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Annstella Mumbi Tala's New General Manager

Annstella Mumbi Takes the Reins as General Manager for Tala Kenya

Digital lender Tala has appointed Annstella Mumbi as the new General Manager for the Kenya Unit. With a career spanning fintech, EdTech, and venture...

Tala Disburses Over 3.5m Loans in Kenya Worth KES 240 Billion

Online lender Tala, which is one of the 22 approved digital lenders in Kenya has granted Kenyans over 3.5 million loans since it started...

Why TALA Has Not Been Licensed by CBK

Shortly after licensing only 10 digital credit providers, the Central Bank of Kenya has frozen all unlicensed digital lenders. The licensed lenders include: Sokohela LimitedSevi...

Tala Becomes First Digital Lender to Bag Data Controller Approval

In mid-July, the state opened the registration of data controllers and data processors. The exercise was revealed by the Office of the Data Protection...

Online Lender Tala Raises KES 16 Billion for Expansion and Crypto Launch

Tala is one of the leading fintech firms in Kenya. Launched in the state in 2014, the company, along with the likes of Branch,...

Google’s Policing of Rogue Mobile Loan Apps is Hardly Effective and It Shows

A couple of days ago, it emerged that many loan apps were running their trade normally, with their tools live in Google Play Store...
KCB CEO Joshua Oigara

Recent Interest Hike Erodes KCB M-PESA Customer Loyalty

Mobile loans and mobile loans apps have been making a killing in the Kenyan over the last couple of years. Their growth has been...
tala secures funding paypal

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.
Mobile Lenders

Kenya’s Finance Ministry to Introduce Regulative Framework for Digital Lenders

The success of mobile lending apps is, admittedly, attributed to the foundation laid by M-PESA services. It is, perhaps, the primary factor that such...

Mobile Money Solutions for Loans Still Soaring as Branch Reports a 15% Monthly Bump Since Launch

Branch, a Facebook-linked app that allows its users to score small loans through Safaricom’s mobile payment solution, M-Pesa has reported a 15% monthly growth. The...

The World of FinTech that Revolves Around M-Pesa and the Threat it Poses to Banks

Since M-Pesa was launched back in 2007, it is not a secret that lives have been changed. M-Pesa has changed how Kenyans do transactions,...

Kenyan Loan App Mkopo Rahisi rebrands to Tala, eyes Regional Expansion

Kenya has been attracting Fintech solutions owing to the rise of Safaricom's M-Pesa mobile money platform. These solutions range from smartphone applications to simple...

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