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Why are so many of us still unbanked?

For most people having a bank account, being able to save our money or borrow, whether it's for a personal reason or business venture, is an essential part of life. But nearly 2 billion people around the world have no access to a bank account or digital access to money services. For sub-Saharan Africa the 'unbanked' represent over 60 percent of the population. In Africa Daily Karnie Sharp now looks at why so many people remain 'unbanked' and what's being done to overcome this financial exclusion.

Host: Karnie Sharp (@KarnieSharp on Twitter)

Guests: Ojok Okello founder of Okere City, based in Uganda
Geoffrey Mulei, CEO of Tanda, Kenya


10 minutes