Tag: financial inclusion

VFD Microfinance Bank on innovative banking in a COVID-19 world

Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic the Central Bank of Nigeria planned to achieve 80 per cent financial inclusion across its formal and informal sectors by 2020. Managing Director and CEO, VFD Microfinance Bank, Zuby Emodi, joins CNBC Africa to discuss innovative banking and how Nigeria can achieve its set financial inclusion goals.

How gender inclusivity makes women businesses more financially viable

Achieving financial inclusion for women in Africa is not only beneficial to the women on the continent but has a greater economic impact on Africa according to distinguished scholar Dr. Tererai Trent. CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera spoke with Dr. Trent for more.

Global Gender Summit 2019: “Put prejudice behind us and give women access to finance” says Akinwumi Adesina

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina has called for greater access to finance for African women when he addressed the inaugural session of the Global Gender Summit.

Global Gender Summit: UBA’s Kennedy Uzoka on how to expand financial inclusion for African women

The Group Managing Director and CEO of United Bank of Africa (UBA), Kennedy Uzoka says financial inclusion goes beyond owning a mobile phone. Uzoka was highlighting ways to get more African women into the financial system on the sidelines of the Global Gender Summit in Rwanda. He joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor for more.

BankservAfrica’s Jan Pilbauer on how to create financial inclusion in Africa

Jan Pilbauer, Chief Payments and Innovation Officer at BankservAfrica joins CNBC Africa for more on payment innovations and financial services infrastructure in Africa.

CEO of TBA breaks down banking sector’s new code of conduct

Yesterday during the Tanzania Banker's Association's Conference on Financial Inclusion, a new code of conduct for the country's banking sector was launched. This comes at a time when the regulators are cracking down on banks to establish their primary data centres in the country. CEO of CRDB Bank and Chairman of the Tanzania Banking Association, Abdulmajid Nsekela joins CNBC Africa for more.

Funsho Akere on how banks & fintechs can collaborate to cover Nigeria’s unbanked

What is the true cost implication of financial inclusion for Nigeria? Stanbic Capital's Chief Executive, Funsho Akere says the future of Nigeria's unbanked population lies in collaborations between Fintechs and banks. He joins CNBC Africa's Christy Cole for more.

Demola Sogunle of Stanbic IBTC Bank on deepening financial inclusion in Nigeria

Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Bank, Demola Sogunle, says financial inclusion in Nigeria is a national agenda. At the bank's ongoing West Africa Investor's conference in Lagos, he spoke to CNBC Africa's Christy Cole for more.