Jean Pierre Rwasangabo

Are bank branches quickly becoming a thing of the past?

As more of our banking is increasingly transacted over the digital space with internet, mobile and agency banking slowly surpassing more traditional channels, there is a realisation that something monumentally transformative is happening to bank branches. Branches, which have been the brick and...

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 12:00 AM

Banking and lessons learnt from Kenya’s M-Pesa

The year is 2007. A company in Kenya launches a platform that allows its customers to receive and send money through their mobile handsets. In its first few weeks, only 19,000 active users sign up, a year later this figure grows to a million, a decade later this figure grows to twenty million...

Thursday, June 13, 2019, 12:00 AM