- Former Nigerian finance minister urges central banks on job creation
- Okonjo-Uweala says incentives for youth and women can boost economy
- Financial experts grace 24th Joseph Mubiru memorial lecture in Kampala
Renowned financial expert and former Nigerian financial minister Ngozi Okonjo-Uweala has urged central banks in Africa to take a leading role in ensuring an environment that supports job creation and economic opportunities for the youth and women.
Ngozi warns that if this segment of the population is not offered incentives, Africa’s economy will remain at a slow growth pace.
She made the remarks while presenting at the 24th Joseph Mubiru memorial lecture that coincided with the Bank of Uganda 50-year anniversary celebrations.