NilePay mobile money launches in South Sudan

NilePay PLC has partnered with Zain South Sudan to launch the first licensed mobile money service in South Sudan dubbed NilePay Mobile...

Safaricom interim CEO Michael Joseph to focus on expanding M-Pesa beyond...

Michael Joseph took over the helm of the telco after the death of Bob Collymore in July, but he was the founding CEO of Safaricom for 10 years before Collymore took over in 2014.

Four Kenyan Fintech products that President Kenyatta flaunted at the #AfroAsiaFintechFestival

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday officially opened the two-day AfroAsia Fintech Festival at the Kenya School of Monetary Study. The festival brought together 2,000 delegates...

Zain Telecom unveils first mobile money service in South Sudan

Zain telecoms South Sudan and Trinity Technologies have partnered to provide the first mobile money service in South Sudan. The service is dabbed m-gurush which...

Why Safaricom is projecting DigiFarm will eclipse M-Pesa in 5 years

Safaricom Chief Financial Services Officer Sitoyo Lopokoiyit is betting on the telco's mobile agriculture platform ‘Digifarm’ to outpace M-Pesa in performance in the next...

Kenya and Singapore sign digital infrastructure deal at inaugural Afro-Asia FinTech...

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) have inked a FinTech Cooperation Agreement to support digital infrastructure development...

Safaricom announces Sh5 million boost towards Inaugural Afro-Asia Fintech Festival

Safaricom has announced a Sh5 Million sponsorship towards the inaugural Afro-Asia FinTech Festival 2019- ‘Fintech in the Savannah’ which will be co-hosted by the Central...

KCB Bank commits Sh10m for AfroAsia FinTech Festival

KCB Group has announced its participation and sponsorship of the inaugural AfroAsia Fintech Festival to be held at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies...

EY index finds 64pc of consumers use FinTech: factors driving rapid...

Financial technology (FinTech) adoption among consumers has nearly doubled over the past 18 months, according to the latest EY Global FinTech Adoption Index, and...

Kenyans moved Sh1.78 trillion via mobile money between Jan and May...

The value of mobile money transactions for the first five months of 2019 hit Sh1.788 trillion, averaging Sh357 billion per month, according to numbers...

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