at their point of need," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 14, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We bare large costs on expansion. We have to keep the load factor as high as possible even as we take a loss in early stages,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 12, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “What we want to do is provide more services on M-Pesa that make will make life easier for our customers. You know these things like buying insurance, investing in wealth management, making it easy for businesses to operate using M-Pesa so they can have their own back office on M-Pesa,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, November 4, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "As M-Pesa we should not just focus on lending. I’m not happy with the digital lending that is out there, not so much from banks which are regulated to some extent but there are a lot of people lending money on a digital basis, which am not happy with," External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, November 4, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We are changing the way we do business with our customers. We have been in business a long time and have been doing things in a particular way all these years, everything, including the shops and customer care, have remained the same,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 3, 2019 10:26:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We have achieved solid results, driven mainly by M-Pesa performance, despite challenges in the economy,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, November 2, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The rate per MB reduced 37% year on year in the period, the rate per SMS reduced 19% and the rate per minute reduced 7% and we believe this is driving the positive trajectory in our customer growth,” External link

tuko Friday, November 1, 2019 10:56:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "We don’t know at this stage. We will decide after the consultation period," External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, October 28, 2019 12:09:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Peter Ndegwa ) : “Now that Peter has been appointed, I think it will give me room and space to go back to focus on Kenya Airways,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 28, 2019 10:38:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “P eople are saying you did such a great job at Safaricom you can as well do a great job at Kenya Airways. It’s quite hard to deliver to such expectations but I certainly want to try,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 28, 2019 10:38:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph told ( about Airtel Kenya ) : “It has nothing to do with anybody except ourselves trying to relook at Safaricom and rethink our strategy. Whether Airtel is merged with Telkom makes no difference to us at all,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 27, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Our opinion was simple, if we are going to have a merger then we want an equitable distribution of spectrum ... we are not objecting to the merger,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 27, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We are honoured to be a key sponsor of the first ever Ladies European Tour event in Kenya and the region,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, October 26, 2019 2:18:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Many people talk. It is unfortunate for Kenya that we always look at the tribal affiliation of somebody [hired to lead a multi-national corporation]. [They debate whether] he would be influenced politically or not. I think it is very unfortunate that that is the trademark of Kenyans in general,” External link

kenyan-post Saturday, October 26, 2019 1:07:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Unless you have an intention that you have one mobile money platform for everybody in Kenya then it might be some merit but just to separate it to punish Safaricom, I don’t see the point,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 26, 2019 4:04:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Why are we big? It’s not because we got some special favour. It’s what we have done, we have invested more than our nearest competitors. We have invested enormous amount of money in our network, in our agent network, that is why we are successful,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 26, 2019 4:04:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “A customer purchasing Sh5 worth of bundles will now get 10MB with no expiry up from 7MB that would expire in 24 hours,” External link

nation-ke Friday, October 25, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We wanted to create a savings culture, not a borrowing culture where you could borrow multiple your savings,” External link

standardmedia Friday, October 25, 2019 12:56:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Our customers have indicated to us that they think our voice calls are too expensive so we had to find a way of making our calls cheaper. The advent of WhatsApp and internet calling obviously has made voice call costs to start declining and we have to counter that,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, October 24, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We expect that over time, we will see increase in revenue as customers buy more data and as we also get customers from other networks. But initially there may be revenue dilution,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, October 24, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : ''Safaricom supports healthy competition. This is why we are consistently launching innovative products to satisfy market demand. Our market dominance was earned, we, however, don't want to be punished for our success,'' External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 24, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “A customer purchasing Sh5 worth of bundles will now get 10MB with no expiry up from 7MB that would expire in 24 hours,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “A customer purchasing Sh5 worth of bundles will now get 10MB with no expiry up from 7MB that would expire in 24 hours,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 23, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph added : "The company will reorganize its shops across the country to provide a more personalized experience to customers," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, October 23, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "We have reviewed all of our products and services, looked at the many customer touch points, and examined the customer feedback surveys, good and bad, about how we serve you," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, October 23, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “We are looking at all options,” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, October 11, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “In honour of this attempt [INEOS 1:59 Challenge] we will change our MPesa logo for the next seven days to show our loyalty and affinity to him and also to wish him well,” External link

