Adaugo Nwankpa

Statistical and Economics Analyst with a focus on social development.

Kenya’s Safaricom suspends plans to launch Huawei's 5G mobile network in Kenya

Kenya’s Safaricom suspends plans to launch Huawei's 5G mobile network in Kenya
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With the company having already completed its testing and trials of the network’s new high-speed mobile connections, the news definitely came as a surprise to analysts and stakeholders alike. Many had expected that Safaricom would make its 5G service operational by the end of 2020 or sometime in the

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News
Applications Now Open For Machel-Mandela 2021 Fellowship Programme For Young African Graduates

Applications Now Open For Machel-Mandela 2021 Fellowship Programme For Young African Graduates
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An all-inclusive stipend per month and accommodation will be provided.

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Opportunities
NIGERIA: What you should know about the newly approved NIMC app

NIGERIA: What you should know about the newly approved NIMC app
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According to the Nigeria Communications Commission, the app has been upgraded to now include a module for linking mobile numbers with National Identification Number.

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Digital inclusion
NIN: Nigeria lists fresh conditions for SIM replacement

NIN: Nigeria lists fresh conditions for SIM replacement
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Nigeria's Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami decided on the new policy in response to a technical committee report.

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Digital inclusion
WhatsApp to stop working on these devices from Jan 1, 2021

WhatsApp to stop working on these devices from Jan 1, 2021
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While some users of older devices will still be able to access WhatsApp by updating to the latest software, WhatsApp will become permanently inaccessible to some devices from January 1, 2021, onwards. Find out if your device is one of them.

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Digital inclusion
Over 80 New Fintechs Spring Up in UAE Despite Economic Contraction

Over 80 New Fintechs Spring Up in UAE Despite Economic Contraction
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87 new fintechs joined the DIFC during the first half of 2020, culminating in a 75% year-on-year (YoY) increase.

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News
USAID Digital Payments Toolkit 2020

USAID Digital Payments Toolkit 2020
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A Toolkit for Using Digital Payments in Development Programs.

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Digital inclusion
COVID 19: COVAX rolls out globally in H1 2021 – WHO

COVID 19: COVAX rolls out globally in H1 2021 – WHO
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This was made known in the WHO report, where COVAX announced that the arrangement is on behalf of 190 participating economies in the first half of 2021.

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Report