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M-PESA Increases Account And Daily Transaction Limits

The higher M-Pesa account limit will be effective from Tuesday 15th August 2023 for all M-PESA customers. 

CBK to Cushion Kenya’s Economy by Buying 400 Million Dollars

Coronavirus expected to shave 5% off the world's economic growth projection for 2020

Slow Economy Pins Central Bank to The Wall

Monetary policy slashes base lending rate for the second month in a row

Digital lenders should self-regulate before Big Brother moves in

There is growing concern over the increasing number of unlicensed and unregulated financial products

Three easy ways to spot a counterfeit Kenya shilling note

The currency contains distinct but easily recognizable security features to facilitate the detection of forgeries

Kilifi woman sues KCB over Sh36,000 saga

The money involves a Ksh3.3 million loan

Digital credit goes from experiment to economic mainstay

Sally Odhiambo used to call up her parents and four siblings whenever she had a financial emergency, hoping that each would send through ‘something’...

Jubilee MP Alfred Keter released on bond

Keter and two others were arrested at the Central Bank of Kenya headquarters in Nairobi as they waited to meet the Governor Patrick Njoroge

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