Kenya Mobile Cash Industry

Kenya’s Digital Gold Rush: Unlocking the Financial Markets Potential using Mobile Phones

The Mobile Revolution Kenya, with over 32 million smartphones in use, is undergoing a financial transformation. Mobile money platforms like M-Pesa have revolutionized transactions, allowing many Kenyans to save, send, and receive payments without traditional banking. This change has been pivotal for 44% of the population previously excluded from formal banking services. Now, a new…

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Mpesa Dahabshill Agreement

M-Pesa and Dahabshiil Forge Landmark Deal to Simplify Remittances for Ethiopians Abroad

M-Pesa, a leading mobile money service, has signed an agreement with Dahabshiil, a major money transfer firm, to facilitate direct remittances to Ethiopia. This move is set to enhance financial inclusion and ease the money transfer process for Ethiopians living abroad. Convenient RemittancesThe collaboration aims to simplify how the Ethiopian diaspora sends money home, offering…

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African Cross Border Fintech

Transforming Africa’s Cross-Border Payments: A Bold New Approach

Transferring money between African countries can be incredibly frustrating. High fees, poor infrastructure, and security risks plague both individuals and businesses engaged in intra-African trade. Fintechs, banks, and mobile network operators (MNOs) are striving to improve cross-border payments in Africa. Innovations like blockchain, real-time transfers, and better national settlement systems are paving the way for…

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