Banking in Africa
The Digital Transformation Imperative

African Banker, in partnership with Backbase, invites you to watch a new webinar on how to rise to the current challenge.

Digital has never been more important. As expected, analysts and industry experts are stating that the current crisis will accelerate the digital revolution and adoption of technology in Africa. This will, and in fact already has, create huge opportunities for banks that are prepared to undergo a digital transformation.

(Source: GSMA report, 2019)

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of the world population will have access to the internet by 2025. Sub-Saharan Africa will have the highest growth rate over the next 7 years, in terms of internet users.

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is the expected number of mobile subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2025.

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of the total active mobile money accounts in the world are from users in Sub-Saharan Africa.

In this webinar, experts will cover practical steps on the  road to becoming digital-first:

–What can be done to support staff and customers during a crisis.

–How to remove friction to support growth and customer acquisition.

–The best ways to support innovation through collaboration with fintechs and startups.

–An honest look at the future of the banking industry and how banks can adapt.

People have placed their trust in banks, and the Covid-19 crisis will show which banks have and have not earned it. We hope this session will help you in rising to the current challenge that Africa, and the world, is facing.


–Nvalaye Kourouma – Group Head, Chief Digital Officer, Ecobank

–Ifeoma Onibuje – Divisional Head, Electronic Banking, Fidelity Bank Plc

–Jouk Pleiter – CEO and founder, Backbase

–Cornel Dixon – Head of Africa, Backbase

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