EastAfrican Wednesday, October 9, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "We gave the world its first mobile telephone money transfer in 2007 and Kenya will give the world its first athlete to run under two hours on Saturday," External link

theCitizen Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph added : “We are honoured to renew our commitment with Eliud Kipchoge and to support him as he races against time. As part of our support, we will be empowering any Kenyan across the country to stream the challenge for free, wherever they are, with the advantage of our strong network and wide coverage," said Joseph. RALLY KENYANS. To rally Kenyans in their support for Kipchoge, Safaricom will enable all its customers to send free messages voicing their support for the athlete during the race by sending a text to 159. The messages will be displayed live on broadcast TV feeds during the race. Safaricom has also dedicated its iconic M-Pesa brand in support of Kipchoge’s superhuman endeavour. Joseph said the last few years have seen Kipchoge emerge not only as one of the greatest athletes ever, but also as one of the most accomplished people in his generation. "It is a privilege to partner with him on this historic occasion and as an icon, it is only befitting to offer our M-Pesa brand in his recognition,” External link

theCitizen Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph added ( about Eliud Kipchoge ) : “For every Kenyan, Kipchoge is a reflection of our resilience and determination as he has taken on challenge after challenge,” External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, October 9, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "We gave the world its first mobile telephone money transfer in 2007 and Kenya will give the world its first athlete to run under two hours on Saturday," External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 9, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph added : “We are honoured to renew our commitment with Eliud Kipchoge and to support him as he races against time. As part of our support, we will be empowering any Kenyan across the country to stream the challenge for free, wherever they are, with the advantage of our strong network and wide coverage," said Joseph. RALLY KENYANS. To rally Kenyans in their support for Kipchoge, Safaricom will enable all its customers to send free messages voicing their support for the athlete during the race by sending a text to 159. The messages will be displayed live on broadcast TV feeds during the race. Safaricom has also dedicated its iconic M-Pesa brand in support of Kipchoge’s superhuman endeavour. Joseph said the last few years have seen Kipchoge emerge not only as one of the greatest athletes ever, but also as one of the most accomplished people in his generation. "It is a privilege to partner with him on this historic occasion and as an icon, it is only befitting to offer our M-Pesa brand in his recognition,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 9, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Eliud Kipchoge ) : “This is a super-human fete that takes great talent and effort to even accomplish. In this regard, we will be going beyond having Kipchoge as our ambassador; Equally, Safaricom will also become Eliud Kipchoge’s ambassador,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, October 9, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “In honour of this attempt [INEOS 1:59 Challenge] we will change our MPesa logo for the next seven days to show our loyalty and affinity to him and also to wish him well,” External link

EastAfrican Wednesday, October 9, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “Inspections are ongoing according to the Federal Aviation Administration directive,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “This recognition further underlines M-Pesa’s commitment to our customers and its transformation to the country, which has seen financial inclusion in Kenya grow by more than 50 per cent in the last 12 years to stand at more than 82 per cent today,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, October 8, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We are honoured to receive this accolade and global recognition which is a true testament to our impact on society. This recognition further underlines M-PESA’s commitment to our customers and its transformation to the country which has seen financial inclusion in Kenya grow by more than 50 per cent in the last 12 years to stand at more than 82 per cent today,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “She is on leave. I’m a bit disappointed that you people of the media want to report every detail including internal matters at KQ,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We want to make sure that if you create a nationalised airline that it will operate as a semi-autonomous airline,” External link

EastAfrican Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We want to make sure that if you create a nationalised airline that it will operate as a semi-autonomous airline,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, September 17, 2019 4:22:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Blaze seeks to continuously inspire young Kenyans to pursue and excel in unconventional careers. By supporting our young sportsmen and women, we look forward to making Kenya a great hub of rugby talent through our G.R.I.T (Greatness Requires Internal Toughness) message,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph explained : “It is not a secret we have a rigid CBA on workers as we would need some flexibility on expansion,” “We had to accommodate more operations, flights, in limited infrastructure hence delays being witnessed” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 6, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “In the next half year, the board and management are working on a fleet refinancing programme, which once completed will improve the group’s cash flow. The impact of this programme on the group’s financials will be announced to the public once the programme is approved for implementation,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 6, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “This debt is due and payable based on the agreement to provide services entered into with the two entities as distinct operators,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 5, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Post-merger, Airtel-Telkom will jointly hold 77.5 MHz of the spectrum against a customer base of 17.3 million, compared to Safaricom’s 57.5 MHz with almost double the customer base at 31.8 million,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 5, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We are aware that our competitors are having discussions on merging their operations, and we have written to the regulator voicing our concerns about the merger,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, September 4, 2019 12:54:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Nationalisation is not what we want to be, but it is what we need to be in order to be where we want to be,” External link

