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Airtel Partners with Equity Bank and First Bank for Mobile Payments

Airtel Networks limited has entered into a partnership with Equity Bank in Kenya and First Bank of Nigeria that will offer comprehensive mobile commerce solutions to their customers in Kenya Read More →

Paynet Partners with MasterCard to Drive Local Migration to EMV Cards

MasterCard has signed a deal with regional card processor Paynet Group to partner in a local initiative geared towards encouraging the switch from magnetic strip to EMV cards. Dubbed “The Great Migration Read More →

Equity Bank’s Focus on Innovation Boosts First Half Year 2013 Profit

Regional banking group, Equity Bank's reduction of interest rates by 700 bps from 25% to 18% has paid off by growing its loan book by Kshs 11 billion to Kshs Read More →

Kenyan University Partners with MasterCard & Equity Bank to Launch Alumni Card

Kenyatta University has unveiled a new prepaid, PayPass™-enabled card for its alumni body. The KU Alumni Card allows alumni to enjoy discounts with selected partners, ranging from hotels, bookshops and Read More →

ATM Security Takes Centre Stage At Diebold Conference in Kenya

The rising threat of automated teller machine (ATM) fraud, and the innovative technology solutions that financial institutions could adopt to address security challenges, will dominate discussion at tomorrow’s conference in Read More →

Launch of SpotCash to Facilitate Money Transfers to M-Pesa

Tangazoletu Limited recently launched one of its products 'Spot Cash' at the Hotel Starbucks in Karatina town of Central province, Kenya. Speaking during the event, the company's Technical Director Chris Gathingu, Read More →

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 →
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