Kenya cements position as Islamic Banking hub in East, Central Africa

The existence of Gulf Africa Bank, Dubai Bank and First Community Bank as fully fledged Islamic Banks has cemented Kenya’s position as a hub for Islamic banking in East and Central Africa. The position is further cemented by the existence of Islamic products in conventional banks and Saccos. Abdi Hussein, Gulf Bank Garissa Branch Deputy … Read more

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Digital loans a threat to Saccos, Director laments

Garissa county Director of Cooperatives Samuel Karanja has expressed concern that with the aggressive mushrooming number of digital money lenders, the Sacco movement stands threatened. Speaking to Sacco Review in his office, Karanja lamented that the other challenge Saccos face is high loan defaults owing to the harsh economic times. “Most people opt for digital … Read more

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Kisii County Co-Operative Boss Asks Parents to Encourage Their Children to Save in Saccos

By Gilbert Kobi Kisii County Commissioner for Co-operative Development, Pamela Kemunto has urged parents to support their children to embrace the culture of borrowing loans, making investments and saving in Savings and Credit cooperative (Sacco) societies to boost their incomes and strengthen the societies. The Commissioner challenged the parents to secure loans from the Sacco societies … Read more

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