theCitizen Sunday, September 1, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Revenues will always be under pressure (under current landscape). All these competing airlines are state-owned and their costs are subsidised,” External link

theCitizen Sunday, September 1, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Nationalisation is not what we want to be, but it is what we need to be in order to be where we want to be,” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, September 1, 2019 9:46:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Revenues will always be under pressure (under current landscape). All these competing airlines are state-owned and their costs are subsidised,” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, September 1, 2019 9:46:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We decided we can’t just sit here and watch our market share being taken by our competitors because we are unable to respond because of our high costs and the way we are structured in terms of ownership and so on,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 1, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Nationalisation is something we need in order to safeguard the future of the airline and to grow Nairobi as an aviation hub to bring businesses and jobs in Kenya,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 1, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “When Bob passed on quite suddenly and unexpectedly that meant we had to hasten this succession plan,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 30, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We are in the final selection phase. It just depends on what the caliber of the candidates is, and how and when they can assume duty,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 30, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “People from all over the world are making a living out of professional gaming, which is why we have introduced an e-sports Tournament, to affirm to the youth that you can commercialise whatever skills and talents you have. Our commitment is to support the youth in their journey to economic empowerment, however unconventional it may be,” External link

standardmedia Friday, August 30, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Nationalisation is not what we want to be but it is what we need to be in order to be where we want to be,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, August 29, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Revenue will always be under pressure (under current landscape). All these (competing) airlines are State-owned and their costs are subsidised,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, August 29, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “For us to compete on a level playing field, we have to bring our costs down and to gain the benefit of operating in an integrated way,” “We pay more taxes than anyone else. None of our competitors have these taxes” External link

theCitizen Thursday, August 29, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We will conclude in the next few weeks,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, August 29, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Nationalisation is not what we want to be but it is what we need to be in order to be where we want to be,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, August 28, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Revenue will always be under pressure (under current landscape). All these (competing) airlines are State-owned and their costs are subsidised,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, August 28, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “For us to compete on a level playing field, we have to bring our costs down and to gain the benefit of operating in an integrated way,” “We pay more taxes than anyone else. None of our competitors have these taxes” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, August 28, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We will conclude in the next few weeks,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, August 28, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Today’s development brings the speed and convenience of M-PESA to Travelport, the more than 800 travel agents they serve, and their customers. We are pleased that the travel industry is set to benefit from increased efficiency and ease of doing business, reducing the time and effort it takes to make bookings and reservations,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 28, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph told ( about Oman Air ) : “The increase was mainly attributed to the return of two Boeing 787s that had been sub-leased to Oman Air and fuel costs which marginally increased by five per cent due to increased flying,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 28, 2019 1:00:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We bare large costs on expansion. We have to keep the load factor as high as possible even as we take a loss in early stages,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 28, 2019 1:00:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "These results include revenues from routes such as New York, Libreville, Mogadishu which were opened in the second half of 2018," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 27, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We are always looking at ways of giving our customers more value for what they spend on our network. Customer satisfaction is a key objective for us and we believe improving our customers’ experience is vital for our continued growth,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “I’m particularly keen to work closely with the team to take M-Pesa beyond Kenya,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “I’m particularly keen to work closely with the team to take M-Pesa beyond Kenya,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, August 1, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “I’m particularly keen to work closely with the team to take M-Pesa beyond Kenya,” External link

