Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) News

Safaricom's M-PESA

The battle between Africa's mobile phone companies and banks is a boon for financial inclusion

Another week and another bank in Africa is entering the mobile money space.

Joshua Oigara, CEO, KCB

Kenya's KCB sees growth from new M-PESA-based mobile phone accounts, says CEO Joshua Oigara

Kenya’s largest lender KCB has launched a new service that allows depositors to open mobile phone-based accounts, which it’s CEO said could make up to nearly a third of its business in two years.

Innovative credit scoring in Africa uses mobile phone usage and social media activity to measure creditworthiness of individual borrowers

Innovative credit scoring in Africa uses mobile phone usage and social media activity to measure creditworthiness of individual borrowers

In yet another example of how mobile technology is revolutionizing service delivery in Sub-Saharan Africa …

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya's President Kenyatta said to be considering Haron Sirima as next Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya

Haron Sirima, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, is the favorite to succeed current Governor, Njuguna Ndung’u, when his term expires on March 3, according to two people with knowledge of the discussions.

Mobile money use in Africa

Mobile money in Africa: The next generation

Africa has forged a reputation as a global leader in mobile financial services.

Rene Meza, CEO, Vodacom Tanzania

Vodacom says 250,000 sign up for M-Pawa service - Rene Meza, CEO, Vodacom Tanzania

Vodacom Tanzania says more than 250,000 users have registered for the M-Pawa service with over 50,000 customers making a total saving of TZS 1.2 billion and growing, three weeks after the launch.