Strengthening digital infrastructure for AfCFTA

August 4, 2021 The Nation Online 0 Comments

In Nigeria and across the continent, there exists a massive investment opportunity to address digital inclusion.

According to World Bank’s estimate, more than $100 billion of capital is required to bring sub-Saharan Africa to acceptable levels of digital access by 2030.

In line with global trends in civilised societies where the digital platform is the first option in everything, Federal Government, had in 2019, unveiled the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) while the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and other stakeholders unveiled a National Financial Inclusion Strategy that targeted the reduction of the percentage of adult Nigerians excluded from financial services from 46.3 percent in 2010 to 20 percent last year. Read More.

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