EastAfrican Wednesday, July 31, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “I’m particularly keen to work closely with the team to take M-Pesa beyond Kenya,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, July 31, 2019 6:50:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "I'm particularly keen to work closely with the team to take M-Pesa beyond Kenya," External link

reuters-en Wednesday, July 31, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Over the last six years, we have seen many aspiring deaf athletes get a platform to display their abilities on the track and field. We have given them a chance to participate and represent the country in international meets and we are proud to have walked with DAAK during this inspiring journey,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 23, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph added : “With athletes such as Juster Kwamesa and Peter Rutto having represented Kenya at the World Championships, we have no doubt that they will make us proud at the Africa Deaf championships,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 23, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Over the last 15 years I went from being amused by this white man in a black body pretending to be a very serious corporate person to really becoming a serious corporate leader” External link

kenyastar Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:32:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “We did not execute the decision because there was a concern whether the successor of Bob should be a Kenyan,” External link

EastAfrican Monday, July 8, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “Safaricom is a Kenyan company and quite rightly it should have a Kenyan CEO. But it’s a special company. The successor to Bob would have to be somebody with special characteristics, who understands the DNA of Safaricom,” External link

EastAfrican Monday, July 8, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Safaricom is a Kenyan company and, quite rightly, it should have a Kenyan CEO,” External link

kenyastar Monday, July 8, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Safaricom is a Kenyan company and, quite rightly, it should have a Kenyan CEO,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, July 7, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “Bob and I agreed that whoever would survive the other, they would read this poem at the other’s funeralI am genuinely sad and heartbroken to be the one reading this poem today,” External link

standardmedia Friday, July 5, 2019 11:26:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “Bob was the bravest man I have ever met, with enormous sense of humour, he never wanted anyone to worry about him,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, July 4, 2019 4:18:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “It has to be somebody special who could continue the role. At this point we (the board) thought that none of the ex-com (Executive Committee) were ready for this role today,” External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph explained ( about Bob Collymore ) : “So with Bob going so suddenly it precipitated many things and one of them was the board deciding to temporary putting me as interim CEO,” External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Quite frankly, my personality, my character, my lack of democracy, my dictatorship style of management was suited to a start-up and growth company. It wasn’t really suited to this mammoth that we have now. We have to consult and we have to agree; be nice to everybody,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “He’s very patient. I’m not patient at all,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “I pushed for Bob to be on that shortlist. He wasn’t the favourite candidate at the time, but I pushed for Bob because he understood the DNA of Safaricom. He understood what we were all about: we were not just a mobile phone company, we were much bigger than that,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “This country believed in Safaricom; we were part of everybody’s life. Bob understood that and I knew that Bob would continue with the legacy of Safaricom, not just my legacy. It was my legacy, but the company’s legacy that he would continue. That’s why I chose Bob,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Quite frankly, my personality, my character, my lack of democracy, my dictatorship style of management was suited to a start-up and growth company. It wasn’t really suited to this mammoth that we have now. We have to consult and we have to agree; be nice to everybody,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 2, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “He’s very patient. I’m not patient at all,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 2, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “I pushed for Bob to be on that shortlist. He wasn’t the favourite candidate at the time, but I pushed for Bob because he understood the DNA of Safaricom. He understood what we were all about: we were not just a mobile phone company, we were much bigger than that,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 2, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “This country believed in Safaricom; we were part of everybody’s life. Bob understood that and I knew that Bob would continue with the legacy of Safaricom, not just my legacy. It was my legacy, but the company’s legacy that he would continue. That’s why I chose Bob,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 2, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Bob Collymore ) : “We have been very fortunate and lucky to have him. Bob understood what the DNA of Safaricom was all about and took it to another level,” “We all experienced his enthusiasm, greatness and affinity with people. I think this is what has driven this company,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 2, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Nobody expected this (his death) to happen so soon, although we knew he was ailing in the recent weeks. He took the company from where it was when he arrived in 2010 when he took over from me to another level. I think we have been fortunate and lucky that Bob understood what the company was all about, its DNA and took it to another level,” “We all experienced Bob his largeness, his enthusiasm, his affinity with people and that is what has driven this company. We should celebrate the life of Bob, the achievements he had at Safaricom, which were in a very different way to what I did. He probably did it in a bigger, humane and open way,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 2, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We all received the news with a great deal of shock, nobody expected this to happen so soon, Bob took over from me in 2010 and he understood the business of Safaricom,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 1, 2019 7:53:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "A mature, seasoned executive is what I will hire," "There's not many around. If it's delayed beyond December there'll be still strong leadership" External link

kenyastar Sunday, June 16, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We intend to double the size of the fleet over the next five years if we can find the right financial structure to do this,” External link

