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Mobile-based Lending Is Huge In Kenya: But There's A Downside Too

Over the past 10 years mobile-based lending has grown in Kenya. Some estimates put the number of mobile lending platforms at 49. The industry is largely unregulated but includes major financial players. Banks such as Kenya Commercial Bank, Commercial Bank of Africa, Equity Bank and Coop Bank offer instant mobile loans.

Rescuing multilateralism

The One Earth Future foundation notes, for example, that: “the African continent will be forced to face negative challenges with negative AI” due to weak governments and social divisions.

Is Sudan's revolution dead?

In this episode, we'll discuss Sudan's future and potential next steps for the popular uprising. Under what circumstances will the military share or give power to a civilian government? Join the conversation.

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