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Jumia Nigeria Partners with Equity Bank for Digital Payments

Kenya’s leading financial services provider, Equity Bank, has entered into a long term deal with e-commerce retailer, Jumia, to offer their customers a seamless online payment option known as EazzyPay. Customers Read More →

Equity Bank’s Innovation Led Growth Lifts The Group’s Performance

Equity Bank Kenya continued to demonstrate resilience against the banking sector turbulence attributed to the failure of 3 banks late last year that resulted in uncertainty in addition to the Read More →

Ecobank Takes a Step Closer to Reaching its 100 Million Customer Ambition by Partnering with Mastercard

The Ecobank Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mastercard to roll-out Masterpass QR, a mobile payment solution, across 33 African countries. This new agreement will give Ecobank Read More →

Equity Bank Unveils A Customer Led Digital Bank

“Customers’ banking trends have declared the death of the bank branch as transaction channel, as they increasingly embrace self-service technology platforms that give them freedom, choice and control.” Dr. James Read More →

Equity Bank and PayPal Improve Service To Allow Faster And Easier Cash Transfers

In the new direct and improved service, Equity Bank can now process its customers’ withdrawal transactions within 3 business days, down from the previous 8 business days. “As a small business Read More →

Mastercard Survey Shows Kenyans Want More Digital Services

Almost 90% of consumers in Kenya use their mobile phones more than any other device according to the new Mastercard’s Impact of Innovation study. Preference for mobile payments remains very high Read More →

Visa and Leading Banks Launch mVisa – Kenya’s First Interoperable Mobile Payments Service

Visa Inc. today introduced mVisa, a new mobile payment service that will accelerate digital commerce in Kenya and across Africa. As part of its initial roll-out, Visa has partnered with Read More →

KCB Group Upgrades Their Core Banking System

KCB Group upgraded its Core Banking System to provide customers with a simpler and enhanced banking experience. To facilitate this transition, all KCB branches across the 6 markets we operate in Read More →

KCB Bank Partners With UnionPay International For Online Payments in East Africa Region

KCB Bank, one of East and Central Africa’s largest banks has announced a tie up with UnionPay International, the leading online payment service providers to accelerate its expansion into the Read More →

What Lessons Can We Learn From East Africa’s Mobile Money Developments?

With more than one billion consumers, Africa is a continent of rising influence and potential. In East Africa, specifically in Kenya, mobile money has boosted the economy, revolutionized retail, and changed Read More →
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