Africa

Article — Insurance

What’s going on in African insurtech?

Africa is the second biggest continent in the world with a population of 1.3 billion. It makes up 20% of the Earth’s total land surface. It comprises 54 countri...

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Article — Retail banking

Lending in Africa: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

I’d like to start this by stating that Africa is not a monolith and for the purpose of this post, I’ll be zeroing in on the East and West African markets. This...

5min read

Research report — Payments

The State Of Retail Payments In Middle East And Africa

In this part of the changing global payments series, I am showcasing how technology has enabled digital payments infrastructure for the first time in many parts...

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Article

Financial Inclusion Design in sub-Saharan Africa

When the World Bank launched a focus on financial inclusion in 2011, about 2.5-3 billion people lacked access to even the most basic financial services. Since t...

5min read

Episode 229

Podcast — Fintech Insider

News: I wanna make Akoin right now now now

52min listen

Article

What You Can Learn from the FinTechs Building Africa's Finance Industry

Africa is a vast continent, with huge distances between cities, large populations, and availability of financial services varying by country. Western tech start...

5min read