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[8WashJLTech&Arts0375] Safaricom and M-PESA in Kenya: Financial Inclusion and Financial Integrity

  title={[8WashJLTech\&Arts0375] Safaricom and M-PESA in Kenya: Financial Inclusion and Financial Integrity},
  author={Mercy Wangari Buku and Michael W. Meredith},
Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts, volume 8, Issue 3, 2013. Special Symposium issue entitled "Mobile Money in Developing Countries: Financial Inclusion and Financial Integrity. 
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