KENYA IS SET TO HOST THE 2ND ANNUAL AFRICA DIGITAL FINANCE SUMMIT IN FEBRUARY 2022

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Kenya is set to host the 2nd annual Africa Digital Finance Summit (ADFS) on 22nd – 24th February 2022 The three-day event themed “The Future of Finance in Africa; our pathway to financial freedom” will incorporate a thoughtleadership conference featuring governments, central banks across Africa, prominent executives representing global Fintech operators, start-ups, professionals and decision makers across the world in the
financial, economic, technology, fintech and block chain industry to deliberate and forge a pathway towards the future of finance in Africa.o

“The Africa Digital Finance Summit 2022 (ADFS) will provide Africa
with an opportunity to leapfrog the mistakes of the West by
reimagining entire systems of production, financial services, and
governance fueled by financial innovations & blockchain technologies
thus positioning her as the continent where solutions in Finance will
be implemented successfully.” Says Mary Njoki, Organizer and CEO of
Glass House PR.

Coming at the backdrop of the Free Trade Agreement in Africa, this
annual summit will spearhead the conversation of re-defining value
exchange for Africans and encouraging them to leverage on Digital
and Decentralized Finance in their businesses and everyday
transactions.

The African Fintech report of 2020 states that Africa as a continent
has an edge with technology because the mobile subscription
penetration rates are up to 80%, thus this summit aims to position
Africa as the continent where innovative solutions in digital and
decentralized finance will be found and implemented successfully.
During the Africa Digital Finance Summit 2022, the ADFS Report of
2021 will be presented and released to the public.

Conversations in the summit will include; understanding blockchain
technologies and cryptocurrencies, Implementation of DeFi in
Africa, Policies governing disruption in finance, Introduction of
central bank digital currencies in Africa, the introduction of
NFTs for art, amongst other topics. “It was a great honour for me to
speak during ADFS summit 2021, I look forward to a great
conversation in 2022 as we chart out a pathway towards the future of
finance in Africa”. Said, Dr. Olufunso Regional Principal Officer, Africa
Development Bank.

The climax of the Summit will be an award ceremony; The Africa
digital finance summit awards recognizing various players in the
African Digital and Decentralized Finance industry with the aim of
championing for and encouraging new innovations and celebrating
the startups/ companies that have contributed to the growth of the
industry in Africa.