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Digitalization and Emerging Models of Economic Development in Africa: The Role of Fintech

Thursday, October 7, 2021

For the past six years, FSD Kenya has been hosting its annual lecture that continues to contribute to Kenya’s inclusive financial system and support its long-term development goals.

Working closely with the Government, financial service industry, donors, and other partners, the lecturers share groundbreaking research, innovations, and debate platforms through which notable speakers share candid stellar expert information.

This year, the 2021 virtual annual lecture will focus on Digitalisation and emerging economic development models in Africa: The role of fintech. The lecture will be on 7th October 2021 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM in East Africa.

Renowned Professor Bitange Ndemo will be the keynote speaker at this year’s annual lecture. He is a professor of entrepreneurship at the University of Nairobi, Kenya and a former Permanent Secretary of Kenya’s Ministry of Information and Communication. An author and expert in ICT and its influence on economic development in Africa, he has also been pivotal in developing a road map for digital transformation, open data and simplification of data for ordinary citizens in Africa to consume.

  • Language English
  • Keywords FinTech