African countries plan to link payment systems – Rwangombwa

Rwanda central bank governor promotes scope for fintech growth in Africa

Sopnendu Mohanty and John Rwangombwa
Sopnendu Mohanty (left) and John Rwangombwa

A project aimed at creating a new payments system linking Rwanda, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and some other countries will be launched in August during the Inclusive Fintech Forum in Kigali, according to John Rwangombwa.

The governor of the National Bank of Rwanda, speaking at the Point Zero Forum in Zurich on July 3, said this project will “show how we can interoperate our systems across different” countries.

Rwangombwa said African central banks are working to create payment systems that facilitate

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