Tag: Financial literacy
The Managing Director of the Education Partnership Center, Modupe Adefeso-Olateju says it is absolutely critical for children to understand that there are different types of literacy one of which is financial literacy. She joins CNBC Africa’s Samuel Onalaru on the sidelines of the 19th Essay Competition organized by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
In Rwanda, Low financial literacy has been a persistent challenge and has often been blamed for issues such as low savings and poor investment decisions. However a group of young people have teamed up to find solutions to the challenge. Richard Rubayita, Founder of College Association Rwanda (CAR) joins CNBC Africa for more.
It's not taught in grade school but many people think it should be, financial literacy is often looked over and one HR firm has decided to take matters into their own hands by hosting a masterclass on the topic. For more CNBC Africa is joined by Celine Uwineza, co-founder of Right Seat.
About 40 per cent of Tanzanians are still excluded from the financial system. To tackle the demand and supply-side constraints, Bank of Tanzania and the International Finance Corporation today launched a Credit Reporting Awareness and Financial Literacy Campaign. To explore more on credit reporting and why it matters for Tanzanians CNBC Africa is joined by Nkanwa Magina, Credit Reference Operations Manager, Bank of Tanzania.
As a tool for building an all-inclusive economy in Nigeria, economists and educationist are clamouring for the promotion of financial literacy among teenagers and youths in the country; Osita Ede, Head; Consumer Liability Products at Diamond Bank joins CNBC Africa to discuss this.
CNBC Africa reportage has boosted financial literacy
Boitumelo Mothoagae | Liberty Do you feel uncomfortable when you hear the terms, ‘investment portfolio’, ‘inflation’ and ‘insurance’? Are you filled with doubt and intimidation at the thought of signing a new investment...