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    Blog post | 21 December 2018 | Olivia Elliot

Is Cash No Longer King? A surge in the use of online remittance services

Africa | Digital finance services | Financial Systems | Remittances

Remittances are a pivotal, though often unseen, driver of economic growth across Africa, in particular having a positive pro-poor effect on health, education and human capital development. The continent’s remittance economy has grown quietly and organically, taking up...

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    Document | December 2018 | Cenfri

Where are the Flows? Exploring Barriers to Remittances in sub-Saharan Africa

Africa | Ethiopia | Ivory Coast | Nigeria | Uganda | Digital finance services | Financial Systems | Remittances

As part of FSD Africa’s Risk, Remittance and Integrity (RRI) Programme, Cenfri is producing a seven-part study series which seeks to provide an overview of the remittances market, gaps and barriers in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), conclude on what is required to reduce...

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    23 November 2018

Gender Specialist

Africa | Kenya | SSA | Financial Systems | Gender

FSD Africa is a financial sector development programme based in Nairobi. It is funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) and aims to reduce poverty across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by building financial markets that are efficient,...

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    23 November 2018

Investment Manager

Africa | SSA | Development Capital | Investment Capital

Created in 2012, FSD Africa is a multi-million-pound financial sector development programme based in Nairobi. It is funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) and aims to reduce poverty across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by building...

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    23 November 2018

Procurement Officer

Africa | Kenya | SSA | Programme Management

FSD Africa is a regional financial sector development programme, funded by the UK’s Department for International Development, which aims to increase prosperity, create jobs and reduce poverty by bringing about a transformation in financial markets in Sub-Saharan Africa...

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    23 November 2018

Investment Analyst

Africa | SSA | Development Capital | Investment Capital

Created in 2012, FSD Africa is a multi-million-pound financial sector development programme based in Nairobi. It is funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) and aims to reduce poverty across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by building...

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    Blog post | 8 August 2018 | Cynthia Rudge - Dgen Net

Taking Open Banking to Africa

Africa | Open Banking

  “Across the globe a quiet data revolution is underway. The idea that African banking clients could, in the future, have the power to own and share their data to get the best possible deal is an idea we should start to embrace more fully.” So said Joe Huxley,...

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    Blog post | 10 April 2018 | Saurabh Sharma, Aparna Dalal, Peris Mburu

Organising for Change…

Africa | Change management | Insurance

This blog focuses on key ingredients necessary in obtaining buy- in for Change Management to happen in a large insurance company. 1. Create a structure First, it is vital that insurers put in place a structure to guide, plan and review the change process. A steering...

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