Airtel and Jumia have partnered to bring mobile payments to Kenya

Airtel and Jumia have announced a new partnership to allow its customers to complete their mobile transactions via Airtel Money. Jumia, initially launched this service in March 2020 as a safety measures against COVID-19, by encouraging subscribers to prepay for their purchases and avoid cash exchange.

The partnership with Airtel Kenya is promoting the financial inclusion through Airtel money services which enables users to complete their transaction through their mobile phones.

Kenya becomes the latest of the markets in the Jumia markets to launch this payment option at checkout after Ghana and Uganda, which have already adopted Airtel money.

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