Cina Lawson among keynote speakers for the 2020 Africa Fintech Summit

Wednesday, 04 November 2020 13:49
Cina Lawson among keynote speakers for the 2020 Africa Fintech Summit

(Togo First) - The Togolese Minister of the digital economy and digital transformation, Cina Lawson, will be a keynote speaker at the Africa Fintech Summit which will take place next week. Lawson will give a keynote address on the second day of the three-day virtual event (November 9, 10, and 12). 

The summit will gather many actors from Africa and the world who will discuss financing technologies and financial inclusion in Africa. 

As a minister, Cina Lawson is leading Togo through “a profound transition to an inclusive digital economy. She is also diversifying private participation in the telecommunications sector, spearheading regulatory reforms for data protection and electronic transactions, setting up an innovation hub, and driving initiatives to deploy high-speed fiber broadband that links key institutions.”

Besides her, other major actors that will take part in the event include Admassu Tadesse, President and CEO of Trade and Development Bank (TDB), and around 60 top executives from companies like MFS Africa, Jumia, DPO Group, Y-Combinator, Yoco, AMOLE, DHL Logistics, Flutterwave, EFG Hermes, and Citigroup. 

It is important to highlight the participation of Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, who will give a keynote speech on the final day of the event. Dorsey will speak on the correlation between decentralized finance, cryptocurrencies, and financial inclusion in Africa. 

Ayi Renaud Dossavi

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