The most sustainable route towards middle-income status is through a rapid increase in trade both by developing existing markets and breaking new ground.
“We are witnessing the birth of an African digital economy and this is just the beginning,” says Wari CEO
Kabirou Mbodje, is the young owner of one of Africa’s fastest growing financial services platform, Wari, headquartered in Dakar, Senegal.
East African banks remain upbeat reflecting the positive economic outlook for the region.
Akinwumi Adesina, president of the AfDB, discusses his priorities for the bank’s future.
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South African banks are embracing biometric technology in order to promote security, but are banks making full use of this development?
Annual remittances in Africa are worth $40bn but the cost of money transfer is the highest in the world. Fintech firms have reduced the cost to a fraction.
Are the rapidly increasing numbers of fintech companies and startups a threat to established banks in Africa?
Fintech is revolutionising financial services in Africa, reducing the cost of transactions and providing financial access to millions across the continent for the first time.
With over $6bn injected into key segments of Nigeria’s foreign exchange market in six months, the economy is regaining its high dollar-liquidity status.