While the OECD is still in the process of providing guidelines for taxes globally, Kenya is moving forward with its plans to implement digital taxes.
Roger Gichuhi, former Chief Operating Officer of one of Kenya’s most popular video-on-demand services Buni.tv, chats with me from the road.
In Kenya, mobile money is almost synonymous with Safaricom’s M-Pesa. With more than 110,000 M-Pesa agents in the country, the telecom has about 40 times the number of bank ATMs. No other mobile money service has been able to successfully challenge Safaricom’s dominance, but not from a lack of trying.
Kenya is launching M-Akiba, the world’s first mobile-only government bond
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Interswitch enters into strategic partnership with Ingenico Group