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Digital loan apps terrorise desperate Kenyans, but help is on the way

Loaners use illegally obtained personal data to threaten borrowers, but government is moving to curb violations

19 January 2022 - 20:10 By Nita Bhalla and Dominic Kirui

The 14 days given to John Bigingi to repay a loan of 8,200 Kenyan shillings (R1,110) had barely lapsed when he started receiving text messages threatening to call the contacts on his phone and expose him as a defaulter...

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