Pesalink officially lauched at Ksh2.5 billion mark

The Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) through its fully owned financial technologies firm -Integrated Payment Services Limited (IPSL)-has today officially launched PesaLink, a bank-to-bank money transfer platform, after a four-month pilot phase. The flagship product for IPSL was officially launched this morning by National Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Henry Rotich among other players in the local financial

Telkom Kenya drops Orange tag and rebrands to Telkom Kenya

Early last year Helios Investment Partners was given the green light to purchase majority shares in Telkcom Kenya. After the purchase went through, Telkcom Kenya started prioritizing the use of Telkcom Kenya in press releases and other public communications, but the name change had not been made official as part of the deal allowed Telkcom Kenya


NGOs urged to lead the way on sustainable development goals

M-PESA and Safaricom foundations today held a forum with their partners from the Mt Kenya and North Eastern region to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals where they asked NGOs to play a critical role in localizing the goals. The SDGs are a new universal set of goals, targets, and indicators aimed at ending poverty, protecting

Ugandan pipeline to pass through Tanzania and not Kenya

Uganda and Tanzania signed an agreement on their proposed $3.55 billion crude export pipeline on Friday, a key milestone for the project, which is expected to start pumping Ugandan oil to international markets in three years. An official at Uganda’s Ministry of Energy said the agreement covered terms on tax incentives for the project, implementation