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    2 July 2018

Payments Association of Kenya – Chief Executive Officer

Kenya | Payments

Anchored on the National Payments System Act (2011) and Regulations (2014), the PAK’s role is to establish and lead dialogue between the major payments providers (both banks and nonbanks) to establish common rules and standards to improve the end-to-end efficiency...

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    Call for Proposal
    20 April 2018

Expression of Interest: Development Capital Specialists

SSA | Capital Markets Development | Credit | Fintech | Investments | Payments | Private Equity | Remittances

FSDA is currently building a permanent team for its Development Capital activities. While the team starts to take shape, there is an ongoing need to build pipeline, evaluate opportunities, structure investments and support deal negotiation. Consultants wishing to be...

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    Call for Proposal
    18 March 2016

EOI: Pan-African Financial Sector Development Specialists

SSA | Capital markets | Credit | Market Development Approach | Payments

FSDA is looking to build a panel of specialist advisers on whom it can call on for short term consultancy assignments or for draw-down (i.e. retained consultant) arrangements. This call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) is aimed at pre-qualifying consultants so as to...

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    Call for Proposal
    17 August 2015

Designing Mobile Money Guidelines for SADC

Malawi | Mozambique | Other | South Africa | Tanzania | Zambia | Digital finance services | Payments | Policy and regulation

The overall purpose of the project is to develop mobile money guidelines to assist SADC member states harmonise their legal and regulatory frameworks for mobile money in support of greater financial inclusion and market development in the region. The main objectives of...

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    Blog post | 6 August 2015 | Mark Napier

“Tales from a Happy Kenyan i-Taxpayer”

Kenya | Digital finance services | Payments

I pay taxes in Kenya.  I am happy to pay my fair share.  It’s a shame more of us in Kenya who should be paying taxes are not.  But that’s another challenge and there are other battles to fight. Interesting, by the way, to read about the Addis Tax Initiative,...

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    Blog post | 23 July 2015 | Moses Ochieng

Why Obama will need M-Pesa for his visit to Kenya

Kenya | Branchless banking | Digital finance services | Payments

Tomorrow, President Obama will come home to Kenya. He is likely to get calls from relatives asking for him to ‘chip in’. He will be expecting them. These types of calls are not uncommon in Kenya. Only the other day, I got a text message while I was a work: “Uncle...

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    Document | March 2015 | Global Centre on Cooperative Security

Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism in East Africa and the Greater Horn of Africa

Ethiopia | Kenya | Other | Somalia | Tanzania | Uganda | Payments | Policy and regulation

Money laundering and terrorism financing pose significant threats to security and development efforts worldwide and increasingly undermine the integrity and stability of the global financial system. In recent years there has been increasing political will and tangible...

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