Digital banking

How digitization will continue to support Bank growth in Kenya

Kenya leads the continent in mobile banking penetration. Its success was due to a dominant mobile operator, the high mobile phone penetration vs. low banking penetration, a large low-income rural population and a cash-based...

GSMA certification, what this means for Kenya

It is the thirteenth day of October 2009. Prof Njuguna Ndung'u, who was the then Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) boss, has been invited to launch the M-PESA International Money Transfer Service. The service which had...
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Fortunes change for a Meru Digi-farmer

Scattered-rainfall patterns caused by the rain shadow of Mt Kenya had led one Geoffery Kimathi, now a mixed farmer in Meru County to plant only maize and beans. He was reluctant to the idea...

The VAR World Cup

The video-assisted referee (VAR), according to a Telegraph article, is meant to assist the referee to make decisions that may have skipped his attention during a match, or correct the wrong ones he makes. The...

SEACOM upgrades its SEACOM Subsea Cable System to 1.5Tbps

Telecom firm SEACOM has upgraded its key submarine network system from its Southern and Eastern African coastline landings into Europe at a total capacity of 1.5Tbps. The current upgrade is adding 500G of new capacity...