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15 May 2018
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Man on the street in Kailahun, Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone's approach to setting up a regulatory sandbox for financial inclusion holds important lessons for other countries.
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09 May 2018
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Burundi farmers learn about solar lamps
Lockout technology has enabled creditors to help poor people finance solar systems and light their homes, but it’s not very popular with consumers. What are the pros and cons?
07 May 2018
Kenyans show their mobile phones
Kenyans can now send money between the country's two largest digital wallet services, Airtel and M-Pesa, the latest step toward interoperability in East Africa.
30 April 2018
Despite global progress toward universal access to financial services, the gender gap remains at 9 percentage points in developing countries. Here's a look at what the 2017 Global Findex tells us about women's access to financial services.

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