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Equity Bank CEO, Dr. James Mwangi

Eazzy App Processed 231 Million Transactions in Q3 2019 as Equity Disbursed Record-Breaking Mobile Loans

Lender Equity Bank has released its Q3 2019 performance report, which, as it has been the case in previous quarters, cites improved business environment...
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Mixed Reactions as Equity Bank’s New Logo is Unveiled

Yesterday, Equity Group celebrated their 35 years of existence in the Kenyan market. Equity Group is a huge brand in the Kenyan market that...
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Equity Bank Hires Swedish National to Expand Digitization Strategy

Swedish national John Wilson has been appointed Equity’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the bank’s East and Southern Africa market. The announcement was done today...

Equity Bank Appoints New Managing Director Following Polycarp Igathe’s Resignation

Equity Bank has appointed Gerald Warui as its fourth Managing Director. Warui, who has been with the institution as a Director for an extended period...
Equity Bank CEO, Dr. James Mwangi

Equity Bank Showcases Strong H1 2019, Digital Transactions Soar

Equity Bank has been doing a fantastic job in offering financial services to the people of Kenya, among other markets it operates in, including...
Equity Bank CEO, Dr. James Mwangi

Equity Bank Eyes Ethiopia Market, Reports KES 6.2 Billion Pre-tax Profit in Q1 2019

Equity Bank, which briefs investors on a regular basis about its growth projections has announced 2019’s first quarter financials. The lender, which continues to...
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Safaricom and Equity Seal Partnership to Financially Empower Kenyans

As the adage goes, two heads are better than one. In principle, this has been the case for businesses, which is what lender Equity...
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Eazzy Banking App Constant Failure is Damaging Equity’s Online Brand

Mobile banking apps are the new norm in the Kenyan market now because people want to keep track of their money and transactions in...

Equity Bank Reports KES 19.8 Billion After Tax Profit as it Commits to Fintech Innovations

This afternoon, Equity Bank, which has since garnered 13.5 million customers, held its Investor Briefing that also served as a stage for the financial...
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Eazzy Banking App Activation is Currently Out of Service

Banking apps have been around for some time, and it is unlikely your financial institution of choice does not have one, or a way...
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Equity Bank’s Online Forex Trading Platform is Official

Equity Group has today announced an online foreign exchange platform for SMEs and large corporates. Christened EazzyFX, the tool targets to harness financial markets...
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Eazzy Banking App Updated with Android 9 Pie Support

Equity’s Eazzy Banking app is a favourite financial tool for its users. I have been using it for near two years now, and in...
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Equity Bank Agent Network Second to M-Pesa as Lender Reports KES 15.8 Billion Q3 Earnings

Yesterday’s Q3 financial announcements by Equity Bank were marked by the group’s ascent toward digitizing its banking services. The lender has been popularizing the...
Equity Bank CEO, Dr. James Mwangi

Equity Bank Achieves Record Non-Branch Transactions As it Targets Full Digitization

Equity Bank has announced its financial performance for the first quarter of 2018. For the most part, the bank, which has since been crowned...
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Airtel Money, Equitel Drop Free Money Transfers and Paybill

Subscribers who use mobile money services deployed by Airtel Kenya and Equity Bank’s MVNO, Equitel, will no longer enjoy free select services that have,...
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Equity’s EazzyBanking App Latest Update Adds Mandarin Language for Chinese Customers

Banks, which are in the race to catch up with the offerings of digital technologies have, for the most part, been the pioneers of...
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PayPal Transactions Fees: M-PESA Versus Equity Bank

A few days ago, Equity Bank revised its PayPal withdrawal fees, a move that has since seen new competition from Kenya’s number one telecoms...
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Equity Bank Cuts PayPal Withdrawal Fees in New Tariff Announcements

It is apparent that PayPal is one of the world’s most popular online payment service. Its popularity is tied to a huge number of...
Equity Bank CEO, Dr. James Mwangi

Equity Bank to Fully Digitize Lending Services by Mid 2018 with Key Focus on AI

Equity Bank announced its performance for FY 2017 during the investor briefing earlier this morning. At the event that was steered by the Group's CEO...
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Equity Bank Quietly Introduces Charges for Cash Remitted to Other Equitel Lines

Safaricom’s M-PESA set the foundation for the local mobile money sector and while the product is obviously dominant (M-PESA makes up about 80 percent...
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Equity’s Eazzy Banking App Updated with Android 8 Oreo Support

In a bid to perform as many transactions as possible, banks have been spinning off additional products from their primary offering because transactions translate...
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Equitel New Offer Bundles Data, Voice and SMS into Three Modest Packages

Equity Bank has been offering mobile communication service for some time now. Its jump into this business was hastened by Kenya’s open market for...
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Equity Bets on APIs to Digitally Transform Banking Services

Equity Group Holdings Plc announced its Q3 Performance at the Investor Briefing event that was held yesterday (October 30). Other than its financial performance...

Did You Know that Paying for Goods or Services Using EazzyPay is Free?

Equity’s mobile banking App received a minor face-lift a couple of days ago after its older interface grew stale on us. While it kept...

EazzyBanking App Fresh Coat of Paint Shifts Focus to Ease of Payments

In a digital world where people are doing most of their work on the go using their beloved smartphones, it makes sense why businesses...

Equity’s Mobile Banking App is in Desperate Need of an Update

We are in that future where industry prophets foresaw the phasing out of trips to the bank to do minor things like check the...

Equity Bank is Closing Some of its ATMs to Encourage Mobile Banking Uptake

Companies deploy multiple strategies to boost profits without spending huge amounts of money, and the newest organization to take on this approach is Equity...
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Equitel To Roll Up its Sleeves and Get Serious With its Mobile Network Unit

It is not a secret that Equitel has been doing really well when it comes to mobile money. Since its inception in July 2015,...

Equity Bank Leapfrogs Peers by Allowing Developers to Access its APIs

Equity Bank has been making large strides with the view of becoming a fully digital bank.

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