Tag Archives: Africa

Tendencias en Servicios Financieros Digitales y Inclusión Financiera

Esta presentación fue preparada por el Banco Central de Costa Rica para aprender sobre los nuevos servicios financieros digitales que apoyan la inclusión financiera.

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My Thoughts on Payments, Blockchain and new Technologies in the Philippines and other Emerging Markets

The following article appeared in the Zooz Industry Influencer and Q&A blog. Could you tell us a bit about the current state of payments in the Philippines? The Philippines is undergoing a tremendous change in terms of the payments space with … Continue reading

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Mobile e-money taking off in Côte d’Ivoire

Mobile e-money taking off in Côte d’Ivoire (reposted from Alliance for Financial Inclusion News Updates) Mobile phones in call centre in a village in the sub-prefecture of Seguela, 592 kms from Abidjan in September 2013. Photo credit: SIA KAMBOU/AFP/Getty Images … Continue reading

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Eight trends that will impact financial inclusion in 2015

Originally posted on Alliance for Financial Inclusion Blogs:
John Owens A man displays his phone in Kenya. The use of digital financial services will continue to be one of the main drivers for financial inclusion in 2015. In the Alliance…

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Digital Financial Services, Regulations and Financial Inclusion: Where Are We Headed?

Originally posted on Alliance for Financial Inclusion Blogs:
John Owens Central Bank of Kenya Governor Njuguna Ndung’u, center, takes part in the “Digital Financial Services: Where are we Headed?” panel at the 2014 GPF in Trinidad and Tobago. ? The…

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African Central Bankers Meet to Expand Digital Financial Inclusion

The 2nd African Mobile Phone Financial Services Policy Initiative (AMPI) Leaders Roundtable meeting held 4-6 February 2014 in Naivasha, Kenya, was a historic event and tremendous step forward in moving the region toward collectively focusing on harnessing and further enabling … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on the 2014 African Mobile Phone Financial Services Policy Initiative (AMPI) Leaders Roundtable Meeting

The 2014 African Mobile Phone Financial Services Policy Initiative (AMPI) Leaders Roundtable Meeting, co-hosted by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) on 5-7 February in Kenya, should be an exciting event that will bring together key regulators from across Africa … Continue reading

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Join Brett King and I on Voice of America to discuss: “Where the mobile bank account was born”

              Voice of America Radio Broadcast: Where the mobile bank account was born December 19, 2013 Hosted by Brett King Banking in Africa has become a prime example of necessity breeding ingenuity. When the … Continue reading

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