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Equity Wins SME Bank of the Year at the Global SME Finance Awards Gala

For the third consecutive year, Equity has won the 2020 SME Bank of the year – Africa Award at the Global SME Finance Awards virtual Gala. The win, in the Read More →

Prime Bank Launches SimbaPay – International Money Transfer Service

Through SimbaPay, Prime Bank customers will now be able to instantly and securely send money directly to bank accounts or mobile wallets Prime Bank, a leading private bank in Kenya, has Read More →

phos and Stanchion Collaborate to Connect Merchants in Africa to the Contactless Digital Payment Ecosystem via their Existing Android Mobile Devices

Partnership is a game-changer in enabling contactless acceptance for smaller merchants across the continent

phos, the fintech behind the first-ever software-only Point of Sale (SoftPOS), and Stanchion Payment Solutions, Read More →

4G Capital and Citi Collaborate to Strengthen Financial Inclusion in Kenya

As part of the collaboration, 4G Capital and Citi will work to address the inventory finance needs of last-mile distributors of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCGs) 4G CAPITAL GROUP Limited, Citi, U.S. Read More →

Equity Ranks Position 7 in the list of Top 10 Banks in Africa in The Banker’s Top 100 African Banks 2020

Equity becomes the 1st bank in Eastern and Central Africa to achieve this milestone paving way for EastAfrican banks to play in the league of big banks with South Africa, North Read More →

Micro and Small Enterprises Authority (MSEA) and Equity Sign MOU Aimed at Promoting the Growth of MSEs in Kenya

MSE Associations under MSEA will benefit from financial empowerment, advisory services and capacity building Micro and Small Enterprises Authority (MSEA) and Equity have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will Read More →

Mastercard Study Highlights the Digital Divide that Needs to be Addressed to Power Gig Economy Growth in East Africa

  • Gig work drives economic growth by facilitating economic opportunities and improving livelihoods
  • Over 80% of respondents in Mastercard survey in Kenya said instant payments when a job is finished Read More →

UnionPay International Partners with Interswitch East Africa (Kenya) Ltd to Accelerate Payment Digitalization

UnionPay International (UPI) and Interswitch East Africa (Kenya) Limited announced their partnership today, confirming Interswitch becomes a Third-Party Service Provider (TPSP) for UnionPay International in East Africa. The partnership supports the Read More →

Ambassador Erastus J O Mwencha is Appointed Board Chairman of Equity Bank (Kenya) Ltd

A career diplomat, Ambassador Mwencha takes over from Prof Isaac Macharia who has been appointed Equity Group Board Chairman Equity Bank (Kenya) Ltd Board has appointed Ambassador Erastus Mwencha, as the Read More →

Standard Chartered and Airtel Africa Form Partnership to Drive Financial Inclusion Across Africa

Standard Chartered and Airtel Africa will work together to co-create new, innovative products aimed at enhancing the accessibility of financial services Standard Chartered Bank and Airtel Africa have announced a strategic Read More →

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