M-Shwari 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.

Mobile money in Tanzania - Catching up to Kenya

The next Kenya? Tanzania's mobile money revolution (Infographic)

With the rapid spread of digital financial services, many in the wider public are now familiar with mobile money and have some idea of what it is.

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 …

James Mwangi, CEO, Equity Bank

Equity Bank-Airtel Partnership and Other Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) Compete for Mobile Money Share in Africa with Established Players

Mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) are set to shake things up and challenge established players in the African telecom market.