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Kenya leads South Africa in Nigeria in digital payments.

Sixty-nine per cent of Kenyan businesspeople said that digital payments have positively impacted their businesses as they can easily track expenses and income returns, which reduces errors and enables faster transactions.

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has been pushing mobile money payments recently. Last year, following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kenyan government released a directive through CBK, instructing commercial banks and payment service providers to halt charges on all transfers from mobile money wallets and bank accounts.

Despite the positive trajectory in digital payments adoption in Africa, Visa says there still is room for improvement.…