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    News Item | 15 July 2016

Seven Things We Learned About Peer-to-Peer Finance Markets in East Africa

SSA | Crowdfunding | Financial Inclusion | Peer-to-Peer Finance

On 15 June 2016, just over one month ago, the crowdfunding industry in East Africa came together for the first time. This East African Crowdfunding Indaba & Marketplace was co-hosted by FSD Africa and the Kenya Capital Markets Authority, and attended by 65 representative...

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    News Item | 13 July 2016

FSD Africa Rolls Out Professional Writing Clinics

SSA | Skills development

In May 2016, and in partnership with Innergy2000 Ltd, FSDA under the FSD Academy umbrella delivered two professional writing clinics with 27 participants from both FSD Africa and FSD Kenya. The FSD Academy, which is the FSDs staff training and induction centre, was...

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    News Item | 17 June 2016

FSD Africa and the Uganda Capital Markets Authority sign MoU

Uganda | Capital markets | Skills development

Friday 17th June 2016, Nairobi— Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSD Africa) and the Capital Markets Authority of Uganda (CMA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which sets out how the two organisations will collaborate to drive capital markets...

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    News Item | 30 March 2016

New Partnership to Help 1,500 DFS Professionals Boost Financial Inclusion

SSA | Digital finance services | Financial Inclusion | Skills development

A new certified training programme in digital money will help 1,500 professionals gain technical knowledge and drive innovation in digital money, thanks to a partnership between FSD Africa and the Digital Frontiers Institute (DFI). FSD Africa is investing US$1.5 million...

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