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Equity Bank’s Innovation Led Growth Lifts The Group’s Performance

Equity Bank Kenya continued to demonstrate resilience against the banking sector turbulence attributed to the failure of 3 banks late last year that resulted in uncertainty in addition to the Read More →

Banks, Mobile Money Agents Drive Up Financial Inclusion in Tanzania

Commercial banks and mobile money agents are key drivers in expanding and promoting financial services and inclusion, particularly in the rural areas, which are financially underserved. The increase and improvement of mobile Read More →

Equity Bank Spreads its Wings to Zanzibar

This brings to fourteen the total number of branches spread across Tanzania. The new branch will act as a gateway to tap into the vast investment opportunities found in the Read More →

National Microfinance Bank in Tanzania to Support Telkoms Money Agents

National Microfinance Bank (NMB) has partnered with Airtel and Tigo to support availability of cash and e-money for the telecoms agents to run their business smoothly. The partnership seeks to help Tigo Read More →

Ecobank Takes a Step Closer to Reaching its 100 Million Customer Ambition by Partnering with Mastercard

The Ecobank Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mastercard to roll-out Masterpass QR, a mobile payment solution, across 33 African countries. This new agreement will give Ecobank Read More →

First National Bank Tanzania Sets to Go for Point of Sale

The First National Bank Tanzania (FNB) has launched a point of sales (POS) in Dar es Salaam as a move to enhance proper use of bank cards. According to the statement released Read More →

National Microfinance Bank Touts Digital Banking

National Microfinance Bank (NMB) has said an efficient use of digital banking will facilitate easy access to banking services for all Tanzanians and increase financial inclusion. The NMB’s Managing Director Ms Ineke Read More →

Partnership Boosts Development of Rwanda’s Digital Payment Ecosystem

Mastercard and Guaranty Trust Bank Rwanda Ltd (GTBank Rwanda) are building on their long-standing partnership in Rwanda by introducing a suite of digital payment solutions, aimed at extending the demand Read More →

Equity Bank Unveils A Customer Led Digital Bank

“Customers’ banking trends have declared the death of the bank branch as transaction channel, as they increasingly embrace self-service technology platforms that give them freedom, choice and control.” Dr. James Read More →

KCB Reviews KCB M-PESA, Cuts Rates And Resumes Lending On The Mobile Platform

KCB Bank has enhanced the capacity of its flagship mobile platform KCB MPESA, cut interest rates and resumed lending on the product, effectively boosting the lender’s financial technology agenda. KCB Group Read More →
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