PayPal becomes first foreign firm to get Chinese Payments License

PayPal has become the first foreign firm to get an online payments license in China after buying a 70% stake in Guofubao Information Technology Co (GoPay). In...

HF launches Kenya’s first WhatsApp Banking allowing customers to transact via...

HF has launched the HF WhatsApp banking solution to offer customized mobile banking services to its customers, effectively becoming the first bank in the...

Standard Chartered Kenya to launch mobile loan product and QR Pay

StanChart Kenya has announced it is working on a mobile loan product as part of its strategy of accelerating digital penetration. Speaking during the bank’s...

Standard Chartered Bank voted best Consumer Digital Bank in Kenya

Standard Chartered Bank has been named the Best Consumer Digital Bank in Kenya, 2019 by the financial journal, Global Finance. The bank was, in particular, recognized...

Mobile channels push KCB Group Half Year profit to Sh12.7b

An increase in mobile channel activity for the first half of 2019 coupled with the growth of the loan book has seen KCB Group...

Equity bank disbursed 2M loans in six months; 1.9M through Equitel...

Additionally, the number of Eazzypay transactions grew by 101% from 574,000 to 1.5 million transactions. Equity Group half year results...
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KCB Bank Kenya among first companies globally to deploy Whatsapp in...

KCB Bank Kenya has announced a Whatsapp feature that will allow KCB customers to interact with the bank as part of an overall digital...

How Facebook is beating banks at their own game – KCB...

A month ago, Facebook announced that it is planning to release its digital currency dubbed Libra Coin in 2020. If it goes through the regulatory...

FSD Kenya bids farewell to long-serving Director David Ferrand, appoints Tamara...

FSD Kenya has appointed Tamara Cooks as Chief Executive Officer to continue the work of developing and deepening financial inclusion following the exit of...

FinTech leaders gather in Nairobi to discuss finnovation in the banking...

The event brings together international and regional FinTech experts and leaders to deliberate on the lessons and opportunities of leveraging FinTech to boost economic...

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