H.E. Dr. -Ing. Getahun Mekuria to be a keynote speaker for AFTS Addis

H.E. Dr. -Ing. Getahun Mekuria, Ethiopia’s Minister of Innovation and Technology, will be a keynote speaker.

5 Questions with Yilkal Abate, ICT-ET Vice President

This ?5 Questions? interview is with Yilkal Abate, the Vice President of ICT-ET, which is a strategic partner of the AFTS Addis Ababa event.

U.S. State Department to Partner with AFTS Addis Ababa

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 9, 2019 The Africa Fintech Summit (AFTS) is pleased to announce that the United States Department of State will be joining AFTS in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia as a partner for the November 21st summit. The 4th edition of AFTS will focus on the future of banking, mobile money […]

Photo Gallery – UNGA Fintech in Africa Roundtable

Photos from the Fintech in Africa Roundtable in New York City on September 25, 2019.

5 Questions with Yemiru Chanyalew, CEO of Moneta Technologies

This ?5 Questions? interview is with Yemiru Chanyalew, the CEO of Moneta Technologies S.C., whose mobile wallet platform AMOLE is a sponsor of the AFTS Addis Ababa event.

5 Questions with VC4A CEO Ben White

This “5 Questions” interview is with Ben White, Founder & CEO of VC4A.

Addis Ababa to host the Africa Fintech Summit

On November 21, leading innovators, investors, and policy makers from around the world will gather in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the 4th edition of the Africa Fintech Summit (AFTS). With participants who represent over $4.5bn in private equity and venture capital funding, the AFTS is the premier global initiative dedicated to financial technology in Africa. […]

Press Release: Africa Fintech Lagos

Over 500 Stakeholders Gathered at the Africa Fintech Summit in Lagos. Read the full press release…

How Mobile is Your Money?

Travelling across Africa?s 54 countries, you could potentially transact in roughly 40 different currencies, on over 150 mobile money services, and through a countless number of payment solutions.

Cracking the mobile money nut

Mobile money is Africa?s most well-publicized fintech innovation. Though often hailed as the gateway to financial inclusion, many have begun to lose faith in its promise.