Singapore, Kenya central banks to jointly organise first ever Afro-Asia FinTech Festival

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SINGAPORE (May 7): The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) jointly announced that they will be organising the inaugural Afro-Asia FinTech Festival.

The first of its kind event will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, from July 15-16, 2019. It will provide a platform for connections, collaborations and exchange of ideas between Africa and Asia, as well as further boost the FinTech ecosystems in the two regions.

Dubbed “FinTech in the Savannah”, the theme of this year’s festival is “Sustainable Finance: Inclusive and Green”. The festival will explore financial services innovations from emerging Afro-Asian markets that can transform legacy systems, and bring about...(click on link for full story on