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Investment bank predicts Africa’s remittance market will reach $500bn by 2025

Remittances are a vital cog in the African economy, but they remain relatively costly compared to the rest of the world. Despite this, investment bank DAI Magister sees African remittances primed as a market primed for investment, and predicts it will grow to $500bn by 2025. For Risana Zitha, Managing Director and Head of Africa at DAI Magister, the shift to mobile money will bring a wave of innovation, lowering remittance costs and propelling the market to new heights.