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Ensuring that consumers can make informed choices about their financial affairs is key to ensuring long-term growth and the sustainability of Africa’s financial systems. We promote consumer protection through our knowledge management services, regulation and financial literacy initiatives across all thematics.

NEWS & EVENTS

News
Jul 08, 2019
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has continued to intensify its campaign aimed at creating a knowledgeable
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Jan 21, 2019
Challenges notwithstanding, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is confident that its target of narrowing the level of financial exclusion in Nigeria to a…
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Jan 18, 2019
A national micro-finance bank is to be established to promote access to credit finance for small, medium enterprises (SMEs) and other unbanked groups in the…
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Jan 17, 2019
Small businesses in the continent have received a boost following the launch of what is heralded as a mobile-first financial and business management…
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Jul 29, 2019
In 2018, the six countries (Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Mauritania) comprising North Africa accounted for 26% of Africa’s GDP. These countries…
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Jul 29, 2019
Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) brought together government officials, representatives of central banks,…
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Jul 29, 2019
The Making Finance Work for Africa Secretariat (MFW4A) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) organized during the second half of 2018 and the first quarter…
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Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Trade and Development Bank (TDB) are pleased to organize a Regional Banking…
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Blog

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Publications

Apr 30, 2019 | M. Biallas, M. Aijazuddin, L. Camba Opem | IFC
Nov 30, 2018 | R.C. Grady, F.F. Montes, M. Traversa | The World Bank
Nov 30, 2018 | O. Tomilova, M. Valenzuela | CGAP
Jul 31, 2018 | J. Owens | CFI, The Smart Campaign
Jun 30, 2018 | C. Fonseca, C. Churchill | ILO’S Impact Insurance Facility