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How are African digital platforms shaping the economic development conversation?
Insights from an expert workshop on the potential of African digital platforms to influence development African digital platforms are giving rise [...]
The potential of digital platforms as distributors and enablers of insurance in Africa
The past decade has seen the emergence of digital platforms. These digital platforms (also known as multi-sided platforms) connect buyers and sellers [...]
Learnings from comparing consumer credit protection systems in Pakistan and South Africa
For consumers to take up and use financial products, it is crucial that they trust the product and the service provider. In creating consumer trust [...]
Proof of Address must fall
We all know that sinking feeling when the bank tells you that the proof of address you brought does not meet the required standard. You then have to [...]
To share or not to share
Against the backdrop of the financial sector playing a key role in mobilising resources to achieve economic growth, Zimbabwe has in recent times seen [...]
African digital platforms and the future of digital financial services
As societies and economies change, so should the financial products that serve them.The insight2impact facility ׀ i2i in partnership with [...]
Tipping the scale in favour of payment systems in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)
For a moment, cast your mind back over the last week. How many payments did you make with your credit card during the week? The answer is most likely [...]
Preparing your organisation to navigate change
Shungu Chirunda, the new chair of the Cenfri Board, shares her views on the factors that contribute to the success with which organisations are able [...]
Where are the flows? Exploring barriers to remittances in sub-Saharan Africa
Remittance flows represent an increasingly important source of income for sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Between 2012 and 2015, formal flows steadily grew [...]
A-trader: Promoting investment and savings with robo-advisor services
A case study on DataHack4FI Innovation Award winner for Tanzania  A-trader seeks to assist fellow Tanzanians in reaching their financial and [...]