Africa Leaders Urge Closer Ties Amid Post-COVID "Better Normal"

Central banks in Africa are responding to COVID-19 by investing in practical solutions that bring disadvantaged groups into formal financial services, accelerating their ability to recover and build resilience against future crises, leaders said on 30 June.

During the first-of-its-kind AFI leaders virtual dialogue, leaders from 19 African central banks, finance ministries and government treasuries discussed the policy interventions and challenges facing their institutions in advancing financial inclusion amid the current pandemic.