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Central Bank of Kenya Receives Acquisition Offer for Chase Bank Limited

Central Bank of Kenya and Kenya Deposit Insurance Corporation have announced that they have received a non binding offer from SBM Holdings Limited with respect to Chase Bank (Kenya) Limited, as Read More →

Visa and Uber to Offer a Seamless Payment Experience in a Multi-Year African Partnership

Uber and Visa have announced a strategic agreement that aims to grow digital commerce across Africa, with the first launch in Nigeria last month the new promotion will now be Read More →

CBK Grants Authority to Société Générale of France to Open Representative Office in Kenya.

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) announces the granting of authority to Société Générale (SG) of France to open a Representative Office in Kenya. The authority was granted pursuant to Read More →

SWIFT’s Messaging Traffic Grows by 20.1% in East Africa

Data from SWIFT shows that FIN traffic growth in East Africa has outperformed the total growth of SWIFT globally. In the year to date, total message traffic volumes grew by Read More →

Direct Pay Online Gains Security Certification in 12 Countries Across Africa

Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) is the first payment service provider (PSP) in Africa to receive the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Level 1 certification in 12 Read More →

Central Bank of Kenya Issues Guidance Note on Cybersecurity

The leveraging on technology by banks exposes them to increased cyber risks. In this regard, the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has issued a Guidance Note on Cybersecurity that outlines Read More →

UnionPay International Collaborates with the Largest Commercial Bank in Kenya to Enhance Payment Innovation

UnionPay International announced that it has deepened its cooperation with Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB), the largest bank in Kenya. First, the two will jointly issue the first UnionPay card with Read More →

KCB Bank and Planet Payment Announce Launch of Pay In Your Currency in Kenya

KCB Bank, East Africa's oldest and largest commercial bank, and Planet Payment, Inc, a leading provider of international and multi-currency transaction services, announced the launch of Pay In Your Currency Read More →

Going Cashless In Kenya With UBA And Mastercard Payment Solutions

United Bank for Africa (UBA) announced the rollout of two Mastercard electronic payment solutions in order to deliver cashless solutions to all Kenyan's. The UBA Debit Mastercard and UBA Mastercard Read More →

Visa Partners With JamboPay To Enable 3000 Merchants Receive mVisa Payments

Visa has announced a strategic partnership with JamboPay that will enable 3000 more merchants to accept mVisa payments, further enhancing mobile commerce in Kenya. Consumers will be able to use Read More →
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