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Government Of Rwanda Dedicated To Promote Its Move To A Cashless Economy

The Government of Rwanda and Mastercard have reaffirmed their shared commitment to the development of strong digital platforms to meet the needs of the country’s citizens and work towards Rwanda’s Read More →

Equitel To Boost Government Revenues in Kenya By Digitizing Payments

Equitel has introduced an EazzyPay Paybill number 206206 on the eCitizen platform that will allow for the payment of driving license fees, name, land searches, passport application and business permits. Nyeri, Read More →

Kenyan President Gives Vote of Confidence for the Huduma Card in Driving Financial Inclusion

The Kenyan Government has provided a vote of confidence in the implementation of the Huduma Card in the country, and its role in driving financial inclusion. The announcement was highlighted Read More →

Mastercard $1 Million Grant Set To Ignite Business Growth In Rwanda

In support of Rwanda’s Sustainable Development Goals, the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth has confirmed its commitment to a grant of up to USD$1 million over three years to Read More →

COMESA Banks’ Governors Push for Regional Payment and Settlement System

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Committee of Governors of Central Banks wants all COMESA member countries to fully utilize the Regional Payment and Settlement System. In their 22nd Read More →

Innervation enables POS integrated M-Pesa Payments in Kenya

Innervation announced that it had successfully processed the first POS integrated M-Pesa payment transaction for a Kenyan hospitality Merchant. The M-Pesa mobile  payment system is the most popular payment method Read More →

Digitising The Agriculture Value Chain For The Benefit Of East Africa’s Economies

Agriculture is more than just a sector in East Africa: it is the backbone of the region’s economies. In Kenya, for instance, about 80 percent of the workforce participates Read More →

Sage Announces The Launch Of Sage One Payroll In Kenya

Sage the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR and payment systems, announced that Sage One Payroll will be available in Kenya from 3 April. The Read More →

Kenyans Abroad Are The Biggest Senders Of Mobile To Mobile Remittances

To mark the 10th anniversary of ground-breaking mobile money service M-PESA, WorldRemit  has released new data showing that the Kenyan diaspora is the biggest sender of digital remittances Read More →

Kenyans Abroad are the Biggest Senders of Mobile to Mobile Remittances

To mark the 10th anniversary of ground-breaking mobile money service M-PESA, WorldRemit has released new data showing that the Kenyan diaspora is the biggest sender of digital remittances to Read More →
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