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Jul 09, 2018
This blog was originally published on The Brookings Institution website. According to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) latest World Investment Report, from 2016 to 2017…

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Jun 25, 2018
This blog was originally published in French on a Think-Tank website (L'Afrique des Idées). In 2007, the world was hit by the most severe economic crisis since the Great Depression of 1929. The…
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Jun 12, 2018
GSMA’s State of the Industry on Mobile Money report (2016) argues that Mobile money has enabled financial inclusion, giving people access to transparent digital transactions and the tools to better…
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May 25, 2018
This blog was originally published on the MicroSave website. Customer development is a fundamental requirement for any business. In digital financial services (DFS), we can view customer development…

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May 15, 2018
In recent decades, there has been a rapid increase in the number of stock exchanges on the African continent. In 1990, there were only eight stock exchanges (three in North Africa, and an additional…

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Apr 30, 2018
This blog was originally published on the CFI website. Key fintech trends include publishing open APIs, which helps to expand customer bases and improve services offerings The following post is…

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Apr 11, 2018
This blog was originally published on the CGAP website. The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) has taken significant steps toward financial inclusion in recent years. Mobile money has…