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Consumer Education and Protection

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
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…
News
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…
News
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…
News
Jul 23, 2018
The economy of the country to 190 million inhabitants takes the colors, reading the forecasts made by the French insurance company for foreign trade (Coface).
May
23
Event
May 23, 2019 - May 24, 2019
Cape Town, South Africa
This event, co-organized by the OECD/INFE and the Financial Sector Conduct Authority of South Africa, will focus on financial education of the future.…
Jun
19
Event
Jun 19, 2019 - Jun 20, 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa
The theme of the Summit, "Economic Citizenship and Employment: A Future for All" highlights the importance of Economic Citizenship Education and inclusion as…

Blog

This blog was originally published on the Medium Website. Asking this question will no doubt raise eyebrows and much consternation, especially…

Publications

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
Dec 31, 2017 | The World Bank | The World Bank