Kenya Commercial Bank and Planet Payment Announce Multi-Currency Processing Agreement

Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB), Eastern Africa’s oldest and largest commercial bank, and Planet Payment, Inc., a leading provider of international and multi-currency transaction services, announced an agreement to launch Pay Read More →

Stanbic Relaunches Revamped Mbeya Branch

Stanbic Bank Tanzania has relaunched its revamped branch in Mbeya in line with its mission to offer better services to its customers. “We are pleased to relaunch a revamped branch Read More →

EMP Processes GTBank Debit and Credit Cards in Kenya

Emerging Markets Payments (EMP), the leading electronic payments processing company in Africa and the Middle East, and Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) announced a processing partnership for debit and credit cards Read More →

Why East Africa Needs Virtual Currency Regulation

At a recent 3 day Commonwealth Virtual Currencies Working Group conference in London, Kenya was represented by Bitpesa, a digital currency financial service firm based in Nairobi. In the Read More →

KCB Signs Deal With GoSwiff to Embed its Cashlite Agenda

KCB in conjunction with GoSwiff - a global mobile commerce and marketing solutions provider- have unveiled a strategic deal to offer a new mobile payment facility targeting Kenyan merchants. The Bank Read More →

Safaricom Opens Up its M-PESA Platform to Developers

Safaricom has opened up its M-PESA platform to allow local and international developers to come up with next-generation applications that will work with the most preferred mobile money solution. By availing Read More →

SimbaPay Announces Instant Deposit Service to all Choice Bank Accounts in Kenya

SimbaPay a leading digital money transfer provider announced the expansion of its free instant deposit service to Choice Microfinance Bank in Kenya. SimbaPay has partnered with Choice Microfinance Bank Read More →

Airbnb Plans to Expand Further Across African Continent

Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, announced that its CEO, Brian Chesky will attend GES 2015 to meet with entrepreneurs from around the world and explore the sharing economy’s Read More →

Equity Bank Launches New Mobile Payment and Banking Platform

Equity Bank Group launched Equitel, a new mobile payment and banking platform for its customers –that officially brings to the fore the convergence between mobile and banking services in Kenya. The Read More →

New Direct-to-Mobile-Wallet Allows International Money Transfer to Kenya and Niger

IDT Corporation announced that its flagship Boss Revolution international money transfer service has launched a direct-to-mobile-wallet service to Kenya and Niger. Customers can now send money directly from any Boss Read More →
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