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Africa’s insurance fails to deliver on COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a light on the need for the African insurance sector to demonstrate its critical role in supporting people and [...]
Opportunities and challenges to innovation in the Ugandan insurance market
Most Ugandans face insurable risks, yet uptake of insurance remains very low at only 1.4%. Innovations in global insurance markets have illustrated [...]
Building the first pan-African fintech census and digital map
Africa Fintech Network (AFN), in partnership with global data analytics firm findexable and independent African think tank Cenfri, are launching [...]
South Africa’s draft conduct standard for third-party cell captives: ironing out the details
In September 2020, the South African Financial Services Conduct Authority (FSCA) published the draft conduct standard for third-party cell [...]
The potential of digital platforms as distributors and enablers of financial services in Africa
The past decade has seen the emergence of digital platforms, which connect buyers and sellers of goods and services and allow them to seamlessly [...]
From financial inclusion to inclusive finance
The power of frameworks to catalyse change In this age of information, we increasingly rely on data to inform our decisions. But it is not just [...]
Identifying and analysing the most vulnerable female segments under COVID-19
How can we strengthen female resilience in a COVID-19 context?  The COVID-19 pandemic and related measures are affecting women’s lives [...]
Digital app services in sub-Saharan Africa sees promising start
Expanded smartphone access in Africa underpins evolving consumer behaviour. Smartphone uptake in Africa is growing rapidly. GSMA reported that [...]
Evolving insurance supervisory mandates in sub-Saharan Africa – implications for data practices
The Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) recently published the report, "Evolving insurance supervisory mandates in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) – [...]
Researching outside the box
The benefits and challenges of systems practice for engaged ecosystem research At the beginning of this year, Cenfri set out to understand [...]