EVENTS | 26 MAY 2021 Digitising Africa Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Insights and Events > Digitising Africa SHARE Driving digitisation and Africanacity into 2022 and beyond If Covid-19 has accelerated the adoption of digital solutions globally, in many key sectors Africa was ahead of the game. The uptake of fintech in the region has long outstripped more developed markets with established banks moving in to compete with challenger financial services providers. As businesses from sectors ranging from insurance to retail and banking to healthcare seek to implement their digital strategies, we’ll be discussing the challenges and opportunities of digitising Africa’s economies. https://cib.absa.africa/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/file_example_MP3_700KB.mp3 Related Reports EVENT Africa Financial Markets Index 2018 The continent’s financial markets have remained resilient and innovative amid slowing worldwide growth after the synchronised upturn of 2017. However, they remain fragmented and shallow compared to their equivalents in Latin America and Asia. EVENT Africa Financial Markets Index 2019 The continent’s challenges are clearly visible, and its countries are crafting actionable solutions. Highlighting the positive developments in market infrastructure and the fostering of market Growth, The 2019 Absa Africa Financial Markets Index report assesses progress and potential across six key pillars: EVENT Africa Financial Markets Index 2020 The 2020 Absa Africa Financial Markets Index report launch will provide an in-depth look into the continent’s financial markets.