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Mastercard on how to accelerate financial inclusion amid the COVID-19 crisis

The great lock-down as it has come to be called accelerated the need for innovative ways as it became more evident that getting financial support to those most in need had become a practical challenge. But how quick could countries accelerate financial inclusion, Raghav Prasad, Division President, Sub-Saharan Africa, Mastercard joins CNBC Africa for more.

World Economic Forum: How digital technologies can deliver inclusive growth in Africa

Digital technologies are the most penetrated human invention in history but can it deliver on promises of inclusive growth, and what advantages does it bring to the future of Africa? CNBC Africa talks digitalisation with Raghav Prasad, Division President for Sub-Saharan Africa, Mastercard and Bhaskar Chakravorti, Dean of Global Business, The Fletcher School, Tufts University.

World Economic Forum: How Mastercard plans to get informal traders to bank for the first time

Raghav Prasad is the man who believes he can transform digital banking landscapes in Africa, He also believes he can get millions of informal traders dealing in cash on the streets to go to banks for the first time in their lives. Prasad, Division President for Sub-Saharan Africa at Mastercard joins CNBC Africa for more.

How Mastercard is creating efficient intra-Africa payment systems

Scalability and having bankable ventures is still a challenge for many African start-ups but with more connectivity, intra-Africa trade, comes the opportunity of a digital economy that they can take advantage of. Raghav Prasad, Mastercard Division President for Sub Saharan Africa joins CNBC Africa for more.