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EDITORIAL: Why rebasing of the economy can work for us

Understandably, few Kenyans beyond the bureaucratic circles are over the moon after the rebasing of the economy. Despite the 25 per cent rise in the GDP, the common man has nothing to cheer in the short run.That is not to say that there are not benefits ... [Published Business Daily Africa - 3 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Stanbic calls on banks to build customer loyalty

BANKS should be on their toes to build customer loyalty as they are no longer the only ones providing financial services, says Stanbic Bank Zambia.Paul Richards, Stanbic Bank Zambia head of corporate affairs, said commercial banks are seeing a raft of ... [Published Zambia Post - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Vodafone partners with Bharat BPO for railway ticket booking through M-Pesa platform

Tuesday, 30 September 2014Vodafone India has entered into a partnership with Bharat BPO Services Limited, an information service provider to the Indian Railways, to enable online booking of railway tickets through its mobile money transfer and payment ... [Published Tele.net.in - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Trivia: Flipkart has joined hands with PC jeweler, Vodafone and UN for fighting Ebola etc.

E-commerce major Flipkart has joined hands with PC jeweler to create an online portal for online jewelry shopping.Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, addressed the 69 th session of United Nations General Assembly (UGNA) on 27 th September in New York. ... [Published India Infoline - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Vodafone ties up with IRCTC partner

Vodafone India has entered into an agreement with Bharat BPO, a partner of Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corp, to provide online booking of railway tickets through mobile phones. Subscribers can use the GSM operator’s mobile money transfer and ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Uhuru pushes for direct US flights

By EDWIN LIMOMore byIn New YorkPresident Uhuru Kenyatta has personally taken up the negotiations for direct flights to United States of America.This arrangement, if it succeeds, will see Kenya Airways and Amercia’s Delta fly directly between the two ... [Published Daily Nation - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Payment services providers to establish industry lobby group

Payment systems operators may soon form an industry lobby, which will be licensed by the Central Bank, to oversee inter-operations as stipulated in new regulations.The option is contained in the National Payment Systems Regulations 2014 published early ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Major meeting on innovation in Africa to be held in Kenya

NAIROBI – In a move likely to become a defining moment for economic growth in Africa, a major meeting is set to be held in Kenya on September 30th geared towards exploring the role of the state and the private sector in furthering innovation across the ... [Published Zambezian - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Nairobi to rebase economy, gain mid-income status

Kenya will rebase its gross domestic product this week, becoming the third African country after Nigeria and Angola to do so, in a move that is likely to raise its GDP which currently stands at about $37 billion a year. The country wants to have better ... [Published East African - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Cross-border mobile financial services in Africa: the next big opportunity for mobile operators

Mobile financial services continue to grow dramatically in Africa. The number of mobile money wallets has surpassed that of bank accounts in major East African markets including Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. For example, the Central Bank of Kenya reported ... [Published Analysys Mason - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya’s rebasing likely to bump up size of economy

Copyright : APAKenya’s long walk to middle-income status looks set to end in a sudden statistical leap when, according to the statistics office on Thursday, it updates the year it bases its calculations of economic output next Tuesday. GDP estimates for ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Equity Bank's mobile money transfer project hits a snag

Nairobi - The National Assembly's Energy and ICT committee has said the Communication Authority of Kenya (CAK) will be held responsible for any risks incurred by subscribers of Equity Bank's thin SIM money transfer technology.The committee chair who is ... [Published News24 - Sep 25 2014]

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"Zantel cannot comment on shareholders' related matter…please refer all your queries to Etisalat group's corporate communication" said Awaichi Mawalla, Zantel marketing communications manager in a text message
"This partnership will help open up and extend the convenience and efficiency of e-commerce and online services to those unbanked millions who use cash and are otherwise excluded from this eco-system" Vodafone M-Pesa head Suresh Sethi said in a statement
Speaking on this initiative,  Suresh Sethi, Business Head - M-Pesa, Vodafone India  said " We are pleased to further strengthen our service proposition and announce this partnership with BBPO, the exclusive rail sampark partner for IRCTC. This would open up and extend the convenience and efficiency of e-Commerce and online services to those unbanked millions who are operating with cash and are otherwise excluded from this eco-system. This new app based offering empowers our customers to book railway e-tickets, seek PNR status, cancel tickets, get refunds, all at their own convenience, through their mobile handset. We are extending a highly safe and secure technology platform that works even for customers who do not have  an Internet connection."
"If CAK continues with the roll-out plans and the matter is under investigations by Parliament, the Authority will face full consequences if anything goes wrong against subscribers" said Kamau

