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Apple Wallet PayPal and Venmo integration

PayPal and Venmo Cards Now Integrate with Apple Wallet

From today, PayPal and Venmo clients can integrate their cards with Apple Wallet. The integration is for both Credit and Debit cards. This makes...
Safaricom and Apple Working on a M-Pesa Partnership

Safaricom and Apple Working on a M-Pesa Partnership

“Safaricom is developing a partnership with Apple Inc. to integrate MPESA and its Paypal platform to extend MPESA's transactional reach globally" announced President Ruto...
PayPal to Mpesa Services are back online

PayPal to Mpesa Service Back Online

After a four-day disruption, PayPal to Mpesa services is back online. Yesterday we reported the disruption of services that had a lot of Kenyans...
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PayPal to Mpesa Users Report Disruptions

Kenyans who have linked their Mpesa to PayPal for money transfers are reporting disruptions. One Twitter user posted earlier this morning. He claimed the service...

Paypal to Fire 7 Percent of its Staff Due to Slowing E-commerce Trends

Global online payments corporation PayPal announced it will be reducing its workforce by 7%. This will see approximately 2,000 people lose their jobs. The...

You Can Now Link Paypal to Equity Online and Equity Mobile App

You can now easily access your funds within 24 hours through the PayPal withdrawal service, which is available on both the Equity Online platform...

Tech Companies That Have Suspended Services in Russia

Russia has now passed North Korea and Iran to become the most sanctioned nation in the world following President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine. The...

Paypal Sued For Rampantly Freezing Customer Money

PayPal is one of the leading money transfer platforms. It is used across the world, including in Kenya, where freelancers, including online writers, use the...

PayPal Exploring Acquiring Pinterest

California based financial company Paypal is in talks to acquire photo-sharing social network Pinterest. Bloomberg reports that people familiar with the talks have discussed a...

PayPal to MPESA Transactions to be Interrupted on Monday

PayPal to MPESA transactions will be interrupted next week due to a planned maintenance on the platform. This was quietly announced as a notice...
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Some PayPal Users Lost Money Over the Weekend and This is What Might Have Happened

PayPal users may have been apprised of the news that select accounts were hacked over the weekend, and intruders used funds in the affected...
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Mastercard, Visa, eBay and Stripe Join PayPal in Calling It Quits on Facebook Libra

Facebook Libra, the giant social media network's cryptocurrency project is now 6 members short. The project was announced in June and got support from...
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Huge Blow to Academic Writers as PayPal Will Ban Processing Payments

Academic writing has grown in the last decade to become a source of income for a lot of people here in Kenya and globally...
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Tala Secures Investment From PayPal For Global Expansion

Mobile loans company Tala has secured funding from American payments platform, Paypal for global expansion to more markets.

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...

How To Withdraw and Deposit to Your PayPal Wallet via M-Pesa

The news that Safaricom and PayPal have brokered a deal via TransferTo to enable M-Pesa users to withdraw from and deposit into their PayPal...
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Safaricom Enables PayPal Withdrawals Via M-Pesa in Bid to Strengthen Market Position

A few hours before mobile money interoperability goes live in Kenya, Safaricom has announced a partnership with PayPal and TransferTo that will allow M-Pesa...
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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...

WordPress Simplifies Payment Process for Bloggers via PayPal

Wordpress.com users have endured long processes when adding a payment button on their sites for an extended period. Specifically, adding a PayPal payment option,...

PayPal to Cease Supporting its App on Amazon Fire, Blackberry and Windows Phone

In March, WhatsApp announced plans to drop support for older devices and platforms by the end of the year. Old versions of BlackBerry OS,...

Mobile Airtime Startup Chura Co-founders Speak On Big Plans To Go Regional

Some of us deal with this scenario more often than we would like to admit. Imagine sending someone money on MPESA, but because your...

You can now buy apps, books, music and movies on Google Play Store using PayPal

It was a long time coming anyway. In a move that is likely to excite many, those who have Android devices and always want to...

You can now use Paypal to buy Apps in Samsung Apps Store and Samsung Hub

In addition to already existing payment options on its app store, Samsung Apps, Samsung has added PayPal so you can now pay for all...
Paypal Walletless payments

Paypal goes Walletless, uses face verification

If the tests that Paypal is doing in the UK go right and get acceptance from merchants and users, we could be seeing a...
Equity Bank Paypal Withdrawal

Equity Bank finally makes withdrawals from Paypal possible in Kenya

Sometime over a year ago, Equity Bank announced at GKenya that they will be striking a deal to get Paypal withdrawals possible for the...
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Another way for Kenya to get money off Paypal, through Moneygram

Getting money off Paypal to either bank or hard cash has been a tussle to many in East Africa and many other parts of...

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