2018 African Finance, Banking and Insurance Conference

Date: 18 April 2018 - 19 April 2018

Time: Full Days

Venue: Kenya School of Monetary Studies Nairobi, Kenya



GSB Connect presents


Keynote Speaker:
Prof. Lemma Senbet, Executive Director: AERC

Scientific Committee
Prof. Kalu Ojah (Wits)  
Assoc. Prof. Mills Soko (Univ. of Cape Town)  
Prof. Charles Adjasi (University of Stellenbosch)
Prof. Kwaku Opong (University of Glasgow)
Dr. O.O Othata (University of Bostwana)
Prof. Smile Dube (California State University, Sacramento)
Prof Eskandar Tooma (The American University in Cairo)
Dr. Kenneth Mwenda, (World Bank)
Dr. Rose Ngugi (KIPPRA, Kenya)
Prof. Joel Eita (University of Johannesburg)
Dr. Esman Nyamongo (Central Bank of Kenya)
Dr. Maureen Were (Central Bank of Kenya)
Dr. Adeleke Salami (African Development Bank)
Dr. Frances Obafemi (University of Calabar, Nigeria)
Dr. Michael Olagunju (Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria)
Dr. Odongo Kodongo (University of Witwatersrand)
Prof Nicholas Biekpe (University of Cape Town & Africagrowth Institute)
Prof Nicholas Odhiambo (UNISA)
Prof Matthew Ocran (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University)
Dr. John Mutenyo (Brookings Institute, USA)
Prof Sheriffdeen Tella (Olabisi Onabanjo University)
Prof Franklin Michello (Middle Tennessee State University)
Dr. Lucas Njoroge (Central Bank of Kenya)
Dr. Roseline Misati (Central Bank of Kenya)
Dr. Moses Sichei (Central Bank of Kenya)
Dr. Anne Kamau (Central Bank of Kenya)
Dr. Moses Kiptui (KSMS Research Centre, Kenya)
Prof Heinz Klingelhofer (Tshwane University of Technology)
Dr. Sephooko Motelle (Central Bank of Lesotho)
Dr. Michael Adebiyi (Central Bank of Nigeria)
Dr. Zwelakhe Tshandu (Development Bank of Southern Africa)
Dr. Anthony Coleman (Afreximbank)
Dr. Patricia Makoni (University of South Africa)
Dr. Abdul Latif Alhassan (University of Cape Town)

The Conference will focus (not exclusively) on the following areas:
Emerging Stock Markets Research
Emerging Corporate Finance
Commodities Markets Research
Emerging Bond Markets Research
Trade Finance
Environmental Finance
Responsible Investment
Development Accounting
Development Economics
Agricultural Finance
Capital Adequacy & Planning: Exploring the future for capital in the banking sector
Export Finance Insurance Finance in Africa
Emerging Banking Research
Corporate Governance Regulatory Issues in Africa
SME Finance
Issues on the Basel Accord
FDI and Portfolio Investment in Africa
Financial Risk Management in Emerging Markets
Other areas of Development Finance and Economics
Islamic Finance
Financial Inclusion
Credit Risk Analysis
Retail banking in Africa
Growth of mobile banking in Africa
Corporate Finance and Investments

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Important Information:

  • Please note that seating is limited.
  • An e-mail will be forwarded to you confirming your booking. (Please remember to check your “Junk Mail” Inbox)
  • If you are no longer to attend please notify us at lydia@africagrowth.com 


Associate Professor Mills Soko

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