Africa's digital financial journey

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It’s been 15 years since M-Pesa changed the landscape of African banking forever. What are the factors that made mobile money a success in some markets and a failure in others? Amid evolving offerings from fintechs and banks, do new mobile money entrants in markets such as Nigeria still have a role to play in broadening financial inclusion? 

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Functional banking magic

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The past 20 years have seen an explosion of cool tech, shiny digital apps and progressive business models, not all have migrated successfully to traditional banking. Have we lingered too long in the glittering halls of cutting edge? Have we forgotten the real goals of reliable, trustworthy, and functional banking? Is it time to find the real magic in building a bank that works?

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Previous podcast series

Banking in transition

   

As the world began to come to terms with the new normal under a global pandemic in 2021, The Banker's editors conducted exclusive interviews covering the latest trends and developments in capital markets, risk management, transaction banking, sustainability and green finance, and technology.

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Banking under pressure 

     

The global pandemic shocked the world and banks had to react quickly to the new market dynamics, making a mass shift to digitally serving their customers and supporting staff. Exclusive interviews and analysis from The Banker covers how the banking industry adapted during 2020.

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