Airtel Kenya ring-fences operations, separates mobile money unit
Central Bank of Kenya confirms development, says it will lead to better customer service.
Oct 11, 2022
Central Bank of Kenya (CBK)
Sep 19, 2022
CBK ushers in new chapter in FinTech regulation
Regulator issues ten licences to providers of digital lending services.
Sep 19, 2022
Kenya tightens grip on digital credit industry
Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) looks to crack down on high interest rates, abuse of personal private information and unethical debt collection services.
Jul 28, 2022
Kenya says Flutterwave, Chipper Cash not licensed to operate
Central bank singles out companies for allegedly flouting regulations.
Feb 10, 2022
Kenya devises blueprint to adopt CBDC
Consideration to introduce a CBDC in the payments system in Kenya would be earmarked at “cost reduction, interoperability and enhancing cross border” payments.
Oct 29, 2021
Kenya: Mobile Pay Limited falls foul of regulator
Situation reflects increased pressure on smaller operators to continue to compete in country’s mobile money services market.
Apr 16, 2020
Kenya’s unregulated digital lenders must go it alone
Central Bank bans service providers from engaging with Credit Reference Bureaus.
Jul 16, 2019
Kenya's Central Bank looks to rein in mobile money lenders
Authorities concerned over risk of money laundering and financial support for terrorism.
Aug 28, 2018
Mobile digital lenders flood Kenya's finance market
Senior executive from African Guarantee Fund says there is a US$155 billion funding gap for SMEs in Africa.
Apr 13, 2018
Kenya's Central Bank gives mobile money interoperability thumbs up
Interoperability is expected to be in place this week after a successful pilot project undertaken by Safaricom's M-Pesa and Airtel Money in January.
Nov 14, 2017
Central Bank of Kenya issues cyber security ultimatum
Local financial institutions have until 30 November to submit relevant strategies, policies and framework.
Dec 17, 2015
Bitcoin looks to further disrupt East Africa's mobile money market
Central Bank of Kenya comments on cryptocurrency, while legal wrangling involving BitPesa, Safaricom, M-Pesa and Lipisha continues.
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