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Kenya licenses first online forex entity

Kenya licenses first online forex entity

CMA approves UK registered firm Execution Point Limited.

Opera launches OPay in Kenya

Opera launches OPay in Kenya

Company says web platform is part of its US$100m investment in Africa's digital economy.

Youtap launches mobile money QR code solution for Africa, Asia

Youtap launches mobile money QR code solution for Africa, Asia

Smartphone penetration across the emerging markets is increasing significantly.

Safaricom launches voice activated M-Pesa transaction

Safaricom launches voice activated M-Pesa transaction

Telco says latest development designed to assist visually impaired.

Safaricom unveils new API platform for developers

Safaricom unveils new API platform for developers

Telecommunications services provider launches a modified API platform for developers to easily tap into their services.

Nairobi-based fintech company Lendable raises US$6.5m funding

Nairobi-based fintech company Lendable raises US$6.5m funding

New round of funding will be used to expand services to Tanzania, Rwanda and at least one other market, while expanding its line of products.

Kenyan lending start-up disburses US$4mn in loans

Kenyan lending start-up disburses US$4mn in loans

Branch has also established a foundation in neighbouring country Tanzania.

Safaricom launches NFC payment solution for M-Pesa

Safaricom launches NFC payment solution for M-Pesa

1Tap system will connect various devices to payment platform.

Kenya: Visa, JamboPay partner to enable mVisa Payments

Kenya: Visa, JamboPay partner to enable mVisa Payments

The partnership is key to Visa's strategy to expand merchant acceptance for mVisa in Kenya.

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What the future could look like for Safaricom's M-Pesa

Telco says newly upgraded M-Pesa platform will provide capabilities suited for a digital era to be launched over the next few months.

Visa-led partnership in Kenya enables free domestic P2P transactions

Visa-led partnership in Kenya enables free domestic P2P transactions

The partnership includes nine Kenyan banks that enable the use of mVisa.