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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.


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…
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…
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…
Jul 23, 2018
The government is considering incorporating public insurance education aspect as it revisits the Housing and Human Settlement Policy.
Mar 05, 2019
Over 70 participants attended this key event providing the ideal opportunity for domestic financial institutions and regional/international DFIs to build up…
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…


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


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