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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…

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Apr 03, 2018
This blog was originally published on the Medium Website. Asking this question will no doubt raise eyebrows and much consternation, especially in Nigeria where Alitheia Identity invests in financial…

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Mar 26, 2018
This blog was originally published on the Center for Financial Inclusion (CFI) website. A responsible exit lays the foundation for long-term impact, and requires considerations as early as due…

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Mar 13, 2018
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At the crossroads of conventional microfinance and the principles of Islamic Finance is Islamic Microfinance, a concept that is rapidly growing and which enables millions of disadvantaged people, be…

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Feb 26, 2018
This blog was originally published on Cenfri website. The 2014 Global Findex Report identified that in developing economies, women are 9% less likely to be formally banked than men, with 59% of men…