Sustainable Account in Africa – Standard Chartered Kenya

Standard Chartered Kenya has today announced the launch of its first Sustainable Account in Africa, in response to growing momentum in the sustainable finance arena. Aligned to Standard Chartered’s commitment to enhance access to sustainable finance, the Sustainable Account provides clients an opportunity to participate in sustainable development by having surplus cash referenced against Standard

Shaping the Future of Banking in Africa With EFT Corporation

Last year, the World Economic Forum called Africa the “world leader” in digital and mobile banking. There’s no doubt that banking in Africa has undergone significant changes in the last few years and that it will continue to change and grow in the coming years. How can business leaders prepare for this? How has the

Absa Bank Partners With Visa to Launch Superior Card Payment Offering for Travel Agents and Businesses

Absa Bank Kenya, in collaboration with Visa, a world leader in digital payments, has introduced the Visa Commercial Choice Programme, a new Corporate Card solution targeting members affiliated with the Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA), allowing them the benefits of automation, flexibility and better cash flow management. Under this partnership, travel agents under KATA

Unlimit Secures Payments Licence in Tanzania and Further Expands Presence in Africa

Unlimit, the global fintech company, today announced its entry into the Tanzanian market and the receival of the Bank of Tanzania (“BOT”) licence, marking another significant step in the company’s expansion within the region. The approval of Unlimit as an authorised payment service provider by the BOT will allow the fintech to provide a range

ACCOSCA and Visa Launch a Project to Boost Financial Inclusion in Kenya and Tanzania

In a bid to improve the access and usage of formal financial services among underserved communities and small businesses in Kenya and Tanzania, ACCOSCA (the African Confederation of Co-operative Savings and Credit Associations) and Visa, a global leader in digital payments, have partnered to launch the Financial Inclusion in Kenya and Tanzania (FIKT) project. The

Standard Chartered Kenya Refreshes Focus on Growing Medium Enterprises Segment

Standard Chartered Kenya has announced a comprehensive suite of products for the Medium Enterprise segment as it responds to increasing demand for more sophisticated needs from its clients. The Bank will leverage its strong global network to serve the clients, tapping into enhance demand for trade in key corridors across Africa, Middle East, Asia, and

SA stands to win big from open banking – with the right attitude – Network International

The benefits of open banking have been spoken about within the global banking sector for some years now. While some local banks have already made concerted efforts to embrace the innovation opportunities that come with open banking, global payments as a service (PaaS) specialist, Network International, believes there is room for a more collaborative mindset

European Investment Bank Partners With Central Bank of Kenya to Unlock Climate Finance

The European Investment Bank and the Central Bank of Kenya today launched a new climate finance best practice initiative to strengthen engagement by Kenyan financial institutions to finance climate-related investment, enable commercial banks to mobilize climate finance essential to achieving a net zero economy and strengthening the climate resilience of the Kenyan financial systems. The

Mastercard and Join Forces to Equip Kenya’s Disadvantaged Youth With Essential Professional Skills

Mastercard and – an independent UK and US registered charity working to promote education and employment among youth in Kenya and Uganda – have joined hands to empower young people with the essential skills needed to thrive in today’s competitive job market. Primary school in Kenya and Uganda is free but secondary school fees,

KCB & Mastercard Unveil World Elite Credit Cards

KCB Bank Kenya has partnered with global payments technology company, Mastercard, to roll out the World Elite Exclusive Credit Card that will offer premium and private banking customers a range of market-exclusive benefits, privileges, and experiences. This collaboration marks a significant milestone for the Bank as it is another strong step in building a world-class