kenyastar Wednesday, June 12, 2019 3:22:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “On a year on year comparison of 12 months, we managed to reduce our operational loss by kshs 2.263 billion between 2017 and 2018. This, however, does not immediately jump out of our audited results since we changed the reporting periods, thereby making a comparison of nine month in 2017 to 12 months in 2018. We expect this to even out in our next reporting cycle but more importantly, we are all committed towards delivering continued stronger results in 2019,” External link

tuko Tuesday, June 11, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “One of our biggest wins in 2018 was the growth in our revenue to reach KSh 114.45 billion from KSh 106 billion in 2017. Passenger revenue, which accounts for the lion’s share of KQ’s revenues, rose to KSh 88.7 billion in the year ended December 31, 2018,” External link

tuko Tuesday, June 11, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We intend to double the size of the fleet over the next five years if we can find the right financial structure to do this,” External link

myjoyonline Monday, June 10, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We intend to double the size of the fleet over the next five years if we can find the right financial structure to do this,” External link

businessday Monday, June 10, 2019 6:00:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Sebastian Mikosz ) : “I am very disappointed that he is leaving. I knew Sebastian would probably not have renewed his contract anyway because his kids are going for higher education. We have started a search for a new CEO- a seasoned airline executive,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, June 10, 2019 3:28:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “I want to thank shareholders for showing confidence in me. We are working towards efficient network planning and closure of non-profitable routes,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, June 10, 2019 3:28:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Sebastian Mikosz ) : “As you are already aware, Sebastian will be leaving us at the end of 2019. Although I am really sad to see him leave, this has been a result of long and personal discussions with myself and the board and with his family,” External link

dailymonitor Wednesday, May 29, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : ”He has been the driving force behind the launch of the New York flights, new catering and uniforms (to be launched), a greater emphasis on accurate and timely information, new destinations and a proposed fleet renewal programme, amongst many other initiatives,” External link

kenya-today Monday, May 27, 2019 2:09:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Sebastian Mikosz ) : “As you are already aware, Sebastian will be leaving us at the end of 2019. Although I am really sad to see him leave, this has been a result of long and personal discussions with myself and the Board and with his family,” External link

tuko Saturday, May 25, 2019 8:23:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “As you are already aware, Sebastian will be leaving us at the end of 2019. Although I am really sad to see him leave, this has been a result of long and personal discussions with myself and the Board and with his family,” External link

EastAfrican Friday, May 24, 2019 8:30:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said ( about Sebastian Mikosz ) : “As you are already aware, Sebastian will be leaving us at the end of 2019. Although I am really sad to see him leave, this has been a result of long and personal discussions with myself and the Board and with his family,” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, May 24, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "Fuel, personnel and the cost of aircraft remain the top three drivers of airline costs contributing to about two thirds of total operating cost for the airline," External link

nation-ke Monday, May 13, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “We have a plan to grow the fleet if we had the means to do that and it is both wide bodies and narrow bodies. That means the 787s, 737s and Embraers,” External link

kenyastar Thursday, May 2, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We haven’t even thought about possibly going to A320-Neo. It is not even in our thoughts at the moment. We need to see where they are going with the 737 Max,” External link

kenyastar Thursday, May 2, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “We have a plan to grow the fleet if we had the means to do that and it is both wide bodies and narrow bodies. That means the 787s, 737s and Embraers,” External link

thisdayonline Wednesday, May 1, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The process has not yet been completed. The Parliamentary Committee on Transport has done a series of hearing and will come back with their recommendations and based on those recommendations, we will see what direction we’ll go. do we continue with the PIIP or do we take another direction?” “If for some reason the Committee on Transport comes back and says we should stay as we are, then we will have to find another way in which to grow, maybe a little slower but we will have to grow as an airline” External link

kenyastar Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “I would like to highlight some changes to our financial reporting. Following the Directors resolution in 2017 to change the Group’s year-end from March 31 to December 31, the 2018 financial statements cover a twelve-month period from January 1 to December 31, 2018, while the financial statements for 2017 cover a nine-month period from April 1 to December 2017,” External link

kenyastar Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “We have a plan to grow the fleet if we had the means to do that and it is both wide bodies and narrow bodies. That means the 787s, 737s and Embraers,” External link

