For immediate release: 5th Africa Fintech Summit to be held virtually WASHINGTON, D.C: The fifth Africa Fintech Summit (AFTS) will be hosted virtually this year through the Accelevents platform on November 9, 10, and 12.. The Summit takes place at the backdrop of the global COVID-19 pandemic that has brought unprecedented need for digital […]
On March 11th, the World Health Organization’s announced the classification of coronavirus (COVID-19) as a global pandemic. Out of an abundance of caution and due to limited travel among global fintech stakeholders at this time, we are postponing this year?s D.C. summit (originally planned for April 17) until October 16-17, 2020, to coincide with the Annual […]
The RegTech Investors Consultative Summit, hosted by Africa investor Group and Dedalus Global, brought together nine global RegTech stakeholders to discuss opportunities for RegTech in the context of the digitization of African economies and the recently adopted African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The Summit, which was Chaired by Hubert Danso, CEO and Chairman Africa […]
December 2019 On November 21, 2019 over 400 fintechs, regulators, investors, and financial service executives from across 30 countries and 4 continents convened at the Sheraton Addis in Ethiopia for the 4th Africa Fintech Summit (AFTS). This is a significant milestone in Ethiopia as the country seeks to liberalize its telecommunications sector, improve the ease […]
This ?5 Questions? interview is with Admassu Tadesse, President & Chief Executive of Trade and Development Bank (TDB).
Investment opportunities in Ethiopia abound. Read this special investor’s perspective by AFTS on why to invest in Ethiopia.
This ?5 Questions? interview is with Moritz Weigel, Founding Director of The China Africa Advisory.
In our ?5 Questions? series, we ask partners in the AFTS ecosystem to share about their work and unique perspective on fintech. This ?5 Questions? interview is with PeaceTech Lab CEO Sheldon Himelfarb. What is the objective of PeaceTech Lab? Our mantra at PeaceTech Lab is ?we put the right tools in the right hands to […]
This ?5 Questions? interview is with Joshua Oigara, the CEO & MD of KCB Group, which is a sponsor of the AFTS Addis Ababa event.
PRESS RELEASE – The Africa Fintech Summit (AFTS) is pleased to announce that KCB Group PLC will be partnering with AFTS as a sponsor for the November 21st summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.