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The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) launched the ‘Next Innovation with Japan’ (NINJA) Business Plan Competition in Kenya in response to COVID-19 in July 2020. The NINJA project aimed to support the growth of start-ups with innovative business models and technologies that respond to changes in social structure and economic

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Century Microfinance Bank Chairman Peterson Mwangi with Branch East Africa MD Rose Muturi, Century MFB CEO Florence Muchiri and Branch CEO and Co-Founder Matt Flannery
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Branch has outlined plans to roll out a Pan-African digital bank, starting from Kenya before going to several key African markets. At this juncture, Branch International is best known as a digital lending or mobile loans app in Kenya so it’s basically pivoting to become a digital bank. This announcement

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M-KOPA, the fintech platform that provides connected financing and digital financial services to underbanked consumers across four markets in Africa, today announced its $75M Growth Equity round*. The round was led by Generation Investment Management and Broadscale Group, with participation from new investors including LocalGlobe’s Latitude Fund and HEPCO Capital

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