Ola Olaoluwa

Ola Olaoluwa

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APPLY: IMF Fund Internship Program 2021 for Young Professionals (Paid)

APPLY: IMF Fund Internship Program 2021 for Young Professionals (Paid)
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You will work closely with an experienced IMF colleague on a current issue or research question of importance to our members.

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Nigeria's Cowrywise bags $3 million in pre-Series A round

Nigeria's Cowrywise bags $3 million in pre-Series A round
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Nigerian fintech, Cowrywise, has raised $3 million in a funding round led by Quona capital.

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ANT IPO: Governor of China's Central Bank Renews Resumption Hopes

ANT IPO: Governor of China's Central Bank Renews Resumption Hopes
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Ant Group’s initial public offering (IPO) could resume if the company resolves its issues, Yi Gang, governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has hinted.

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Uganda-based solar startup Innovex raises seed funding

Uganda-based solar startup Innovex raises seed funding
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The startup which provides pay as you go (PAYG) and remote monitoring for solar companies has closed a seed funding round to help it scale its technology across Africa.

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How Mastercard, Visa, PayPal & Co can stay relevant in the coming era of National Digital Currencies

How Mastercard, Visa, PayPal & Co can stay relevant in the coming era of National Digital Currencies
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Reports say up to 80% of the world's countries are already considering the possibility of issuing national digital currencies, which will lead to bypassing the payment intermediaries in the market. What can these firms do to stay relevant?

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WhatsApp goes one further, uses status updates to tackle users' privacy policy concerns

WhatsApp goes one further, uses status updates to tackle users' privacy policy concerns
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In a move that kickstarted in India, America and Europe, WhatsApp has now taken to the status update feature to restate its commitment to its African users' privacy.

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Glo leads Nigeria's telcos in data subscription for 2020 Q3 - NBS

Glo leads Nigeria's telcos in data subscription for 2020 Q3 - NBS
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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said telecommunications service provider, Globacom was the catalyst of the growth witnessed in Nigeria’s telecommunications industry in the third quarter of last year. The Nation reports that according to the research agency, the sector grew in the quarter owing to data subscriptions

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Female-focused Angel Fund FirstCheck Africa Aims to Create Level Playing Field for African Women In Tech

Female-focused Angel Fund FirstCheck Africa Aims to Create Level Playing Field for African Women In Tech
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Women in African tech businesses are grossly underrepresented, as the sector is predominantly male. That is what births FirstCheck Africa, a startup looking to create a level playing field for African women in tech.

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