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How fraudsters "hack" M-PESA in Kenya

How fraudsters trick people into sending them their M-PESA money.

M-PESA's growth and challenges in Kenya

How M-PESA changed how Kenyans transact and some of the challenges it continues to experience.

Ethiopia in discussions to use digital solutions to improve financial inclusion

Ethiopia's new leadership is interested in using digital technologies to improve financial inclusion in the East Afrikan country. This comes after the United Nation's ECA Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe, Ant Financial’s CEO, Eric Jing, and the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) VP and Treasurer, Jingdong Hua, met with President

Kwesé iflix CEO, Mayur Patel, on the NBA Africa Game 2018 and video streaming in Afrika

Earlier this week it was announced that the NBA Africa Game 2018 will be free to view on the Kwesé iflix app. This comes shortly after Kwesé iflix had earlier in 2018 struck a deal with Kenya's Safaricom for data deals for its customers to view 2018 FIFA World Cup

Safaricom is looking at introduce M-Pesa in Ethiopia

Safaricom, Kenya's largest mobile services provider by market share, is involved in advanced talks with Ethiopia's government with a view to introducing the M-Pesa mobile money transfer service in the neighboring east Afrikan country. Although not yet confirmed by either party, several rumors and reports are circulating that talks are

Kenya's mobile money interoperability gets go ahead from central bank

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has given a go ahead that mobile money interoperability can be fully implemented in the eastern Afrikan country. This follows a pilot that kicked off earlier in January 2018 to test mobile money interoperability between Airtel Money and Safaricom's M-PESA. The CBK has said

Kenya's mobile money interoperability pilot kicks off

Kenya has kicked off the mobile money interoperability pilot between Safaricom's M-PESA and Airtel Money. The pilot kicked off on 22 January 2018 and will involve Safaricom's M-PESA and Airtel Money. Present at the pilot's launch was Kenya's ICT Cabinet Secretary (CS), Joe Mucheru, said that it is hoped that