Mike Ogbalu, CEO of the Pan-African Payment Settlement System (PAPSS) at the African Export-Import Bank, discusses PAPSS, a cross border, financial market infrastructure enabling payment transactions across Africa. Related Content Foresight Africa podcast is part of the Brookings Podcast Network. Subscribe and listen on Apple, Spotify, and wherever you listen to podcasts. Send feedback email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and…
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