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2015/04/17 14:30
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The launch of the second generation of Safaricom's M-PESA platform has started as it prepares to perform a full scale system upgrade aimed at improving efficiencies and speed over the next week. This...
2015/04/17 14:30
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2015/04/17 07:30
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Two businessmen were yesterday charged with running a foreign exchange business without authority. Abdi Juma and Ali Mohammed appeared before Nairobi senior principal magistrate Peter Karanja. They...
2015/04/16 11:31
2015/04/16 11:31
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Nairobi — Safaricom has announced that the transfer of M-PESA servers from Germany to Kenya will be complete in the next few days. According Financial Services General Manager Betty Mwangi, the...
2015/04/16 11:30
2015/04/16 11:30
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HOUSING Finance plans a banking subsidiary christened HFC Bank in 2015, subject to Central Bank of Kenya approval, its managing director Frank Ireri said yesterday. This will be done through the...
2015/04/14 10:31
2015/04/14 10:31
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GLOBAL money transfer company Dahabshill is appealing against a trading suspension by the government announced last week, following suspected terror-links in its network. In a statement issued...
2015/04/14 09:31
2015/04/14 09:31
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Owners of the 86 entities and accounts of foreign exchange bureaus (hawalas) started appearing yesterday before the Anti-Terrorism Unit for interrogation. On April 8, the national government ordered...
2015/04/13 10:30
2015/04/13 10:30
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Nairobi — The Kenyan government should urgently review the inclusion of human rights organizations on an official list of alleged supporters of terrorism and ensure full respect of due process,...
2015/04/13 10:29
2015/04/13 10:29
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Dadaab Refugee Complex, Kenya — Hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees are among those hardest hit by Kenya's closure of remittance firms in the wake of the 2 April shooting of at least 147...
2015/04/10 12:30
2015/04/10 12:30
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Cecil John Rhodes is finally dragged off the Cape Town University campus. Robert Mugabe promises to improve Zimbabwe's infrastructure. And a top Muslim cleric says today's holy warriors have...
2015/04/09 15:35
2015/04/09 15:35
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Parents of some some of the students killed at Garissa University Money transfer companies have topped the list of 86 accounts alleged to be funding terror groups according to a gazette notice issued...
2015/04/09 14:31
2015/04/09 14:31
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Kenya Forex Bureau association has faulted government move to issue a directive to close down and suspend their licenses for operation. The association has also blamed the government for not giving...
2015/04/09 14:31
2015/04/09 14:31
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GOVERNMENT has ordered the immediate closure of the bank accounts of 85 entities and individuals suspected of financing terrorism. Those affected include 13 informal money transfer systems (Hawala),...
2015/04/09 14:30
2015/04/09 14:30
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Nairobi — A gazette notice that listed 85 companies with suspected links to terrorism caused a stir with some of those mentioned denying any involvement in terror related activities. Kenya Forex...
2015/04/08 17:32
2015/04/08 17:32
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Kenya has suspended the licences of 13 Somali remittance firms following the attack on a college in Garissa by al-Shabab fighters killing more than 200 people. The assault was Kenya's deadliest since...
2015/04/08 10:32
2015/04/08 10:32
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Nairobi — The process of picking the new Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor has already kicked off and Kenyans are eagerly waiting to see who will take one of the top jobs in the country. The...
2015/04/06 13:29
2015/04/06 13:29
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Interviews for the position of governor of Central Bank of Kenya and chairman are expected to start tomorrow, with nine candidates shortlisted for the job. According to a notice on the Central Bank...
2015/04/04 17:29
2015/04/04 17:29
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Nairobi — Diaspora remittances to Kenya in February 2015 increased by 11.6 percent to Sh11.4 billion from Sh10.2 billion in February 2014 on account of inflows from North America. According to the...
2015/03/30 08:30
2015/03/30 08:30
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THE National Bank of Kenya management was on Friday hard pressed to explain concerns raised in an audit report during the annual general meeting The leaked audit report raised various issues on the...
2015/03/27 11:31
2015/03/27 11:31
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State corporations with more than nine members may be required to trim their boards following new regulations. President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday signed an executive order requiring all parastatal...
2015/03/19 12:31
2015/03/19 12:31
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THE Bank of Tanzania (BoT) wants non-performing loans (NPLs) in commercial banks to go down to comfortable zone of 5.0 per cent for purposes of protecting depositors' money. The central bank said...
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