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Future of 259 digital lenders uncertain as CBK delays approval

Reading Time: 2 minutes MARKET: The future of 259 digital credit providers (DCPs) hangs in the balance after the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) […]

Number of licenced digital lenders in Kenya hits 22 as CBK licences 12 more

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has licenced 12 more Digital Credit  Providers (DCPs), popularly known as digital lenders, to […]

CBK allows Equity Bank to acquire assets, liabilities of cash-strapped Spire Bank

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has approved the acquisition of assets and liabilities of cash-strapped lender Spire Bank by […]

CBK announces reintroduction of charges for transactions between mobile money and bank accounts

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has announced the reintroduction of charges for transactions between mobile money wallets and bank […]

Brace for costly loans as CBK base rate hit 8.75pc

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has raised its key interest rates by 50 basis points to 8.75 per cent […]

Fintechs seek alliance with banks to avoid CBK purge

Reading Time: 2 minutes Financial technology companies (Fintechs) are seeking to partner with commercial banks in order to get around the challenges of regulation […]

Airtel completes separation of Airtel Money from telecommunications business

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airtel Money has completed its separation from the telecommunications business which was previously under  Airtel Networks Kenya Limited (ANKL). In […]

Could CBK boss be on way out? Signals point to growing unease

Reading Time: 5 minutes All the telltale signs that Central Bank Governor Patrick Njoroge has fallen out of favour with the new administration are […]

CBK raises policy rate to 8.25pc to manage inflation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has raised the policy interest rates from 7.5 per cent to 8.25 per cent to […]

CBK team must act with wisdom

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) will hold its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting today, during which it is expected to […]