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Africa’s First UnionPay Payroll Card and Student Card Issued in Kenya

UnionPay has been an international payment brand recognised by local consumers and institutions. UnionPay International recently announced that the partnership to issuing the first ever 300,000 payroll cards and student Read More →

E-commerce Expected to Create Local and International Opportunities for Kenyan SMEs

Kenyan SME must embrace e-commerce as a strategy to grow their business, increase capacity and eventually attract long term financing. Business and corporate leaders meeting during the E-Commerce Kenya Conference held Read More →

United Bank for Africa: Kenya Reports a Notable 185% Growth in Profit after Tax for the Full Year Ending 31 December 2018

United Bank for Africa, Kenya has announced its results for the period ending December 31, 2018 registering a 185% growth in Profit After Tax, overcoming a challenging macroeconomic and business Read More →

Standard Chartered Maintains its Momentum as it Introduces More Digitally-Led Retail Banks in Africa

The Bank has launched its digital services in Tanzania and Ghana following successful roll-outs in Côte d’Ivoire and Uganda.

Standard Chartered has announced it has completed a simultaneous multi-market launch Read More →

Access, Diamond Bank Says Not Worried About Telco Led Financial Inclusion

Kenya’s Safaricom, the telecommunication company that is driving the country’s financial inclusion through mobile money is bigger than most of the country’s banks. Investigation by Businessday revealed that some Nigerian banks Read More →

Mastercard Meets with CBK Governor to Discuss Kenya’s Digital Payment Ecosystem

As part of his visit to Kenya, Tim Murphy, General Counsel at Mastercard met with Patrick Ngugi Njoroge, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya to discuss their shared commitment Read More →

Western Union Powers Safaricom’s M-PESA Mobile Wallet to Send Money Globally

Safaricom, Kenya’s leading mobile network operator and provider of M-PESA, a leading mobile wallet, and the Western Union Company, a leader in cross-border and cross-currency money movement, have joined forces Read More →

UnionPay Belt and Road Commercial Card debuts at Canton Fair

UnionPay International announced today it has signed an agreement with Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB), the largest bank in Kenya, at Canton Fair, also known as The China Import and Export Read More →

Juniper Research: Mobile Transactions in Emerging Markets Drive Financial Inclusion

A new study from Juniper Research forecasts that the use of mobile devices to make retail and store payments will act as a driver for financial inclusion of the unbanked Read More →

Visa and Branch in Microcredit Partnership

Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, and international mobile financial services firm Branch have announced a partnership under which Branch will offer custom financing to merchants who accept payment Read More →

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