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Visa and Equity Bank Launch New Money Transfer Service: Visa Personal Payments

Visa in Kenya announced the launch of Visa Personal Payments (VPP) in collaboration with Equity Bank, East Africa’s largest commercial bank by customer base. Visa Personal Payments is a convenient, cost-effective Read More →

Kenyan Banking Sector Records Improved Performance in 2012

The Central Bank of Kenya says that generally, the banking sector was sound and stable and recorded improved performance in 2012 as indicated by Total net assets which increased by Read More →

Equity Bank Grows Profit Before Tax By 22 Percent and Customer Base To Over 8m

Equity Bank Group’s profits after tax jumped 22 percent to Kshs 3.21 billion from Kshs 2.63 billion posted within the same period last year. Despite a challenging business environment characterized by Read More →

National Bank Eyes Growth With Islamic Banking

National Bank of Kenya has launched an Islamic banking window as it seeks to expand its business portfolio into the retail and corporate segments. The window, called ‘National Amanah’, is targeted Read More →

Google Teams Up with Equity Bank to Launch Travel Payment Card: BebaPay

Google has teamed up with Equity Bank, the largest bank in East Africa, to launch BebaPay, a payment card that makes it easier and more convenient to pay for bus Read More →

evriPay brings Double Secure eCommerce to Kenya

evriPay, the African based merchant account provider, announced that it’s eCommerce services are now available to online merchants in Kenya. evriPay will allow Kenyan online merchants to accept Visa and MasterCard payments from Read More →

Consumer Finance Firm Promises Credit Revolution in Kenya

AFB, a consumer finance company headquartered in Mauritius, has today opened a new office in Nairobi, Kenya, in a Ksh250 million capital investment. This development brings the number of afb’s Read More →

I&M Bank partners with MasterCard to launch Kenya’s first multi-currency Prepaid card

I&M Bank has announced a partnership with MasterCard that will see the introduction of the first ever MasterCard branded multi-currency Prepaid travel cards in Sub-Saharan Africa. The I&M MasterCard multi-currency Prepaid Read More →
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