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CBDCs in Africa

When CBDCs first came to the fore, many touted such a move as a game-changer in digital finance. Many had thought that the adoption of CBDCs in Africa would take the shape of the adoption of cryptocurrencies, where the region leads in many aspects. However, challenges remain. Lack of the requisite infrastructure, low levels of financial literacy, and operational and regulatory challenges have combined to contribute to low penetration and adoption rates for CBDCs.

The lack of adoption is a current failure point for many launched CBDCs. Nigeria’s eNaira had a million customers one year into its launch, a smattering of its 221 million population. The real challenge of CBDCs lies in developing a clear sense of purpose. African central banks must answer to the kind of role that CBDCs will play in the economy and financial systems.…

Invest in Africa mining
  • Africa is now realising the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA)
  • Africa economy is expected to grow by 3.8 percent in 2022
  • Africa has 60 percent of its population under age of 25

Africa's economy is rising and it has been for a while now. For the intelligent investor, it is wise to rise with it side by side as Africa remains the most naturally endowed continent on the planet. This in terms of human and other natural resources. Hence to Invest in Africa is the next big thing as the region needs a 360 touch on its manufacturing industries.

With projected growth hitting 1.5 billion people, Africa stands as the most profitable ground for investors within the mining, transport and services sector. The region is not only advancing economically but diplomatically too.  

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is yet another breeding ground for success in the