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PayPal, Safaricom and TransferTo Announce Collaboration in Kenya

PayPal and Safaricom announced a revolutionary collaboration that enables Kenyans to seamlessly move money between their M-PESA and PayPal accounts. The new service eliminates significant barriers that have hindered consumers Read More →

Barclays Launches Visa Signature Card in Kenya

Barclays Bank Kenya has partnered with Visa to introduce the premium Signature credit card in Kenya targeting the growing number of affluent domestic and international travellers. Visa Signature has been created Read More →

NIC Bank Becomes First in East Africa to Implement Modern NCR Interactive ATMs

NIC Bank Kenya has partnered with NCR Corporation a global provider of omni-channel solutions, to launch NCR Interactive Teller, an innovative ATM-based technology that not only lets people talk to Read More →

I&M Bank and Visa Kenya Partner for New Card Offering

I&M Bank has partnered with Visa Kenya to launch the I&M Bank Visa Infinite Credit Card and the I&M Visa Platinum Debit Card in Kenya for its Premium clients. Both cards Read More →

Mastercard and M-KOPA Unveil Payment Technology to Extend pay-as-you-go Solar Program in Africa

Mastercard and M-KOPA have entered into a partnership that will provide Africans living without electricity a simple way to light up their homes and businesses. M-KOPA, which already provides affordable, safe Read More →

UnionPay QRC Product Debuts in Africa Region

UnionPay and KCB jointly announced that they are bringing QRC Payments to the people of Kenya. UnionPay International is accelerating the promotion of UnionPay QR code payment in markets outside Read More →

CBK Governor Dr. Patrick Njoroge is 2018 Central Banker of the Year in Africa

The Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, Dr. Patrick Njoroge, has been recognised as the Central Banker of the Year, Africa by the prestigious The Banker Magazine, a publication Read More →

Barclays Africa Group and Frontclear Partner to Develop Africa’s Interbank Markets

Barclays Africa Group Limited (BAGL) has signed a 2-year agreement to provide financial support to the Frontclear Technical Assistance Programme (FTAP) through the latter’s Partnership Facility. The contribution reflects the Read More →

Mastercard Launches Kionect for Nairobi’s Smallest Shopkeepers

Mastercard has unveiled Kionect, a digital ordering system that empowers small kiosk owners in Nairobi to order and pay for products from wholesalers via SMS. Orders submitted via a feature Read More →

Using Prepaid Cards to Encourage Electronic Payments in Kenya

When we talk about payments technology in Kenya, we usually start with the mobile device. There is no doubt that mobile is a successful tool for offering access to financial Read More →

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