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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 →

UBA Group Unveils Facebook Messenger Banking in Kenya

UBA Group has unveiled chat banking in Kenya that enables customers to sign up for accounts, request for a mini statement, fund transfers and check user balance through the Facebook Read More →

Kenyan Startup Takes Home US$50,000 Top Prize from Visa’s Everywhere Initiative SSA Finals

Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, announced a tech startup based in Kenya, Mookh Africa, as the overall winner of its first ever Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) Everywhere Initiative, Read More →

MTN Rwanda Opens Mobile Money Remittance Corridor to Tanzania

Users of MTN Rwanda will now be able to send money to Tanzania via Mobile Money as the telco has opened the mobile-to-mobile remittance service between Rwanda and Tanzania. MTN Mobile Read More →

Salah Goss to lead Mastercard Labs for Financial Inclusion in Kenya

Mastercard has announced that Salah Goss has been appointed as Head of the Mastercard Labs for Financial Inclusion, based in Nairobi, Kenya. Salah brings extensive experience in financial inclusion specializing Read More →

OROBO and OpenWay to Power Cross-Border Money Transfers to West Africa

OROBO, the newly-launched money transfer platform from Saana Holdings, is opening up cross-border remittance and bill-payments into Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Serria-Leone and supporting financial inclusion in West Africa. The WAY4 Read More →

Kenya Power and Lightning Company Token Prices 2018

Kenya Power and Lightning Company has continually had to deal with grievances from most of its consumers about token pricing. The latter challenge has left many electricity users in Kenya Read More →

Mastercard and Unilever Target Micro Entrepreneurs with New Digital Lending Platform

Mastercard and Unilever have announced that they will expand their strategic partnership to help micro entrepreneurs in Africa and other regions overcome the cash constraints that limit their ability to Read More →

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