EVENTS | 26 MAY 2021

Digitising Africa


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.

Related Reports


Absa Africa Financial Markets Index 2021

No other report dives deeper into Africa’s true potential. 23 surveyed economies, with insights and tools across 6 metrics – geared towards highlighting Africa’s growth potential.


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.


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: