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Banks hold edge in M-Akiba bond - The Standard;

Banks hold edge in M-Akiba bond - The Standard

The StandardBanks hold edge in M-Akiba bondThe StandardNational Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich launches the M-Akiba bond offer at Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). He was accompanied by NSE Chairman Samuel Kimani (left), Central Depository and Settlement Corporation CEO Rose Mambo and ...and more »

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

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

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)Kenyans invited to 'win big' with M-AkibaCapital 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 ...and more »

Government to raise Sh140,000 mobile money transfer limit - K24 TV;

Government to raise Sh140,000 mobile money transfer limit - K24 TV

K24 TVGovernment to raise Sh140,000 mobile money transfer limitK24 TVNational Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich has announced plans to raise mobile money transfer limit from the current Sh140,000 per day. He said the ceiling was limiting how much Kenyans without bank accounts could save through he mobile ...and more »

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

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

ReutersKenya sells additional $9.6 million worth of bonds via mobile phoneReutersA 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 ...and more »

Kenya turns to mobile bonds to fund infrastructure projects - Xinhua

Kenya turns to mobile bonds to fund infrastructure projectsXinhuaNAIROBI, 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 ...and more »

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

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

Kenya Broadcasting CorporationGovt launches M-Akiba mobile based bondKenya Broadcasting CorporationFuture 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 ...and more »

Govt launches Sh1 billion M-Akiba mobile-based bond in second offer - Daily Nation;

Govt launches Sh1 billion M-Akiba mobile-based bond in second offer - Daily Nation

Daily NationGovt launches Sh1 billion M-Akiba mobile-based bond in second offerDaily NationNational Treasury CS Henry Rotich(left) and Principal Secretary Kamau Thugge during the launch of the M-Akiba at Treasury building in Nairobi on March 23, 2017. FILE PHOTO | NMG. In Summary. The government had earlier this year traded the first phase ...and more »

Banking system misses out on M-Akiba bond cash - KDRTV;

Banking system misses out on M-Akiba bond cash - KDRTV

KDRTVBanking system misses out on M-Akiba bond cashKDRTVNational Treasury Public Debt Management Director General Wohoro Ndoho rings the bell to launch trading of the M-Akiba bond at the Nairobi Securities Exchange on April 11, 2017. [File, Standard] ...and more »

Kenya launches the world's first mobile-only sovereign bond - The Economist;

Kenya launches the world's first mobile-only sovereign bond - The Economist

The EconomistKenya launches the world's first mobile-only sovereign bondThe EconomistMOBILE money is ubiquitous in Kenya. Someone tapping on their phone might be paying school fees, sending money home or donating to a church. Soon they might be trading bonds. On June 30th the Kenyan government was due to launch M-Akiba, the ...and more »