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TSYS Supports EMV Campaign in Kenya

TSYS announced that it supports Paynet, one of Kenya’s leading financial services providers to issuers and acquirers, in its ‘Great Migration to EMV Chip Card’ campaign. Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Read More →

State Law Office of Kenya Partners with Safaricom for Mobile Payments

The State Law Office of Kenya has entered into a partnership with Safaricom to automate some of its services. The KSh 14 million contract will see Safriacom providing it's M-Pesa platform Read More →

Postal Corporation of Kenya to Handle all Public Sector Payments

The Kenyan government has put forward a plan to have all public sector payments made through the Postal Corporation of Kenya. This was announced at the launch of Posta Pesa, Read More →

Airtel Partners with Equity Bank and First Bank for Mobile Payments

Airtel Networks limited has entered into a partnership with Equity Bank in Kenya and First Bank of Nigeria that will offer comprehensive mobile commerce solutions to their customers in Kenya Read More →

Paynet Partners with MasterCard to Drive Local Migration to EMV Cards

MasterCard has signed a deal with regional card processor Paynet Group to partner in a local initiative geared towards encouraging the switch from magnetic strip to EMV cards. Dubbed “The Great Migration Read More →

Equity Bank’s Focus on Innovation Boosts First Half Year 2013 Profit

Regional banking group, Equity Bank's reduction of interest rates by 700 bps from 25% to 18% has paid off by growing its loan book by Kshs 11 billion to Kshs Read More →

Kenyan University Partners with MasterCard & Equity Bank to Launch Alumni Card

Kenyatta University has unveiled a new prepaid, PayPass™-enabled card for its alumni body. The KU Alumni Card allows alumni to enjoy discounts with selected partners, ranging from hotels, bookshops and Read More →

ATM Security Takes Centre Stage At Diebold Conference in Kenya

The rising threat of automated teller machine (ATM) fraud, and the innovative technology solutions that financial institutions could adopt to address security challenges, will dominate discussion at tomorrow’s conference in Read More →

Launch of SpotCash to Facilitate Money Transfers to M-Pesa

Tangazoletu Limited recently launched one of its products 'Spot Cash' at the Hotel Starbucks in Karatina town of Central province, Kenya. Speaking during the event, the company's Technical Director Chris Gathingu, Read More →

Kipochi launches first Bitcoin wallet in Africa with M-Pesa integration

Kipochi Ltd has launched a groundbreaking solution that allows people to send/receive BitCoin and convert it to and from an M-Pesa balance. This enables Kenyans to receive money transfers from the Read More →

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