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Financial technology key to sustained economic growth for Kenya

Most African countries have a positive economic outlook, largely due to the positive performance of traditional sectors. This is according to the Institute of...

Is open banking the key to transformation of digital financial services?

Over the years, Kenya has emerged as a country highly vibrant in the fintech space; but in a world where evolution is a constant,...

FSIs and Fintechs collaboration on the rise

According to a recently released white paper by DLA Piper, Financial Services organizations reported that 52 per cent engaged with FinTechs in the last...

East Africa Fintech summit advisory board launched

Ahead of the second annual East Africa Fintech Summit, CIO East Africa; the organising body, has officially launched the advisory board that will assist...

Lessons Kenya can learn on fintech Innovation

The efficiency, convenience and reach of financial services has been significantly enhanced by the development of the fintech industry. Today, services including payments, insurance,...

Board approves €7 million investment in Partech Africa Fund

The African Development Bank’s efforts to channel critical investment funding to Africa’s entrepreneurs received a big boost on Thursday in Abidjan, where the Bank’s...

Visa appoints Marianne Mwaniki as Senior VP of Social Impact

Visa has announced that Marianne Mwaniki, former managing director, individual clients Africa, at Standard Chartered, has joined the company as senior vice president of...

Ecobank announces the 11 finalists of its Fintech Challenge 2018

Ecobank, has announced the finalists for the 2nd edition of the annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge, a competition for Africa-focused technology start-ups. The list includes...

4 Kenyan startups make it to final round of Visa’s Everywhere...

Leading fintech companies from the dynamic Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) technology startup community have made it to the finals of Visa’s Everywhere Initiative, a global...

MyBucks secures funding for SME finance in Uganda

Frankfurt-listed FinTech, MyBucks S.A., today announced that it had secured a term loan facility arranged by Symbiotics S.A to finance SME lending in Uganda. The...

Cassava Fintech and Comviva win the East Africa Com Award 2018

Cassava Fintech and Comviva have jointly won the East Africa Com Award in “FintechInnovation Award” category for EcoCash Merchant Payments powered by mobiquity Money. The award was presented recently at...

Fintech summit advisory board makes last call for registrations ahead monumental...

With the eagerly awaited Fintech Summit 2018 set to kick off in Nairobi, Kenya tomorrow the events advisory board, consisting of major players in...

CBK Governor confirms his participation at Fintech Summit 2018

Dr. Patrick Njoroge, Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor has today formally confirmed his participation at Kenya’s premier Fintech Summit slated on 29th – 30th May, 2018 in Nairobi. The summit...

Ecobank launches fintech challenge competition for African start-ups

Ecobank has announced that they are currently welcoming submissions from all start-ups and developers in any of Africa’s 54 countries to enter its 2018...

East Africa based MMOs among 1st to be certified by GSMA

Three Mobile Money Operators (MMOs) from East Africa, Safaricom (Kenya), Tigo (Tanzania) and Vodacom (Tanzania), are among the first MMOs globally to become certified;...

$1 billion in transactions processed on Ecobank mobile app in Africa

The Ecobank Mobile App has processed 9 million transactions worth over $1 billion since its launch; less than 18 months ago. Ade Ayeyemi, Ecobank Group...

Centenary Bank launches eMobile loans service

Kampala based Centenary Bank has partnered with Craft Silicon to promote e-Mobile loans service, on the Cent eMobile banking platform. The service, officially rolled out...

How fintech has forced UK banks to evolve beyond being a...

The established banks are having to move beyond being utility providers by regulations like open banking and the continued challenge from innovative fintech providers. Speaking...

FINCA boosts digital financial inclusion drive in Tanzania

Efforts to bolster digital financial inclusion in Tanzania and indeed other countries in Africa have received a boost following a productive conference organized by...

Fintech companies using digital technology to score the creditworthiness of people...

Fintech companies are using digital technology to score the creditworthiness of people in emerging markets, potentially enabling millions of people in East Africa to...
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