Kenyans invited to 'win big' with M-Akiba - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

By MARGARET NJUGUNAH, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 30 – A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step, and for M-Akiba, the official step has just started. The bond, which is the world's first mobile traded bond, has been launched, after its pilot phase ...

Kenya sells additional $9.6 million worth of bonds via mobile phone - Reuters

A delegate uses her cell phone to buy a M-Akiba bond during the launch of the first mobile-phone-based government bond at the Treasury building in Nairobi, Kenya March 23, 2017. Reuters/Thomas Mukoya +. A customer uses her cell-phone to access the ...

Kenya turns to mobile bonds to fund infrastructure projects - Xinhua

NAIROBI, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Kenya plans to increase its reliance on government mobile bonds to fund infrastructure projects, a senior official said on Friday. Cabinet Secretary to the National Treasury Henry Rotich told a media briefing that the ...

Govt launches M-Akiba mobile based bond - Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Future treasury bonds will have a mobile based product to enable the public buy government papers using the M-Akiba platform. National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich says the maximum mobile phone transaction will be increased to about half a ...