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Xoom, PayPal’s money transfer service that serves millions of diaspora users globally has today launched money transfers to mobile wallets in Kenya and other markets in Africa for customers in the US, UK, Canada, and Europe. This is a timely move given that Kenya had remittances of Kes. 285 Billion

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Malipo Circles is a mobile app and service that lets people, friends, families and investment clubs or ‘chamas’ as they are popularly known in Kenya easily lend, borrow, and fundraise money for a myriad of scenarios. I recently had an interview with the founder, Erick Oyugi, who shared with me

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It’s almost 11 years since Kenya and East Africa got connected to by the East African Marine System (TEAMS) submarine cable which set the stage for the transformation of the regional digital economy that we are currently experiencing. So much has changed since then that it’s hard to imagine that

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