anup MSC
Nancy
Obiko

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Mar 25, 2020
Anup Singh , Associate Director, Banking and Financial Services in Africa, Microsave Consulting
Nancy Kiarie , Manager in Africa’s Digital Finance Services, MicroSave Consulting
Edward Obiko , Senior Analyst in Digital Financial Services, MicroSave Consulting
The digital gig economy in Africa has quickly gained prominence over time and continues to enhance opportunities for youth and women. Some of MSC’s recent research work in Kenya indicates increasing…
Khalila

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Mar 10, 2020
Khalila Salim , Digital Financial Services Specialist, Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility (ADFI)
I once witnessed a women-led table banking group at the foot of Nandi Hills, Kenya and was impressed at how well they were organized. The women had graciously invited me alongside visiting partners…

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Feb 25, 2020
Abdelkader Benbrahim , Financial Sector Advisor, Making Finance Work for Africa
Leon Isaacs , CEO, DMA Global Ltd
The relationship between migration and development has, since the turn of the millennium, become part of mainstream development-policy thinking. One theme that has featured prominently in the…

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Feb 10, 2020
Dhafer Saidane , PhD in Economics, Professor SKEMA Business School
The sub-prime crisis of summer 2007 led to an economic downturn that shook the financial sector worldwide. The global financial system’s fragility was, in part, attributed to Lehman Brothers’…
Juan Carlos Izaguirre
DEnise Dias

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Jan 24, 2020
Juan Carlos Izaguirre , Senior Financial Sector Specialist, CGAP
Denis Dias , Lead Financial Sector Specialist, CGAP
An e-money account is often the first and most frequently used financial product for low-income customers. As e-money continues to play a key financial inclusion role in emerging markets, policy…
Soyibou Ndao

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Jan 13, 2020
Soyibou Ndao , Responsable du programme de labellisation des PME, ADEPME
When the issue of SME access to credit is addressed, often the major concern raised by stakeholders is the problem of information asymmetry that characterizes the relationship between the bank and…
macharia

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Dec 06, 2019
Moses Macharia , Associate Professional Risk Manager , SBM Bank Kenya
Africa has tremendous scope to become one of the most attractive investment destinations in the world. The current level of investment – 23.5% of Africa’s gross domestic product – is insufficient to…