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Jul 12, 2019
Maram Ahmed , Visiting Fellow, SOAS (London)
Infrastructure is one of the most important drivers of economic growth and reaps numerous socioeconomic benefits. In 2018, a report published by the Boston Consulting Group and Africa Finance…

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Jun 26, 2019
Juan Carlos Izaguirre , Senior Financial Sector Specialist
Rafe Mazer , Consultant
This blog was originally published on the CGAP website. CGAP’s research in two fast-growing digital credit markets, Kenya and Tanzania, reveals that digital credit is not yet living up to its…

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May 29, 2019
Mohamed Agrebi , Senior Operations Officer
This article was first published in Islamic Finance news Volume 16 Issue 20 dated the 22nd May 2019 Following the 2008 financial crisis, the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression, the…
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May 08, 2019
The trend towards digital financial products combined with digital customer interactions increases the financial sector’s exposure to cyber risks. According to PwC, 46 percent of bank customers…
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Mar 11, 2019
In the context of EIB’s Africa Day, the EIB in partnership this year with UNIDO, officially launched its study of banking in Africa on Thursday November 22nd in Addis Ababa. This blog post presents…
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Mar 04, 2019
The past decade has seen the emergence of digital platforms. These digital platforms (also known as multi-sided platforms[1]) connect buyers and sellers of goods and services and allow them to…

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Feb 18, 2019
Despite efforts by international organizations, governments and NGOs, malnutrition is still a major concern in most Sub-Saharan African countries. According to FAO statistics, 25% of the region's…