kenyastar Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We haven’t even thought about possibly going to A320-Neo. It is not even in our thoughts at the moment. We need to see where they are going with the 737 Max,” External link

kenyastar Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The process has not yet been completed. The Parliamentary Committee on Transport has done a series of hearing and will come back with their recommendations and based on those recommendations, we will see what direction we’ll go. do we continue with the PIIP or do we take another direction?” “If for some reason the Committee on Transport comes back and says we should stay as we are, then we will have to find another way in which to grow, maybe a little slower but we will have to grow as an airline” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 1, 2019 12:57:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "Fuel, personnel and the cost of aircraft remain the top three drivers of airline costs contributing to about two thirds of total operating cost for the airline," External link

EastAfrican Tuesday, April 30, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "Fuel, personnel and the cost of aircraft remain the top three drivers of airline costs contributing to about two thirds of total operating cost for the airline," External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "This therefore means that the 2018 results are not directly comparable with the 2017 results as it is a representative of 12 months against the 9 months in 2017," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, April 30, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "Fuel, personnel and the cost of aircraft remain the top three drivers of airline costs contributing to about two thirds of total operating cost for the airline," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 30, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “I would like to highlight some changes to our financial reporting. Following the directors resolution in 2017 to change the Group’s year-end from March 31 to December 31, the 2018 financial statements cover a twelve-month period from January 1 to December 31, 2018, while the financial statements for 2017 cover a nine-month period from April 1 to December 2017,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, April 30, 2019 12:39:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : "Fuel, personnel and the cost of aircraft remain the top three drivers of airline costs contributing to about two thirds of total operating cost for the airline," External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, April 30, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “I would like to highlight some changes to our financial reporting. Following the Directors resolution in 2017 to change the Group’s year-end from March 31 to December 31, the 2018 financial statements cover a twelve-month period from January 1 to December 31 2018 while the financial statements for 2017 cover a nine month period from April 1 to December 2017,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 30, 2019 10:40:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “Carefully consider the use of public resources. Set up performance measurements against which goals can be tracked; avoid untimely and unnecessary expenses; regular reviews are required to ensure that the actual expenditure is in line with the approved amounts. Reviews are necessary to provide one with the opportunity to tweak and avoid mistakes during the planning stage of the budget,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, April 30, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We still have to grow and we shall do that whether the proposal works or not. We already have two other strategies that will push our growth,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:59:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The act of accepting any religious belief or doctrine is a private affair and is and exercised only within a person’s conscience. The act of conversion is a personal act and does not require the state to be notified of such an act of conversion,” External link

eurasiareview Tuesday, April 9, 2019 5:23:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph told : “This will make it easier for us to conduct training and maintenance of the aircraft,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, March 26, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The only option that we have planned for is the Boeing 737-800 Max because this will make it easier for us to conduct training and maintenance of the aircraft,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, March 26, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The only option that we have planned for is the Boeing 737-800 Max because this will make it easier for us to conduct training and maintenance of the aircraft,” External link

jamiiforums Tuesday, March 26, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The only option we have planned for is the Boeing 737-800 Max. This will make it easier for us to conduct training and maintenance of the aircraft,” External link

tuko Monday, March 25, 2019 10:07:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We are hoping that between now and the time when we will be ready to acquire the new fleet, Boeing will have sorted out the current issues,” External link

tuko Monday, March 25, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We will carefully follow the developments around the 737 Max,” “No decision has been taken yet” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 15, 2019 12:00:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We will carefully follow the developments around the 737 Max,” “No decision has been taken yet” External link

financialexpress Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:45:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph disse : "Vamos acompanhar de perto os acontecimentos relacionados ao 737 Max" "Nenhuma decisão foi tomada até o momento" External link

uol Thursday, March 14, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph disse : "Vamos acompanhar de perto os acontecimentos relacionados ao 737 Max" "Nenhuma decisão foi tomada até o momento" External link

uol Wednesday, March 13, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We will carefully follow the developments around the 737 MAX,” “No decision has been taken yet” External link

