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Paynet Group rebrands to Interswitch unveiling new corporate identity

Interswitch Group CEO Mitchell Elegbe (L) and Bernard Matthewman, Interswitch East Africa CEO (formerly Paynet Group CEO) toast to a new logo during the launch of Interswitch East Africa. Paynet Group which owns PesaPoint network is now Interswitch East Africa. [Photo: Kamau Ngunyi/ Wheels Media]

Interswitch, an integrated digital payments and commerce provider focused on Africa on Wednesday launched its brand new corporate identity in Kenya. This marks a new phase in Interswitch’s expansion across Africa and follows the completion of merger with leading East African e-payments provider Paynet Group. Effectively, Paynet Group – East Africa’s multi-institutional payments provider and owner of PesaPoint brand now ...

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Safaricom introduces ‘Hakikisha’ feature to secure M-Pesa transactions

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Have you been in a situation where you have ‘conveniently’ sent money to the wrong person because there is no way to easily authenticate the recipient? Well, such a scenario has been repeated over and over and many mobile money customers have lost money in cases where a reversal of the transaction was not effected soon enough. To curb such ...

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#TheJadudiReport is out as mobile contribution to Sub-Saharan African economy surpasses US$100 billion

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#TheJadudiReport is out as mobile contribution to Sub-Saharan African economy surpasses US$100 billion according to a new report. In what may seem like a well-timed coincidence, the #1MilliForJadudi campaign report was released on the same day as the GSMA, an association of mobile operators study which showed that mobile operator investments are fuelling innovation and inclusion across Sub-Saharan Africa. The ...

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