THE Colloquium on Digital Finance in Africa was opened on 22 October 2018 by Mr Trevor Manuel, former South African Minister of Finance. His keynote address was followed by a panel discussion on ‘The Impact of Digital Finance on Africa’s Growth’.
The panelists were Mr Nnamdi Oranye, founder of Disrupting Africa and fin-tech author, and Mr Stephen Mwaura Nduati, an international technology consultant. The discussion was chaired by Prof Saurabh Sinha, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Johannesburg. A reception followed.
The opening was attended by about 150 people. An edited version of Mr Manuel’s opening address will be posted soon. To view the webcast on the UJ YouTube channel, click on the link below.OPENING SESSION