businessday Wednesday, March 13, 2019 7:04:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We will carefully follow the developments around the 737 Max,” “No decision has been taken yet” External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 13, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “We will carefully follow the developments around the 737 Max,” “No decision has been taken yet” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 13, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The number of aircraft we need in this range is not yet determined,” “As no decision has been taken yet, we will carefully follow the developments around the 737 Max. Studies may also show that we could enlarge our 737-800 fleet and of course as a responsible buyer, we also look at the Airbus options” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 13, 2019 11:43:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The number of aircraft we need in this range is not yet determined,” “As no decision has been taken yet, we will carefully follow the developments around the 737 Max. Studies may also show that we could enlarge our 737-800 fleet and of course as a responsible buyer, we also look at the Airbus options” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, March 13, 2019 2:26:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The number of aircraft we need in this range is not yet determined,” “As no decision has been taken yet, we will carefully follow the developments around the 737 Max. Studies may also show that we could enlarge our 737-800 fleet and of course as a responsible buyer, we also look at the Airbus options” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 12, 2019 11:46:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “If we are allowed to operate JKIA, we will have one source to reinvent the airport and build economies of scales,” External link

jamiiforums Tuesday, March 5, 2019 9:17:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “If we are allowed to operate JKIA, we will have one source to reinvent the airport and build economies of scales,” External link

jamiiforums Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “If we are allowed to operate JKIA, we will have one source to reinvent the airport and build economies of scales,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 20, 2019 6:29:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “If we are allowed to operate JKIA, we will have one source to re-invent the airport and build economies of scales,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 6, 2019 1:31:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “If we are allowed to operate JKIA, we will have one source to re-invent the airport and build economies of scales,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 26, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “I have no doubt general stores having regular sections of Jewish interest would work, as ‘Jewish authors’ sell. Unfortunately, the big chains are increasingly centrally managed, and don’t always have the feel of the local reader,” External link

timesofisrael Wednesday, January 9, 2019 7:20:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph claimed : “There is a huge appetite for cultural Jewish literature in our community across the religious spectrum, and frankly, if it’s not stocked under one roof somewhere, it won’t be properly satisfied. We will be left with a few bestsellers, but not much beyond that,” External link

timesofisrael Wednesday, January 9, 2019 7:20:00 AM EAT

Michael Joseph said : “The challenge we had is because we are working through international donors,” External link

antiguaobserver Saturday, December 29, 2018 12:41:00 PM EAT

Michael Joseph déclaré : «Samsung est une entreprise de renommée mondiale et nous sommes très heureux de partager notre entreprise familiale avec eux. Nous sommes ravis de faire partie d'une véritable entreprise d'envergure mondiale» External link

lnr-dz Saturday, August 20, 2016 9:24:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chairman12.69%EN11/17/201717/11/2017
ceo19.03%EN11/02/201702/11/2017
officer5.22%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
public relations officer2.61%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
relations officer2.24%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
kq board chairman0.37%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
president of the antigua0.37%EN09/13/201713/09/2017
chief0.37%EN09/10/201710/09/2017
president1.49%EN09/09/201709/09/2017
kenya airways chairman0.37%EN08/22/201722/08/2017
boss2.99%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
attorney1.12%EN06/15/201715/06/2017
former ceo2.24%EN04/28/201728/04/2017
chief executive12.69%EN04/17/201717/04/2017
executive11.19%EN04/17/201717/04/2017
spokesman4.10%EN04/04/201704/04/2017
maseno university chancellor0.75%EN03/29/201729/03/2017
chancellor0.75%EN03/29/201729/03/2017
predecessor1.87%EN03/20/201720/03/2017
representative0.37%EN03/10/201710/03/2017
chief executive officer5.22%EN03/03/201703/03/2017
former ceo of telecommunications0.37%EN02/25/201725/02/2017
chairman of kq board0.37%EN02/09/201709/02/2017
président0.75%FR11/24/201624/11/2016
new boss0.37%EN11/24/201624/11/2016
historian0.75%EN11/12/201612/11/2016
successor0.75%EN10/30/201630/10/2016
director4.48%EN10/18/201618/10/2016
member0.75%EN10/17/201617/10/2016
kenya airways director0.37%EN10/17/201617/10/2016
Names Lang Count
Michael JosephEN88.61%
Michael JosephPT8.72%
Michael JosephFR2.31%
Michael JosephSW0.36%
Michael “ Speeder ” JosephEN0.00%
Michael " Mike " JosephEN0.00%


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