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New Rules for Loan Apps as CBK Sets Compliance Deadline

With the new regulatory framework, they will be required to disclose interest rates, late payment and rollover fees before issuing the loans. The CBK expects the move to result in overall cheaper credit.

What New Mobile Loans Bill Means For You

The bill places digital lenders under the ambit of CBK much like commercial banks, saccos and micro-finance institutions.

Mobile Loans: New Bill Changes Lenders’ Playbook

The ease of sending and receiving funds via mobile money in Kenya, as well as the country's relatively high internet penetration rate have contributed to their rise. These factors, combined with Kenya's youth unemployment rate (39% according to 2019 Census data) has created a monster that has left financial services regulators scratching their heads.