Tag: Loan Apps

Loan Apps Kenya

CBK Approves Only 10 Digital Lenders, Here Are Their Names

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Back in 2021, CBK Amendment Bill, 2021 was signed into law by the former President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta. This meant that online lenders would...
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Nigeria Government Shuts Down Okash and Other Loan Apps for Customer Privacy Violations

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Digital loan apps have been growing over the last couple of years. However, over the last couple of months, the apps have been accused of...
Loan Apps Kenya

Mobile Loan Defaults See A Drop in Mobile Money Subscriptions

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Sector stats for Kenya’s telecoms space have been released by the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA). These are numbers for the first quarter of the...
Loan Apps Kenya

Why Okash and Debt Of Shame Are Trending on Twitter

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Yesterday, Citizen TV aired a news item about online loan apps or digitized loan sharks that have made the life of many Kenyans very...
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Play Store Listing Shows Kenyans’ Unhealthy Dependency On Conniving Loan Apps

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We have talked about loan apps over an extended period. These services, typically, are popular because they offer credit without any kind of collateral. But...
Loan Apps Kenya

Exploitative Loan Apps Deserve A Quick, Painful Death

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Are you good with your money? Good for you, you are an anomaly. The numbers reveal that thousands of Kenyans are listed by the CRB...
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List of Digital Lenders Denied CRB Access by Central Bank of Kenya

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Yesterday, the Central Bank of Kenya announced that they will bar unregulated mobile-based and credit only lenders from providing information to credit reference bureaus....
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CBK to Initiate Tougher Rules On a Mostly Unregulated Digital Lending Platform

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A couple of days ago, I was having a chat with a friend about the number of online lenders that have come up after...