The Star (Nairobi)

22 November 2012

Kenya: Nation Ahead in Mobile Money

Kenya is ahead of the curve in fostering mobile payment services according to a World Bank brief on global migration and remittance.

The country is ranked together with the Philippines, with the two having existing systems of domestic services built around mobile phones. Safaricom's M-Pesa has been the most successful mobile money transfer platform domestically and internationally

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