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Kipochi launches first Bitcoin wallet in Africa with M-Pesa integration

Kipochi Ltd has launched a groundbreaking solution that allows people to send/receive BitCoin and convert it to and from an M-Pesa balance. This enables Kenyans to receive money transfers from the Read More →

StanChart To Launch Islamic Banking In Kenya, Indonesia

Standard Chartered Plc will start offering Islamic banking in Kenya as a springboard into the rest of Africa and it may expand services in Indonesia, its global head of Islamic Read More →

Safaricom Introduces Lipa Na M-Pesa Service

M-PESA, the flagship brand of the leading integrated communications service provider Safaricom Limited, has now set its sights on the medium and small entreprises with the launch of Lipa Na Read More →

Aftab Currency Extends its Remittance Network to Kenya, Nigeria and Cameroon

Aftab Currency Exchange, a remittance and foreign exchange brand with a presence in three continents, has strengthened its bonds with Airtel Communications, a leader in global payments services to extend Read More →

Drivers of Mobile Payment Adoption: Comparing Kenya and Tanzania

Professor Dan Horne, Chief Knowledge Officer at Gx, in conjunction with Dionne Nickerson of Providence College,  has recently published a white paper called ‘Understanding the Drivers of Mobile Payment Adoption: Read More →

Online Transactions – Public Key ICT Infrastructure for Kenya

The government through the Kenya ICT board, Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) and Directorate of E-government, held a forum with stakeholders to sensitise them on what it will take to Read More →

MasterCard Launches Training Centre To Enhance Payments Industry Skills Development in Kenya

MasterCard announced the launch of a brand new training facility in Kenya to empower the financial services ecosystem with knowledge on various aspects of cashless payments in order to boost Read More →

National Bank of Kenya Rebrands, Unveils New Growth Strategy

National Bank of Kenya has re-branded itself as part of a new strategy aimed at transforming it into one of the top tier banks in the country in the next Read More →

Equity Bank Appoints Chief Officer of Finance, Innovation and Technology

Equity Bank has notified the NSE, Capital Markets Authority and CBK of its decision to reorganize its finance function both at the Group level as well as the Kenyan subsidiary. Read More →

Standard Chartered Kenya Reports Profits of KShs 2.7 Billion for the period ended 31 March 2013

Standard Chartered Kenya has announced a pre-tax profit of KShs 2.7 billion for the period ended 31 March 2013. Total income remained flat at KShs 5.4 billion with loans and Read More →
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