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sarah weiss

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Jan 17, 2021
Hugues Kamewe Tsafack , Financial Sector Advisor, MFW4A
Sarah Weiss , Financial Sector Development Advisor, GIZ
In Africa, the limited availability of trade finance is a major constraint to the development of Africa’s trade sector and more acutely to intra-African trade. African financial institutions (FIs)…
Maureen

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Dec 15, 2020
Maureen Nneka MBA , Head of the MANSA Initiative, Afreximbank
Rejection rates for trade finance applications for SMEs in Africa are rising, with bank participation in activities decreasing. Conducted over 2011-19, the report titled: “Trade Finance in Africa:…
sone

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Dec 10, 2020
Sone Osakwe , Research Fellow, Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa (CSEA)
Financial inclusion is increasingly becoming a desirable goal, both globally and at national levels. This is due to the perception that a more inclusive financial system could induce faster and…
thomas
anup MSC

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Nov 17, 2020
Thomas Bariti , Manager, Banking and Financial services in Africa, MicroSave Consulting
Anup Singh , Associate Director, Banking and Financial Services in Africa, Microsave Consulting
Thirty-year-old Hope could barely contain her excitement. The homemaker from a remote district in Zambia had just heard the news that her savings group was being linked with a bank. She chose to join…
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Nov 02, 2020
Léticia Ngahane Konan , Associate Director, FinAfrique West Africa
INTRODUCTION The advent of digitalisation is changing the environment of financial institutions (retail banking and life and non-life insurance companies) around the world, in terms of the skills…
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Oct 20, 2020
Kanayo Awani , Managing Director, Intra-African Trade Initiative, Afreximbank
Small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) account for over 90 percent of firms worldwide and about 70 percent of Africa’s industrial fibre. SMEs contribute significantly to employment and serve as a…