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2019 African Finance Journal Conference

8th May 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9th May 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Theme: Applied Research in Accounting, Finance, Insurance and Economics on Africa

The African Finance Association in partnership with Africagrowth Institute, Chartered Institute of Development Finance, the Development Finance Centre (GSB) and several academic, financial, banking and research institutions, will be hosting the 16th Annual African Finance Journal Conference in Zimbabwe on the 8-9 May 2019. The conference will bring together academic, banking, financial and insurance researchers and practitioners throughout Africa and beyond to discuss issues impacting on banking, finance and insurance sectors in Africa. The emphasis of the conference will be on high-quality practitioners discussions and empirical research presentations focusing on issues relevant to emerging trends in banking, finance and insurance which have special relevance to Africa’s development. The conference will focus (not exclusively) on the following:

Topics will include issues around the following
  • Emerging Stock Markets Research
  • Microfinance
  • Emerging Corporae 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
Scientific Committee
  • Prof. Kalu Ojah (Wits)
  • 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)

Details

Start:
8th May 2019 @ 8:00 am
End:
9th May 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Elephant Hills Resort
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe + Google Map