Africa’s postal services regulator, UPU, has stressed on the need for member states to employ financial inclusion ensure that theRead more
Nigeria’s Minister of Communications said the Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST), will soon introduce Post Bank to bring banking services to rural dwellers.Mr Adebayo Shittu said this today while addressing journalists in Ibadan.He said Postbank would avail rural dwellers access to banking services through NIPOST offices across the country.Read more
IFAD and its partners of the African Postal Financial Services Initiative are organizing the African Conference on Remittances and Postal Networks, that will be held on 4 and 5 March 2015 at the Townhouse Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa.
The conference is organized in the framework of the African Postal Financial Services Initiative (APFSI), a joint regional programme launched by IFAD’s Financing Facility for Remittances (FFR) in collaboration with the World Bank, the Universal Postal Union (UPU), the World Savings Banks Institute/European Savings Banks Group (WSBI/ESBG), and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), and co-financed by the European Union. This unique partnership is aimed at enhancing competition in the African remittance market by promoting and enabling post offices in Africa to offer remittance and financial services.