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Vodacom and Tigo battle for Zantel stake [Published 4 Traders - 19 hours ago]
Trivia: Flipkart has joined hands with PC jewel... [Published India Infoline - Sep 30 2014]
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4th Session of the eleventh National Assembly [Published Zambia Post - Sep 30 2014]
Vodafone ties up with IRCTC partner [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 29 2014]
Vodafone M-Pesa ties up with railways arm for t... [Published Press Trust of India - Sep 29 2014]
Vodafone M-Pesa ties up with railways arm for t... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 29 2014]
Access all new areas [Published Banking Technology - Sep 29 2014]
Vodafone M-PESA facilitates online railway book... [Published India Infoline - Sep 29 2014]
Payment services providers to establish industr... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 29 2014]
Major meeting on innovation in Africa to be hel... [Published Zambezian - Sep 29 2014]
Uhuru pushes for direct US flights [Published Daily Nation - Sep 28 2014]
Nairobi to rebase economy, gain mid-income status [Published East African - Sep 27 2014]
Banks, telcos in the thick of mobile money mark... [Published East African - Sep 27 2014]
Cross-border mobile financial services in Afric... [Published Analysys Mason - Sep 26 2014]
Thin SIM Card Row Between Safaricom and Equity ... [Published Mobile World - Sep 26 2014]
Kenya’s rebasing likely to bump up size of economy [Published StarAfrica.com - Sep 25 2014]
Safaricom and Equity Thin SIM Card Battle Inten... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Sep 25 2014]
Safaricom and Equity thin sim card battle inten... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 25 2014]
Equity Bank's mobile money transfer project hit... [Published News24 - Sep 25 2014]
Equity Bank : MPs switch off Equity SIM card to... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 25 2014]
Equity Bank : KENYA - Equity gambit rattles bot... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 25 2014]
Vodafone happy with performance in Bihar, Jhark... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 24 2014]
Parliament faults communication authority over ... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Sep 24 2014]
Romanian Post launches online money wire with h... [Published Romania Business Insider - Sep 24 2014]
Hike in Bank Charges Ugly [Published Bulawayo24 News - Sep 24 2014]
Equity Bank : Regulator seeks Equity's guarante... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 23 2014]
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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: FirstRand Bank Downscaling ... [Published MicroCapital - Sep 16 2014]
Under a pilot project named “Easy Banking,” FirstRand Bank, a commercial bank based in South Africa, is providing financial services to shops and other small businesses in areas of suburban Mumbai, such as Bandra and Lokhandwala, based on the rationale ...
Price Sensitivity and the New M-Pesa Tariffs [Published Microfinance Blog - Aug 29 2014]
Last week Safaricom set consumers in Kenya abuzz with the announcement of significant reductions in their person-to-person (P2P) mobile money transfer fees for transactions of Ksh1,500 (approximately $17) and below. Safaricom has heavily promoted the ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Vodacom Relaunches “M-Pesa”... [Published MicroCapital - Aug 12 2014]
Vodacom South Africa, which is controlled by UK-based Vodafone Group, reportedly has relaunched its M-Pesa mobile payment system in the country. Originally created and marketed by Vodacom in 2007 in Kenya, M-Pesa was made available in South Africa in ...
Western Union Expands Collaboration with MTN Gr... [Published EON Business - Aug 11 2014]
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Western Union Launches Mobile Money Transfer Service in the Ivory Coast with MTN Group ...
Western Union Expands Collaboration with MTN Gr... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Aug 11 2014]
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union Launches Mobile Money Transfer Service in the Ivory Coast with MTN Group ...
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Xoom Upgrades Mobile Money Transfer App to Enab... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 13 2014]
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