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Wikimedia Foundation partners with the GSMA to expand digital literacy in emerging countries

June 21, 2018 | Connected Society | Global | Guest Blogger

This post was guest-authored by Jack Rabah, Wikimedia Foundation. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the GSMA. About half of the world does not use the internet. ...
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5 Ways that Mobile is a Lifeline for Refugees and Displaced People

June 20, 2018 | Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation | Global | Jenny Casswell and Keeya-Lee Ayre

The UN Refugee Agency’s annual Global Trends study published today highlights that forced displacement is at a record high, with 68.5 million people driven from their homes by the end of ...
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GSMA Mobile Money celebrates the International Day of Family Remittances

June 15, 2018 | Mobile for Development | Mobile Money | Global | Global | Nika Naghavi

International remittances play a critical role in sustaining the livelihoods of those living in poverty and fragile states. At more than three times the size of official development ...
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Digitising agricultural value chains in Sri Lanka using Human Centred Design

June 13, 2018 | mAgri | South Asia | Sri Lanka | Matt Strickland

Since June 2017, the GSMA mAgri programme has been working with the Digital services team at Dialog Axiata PLC (Dialog) in Sri Lanka to explore opportunities for developing a ...
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Instant Payment Notification (IPN) Hub crosses one million transactions

June 12, 2018 | Mobile for Development | Mobile for Development Utilities | Mobile Money | Global | Sub-Saharan Africa | Global | Jisas Lemasagarai

This blog was co-authored by Anant Nautiyal. A single-point of integration to accelerate the pay-as-you-go (PAYG) industry In a previous blog, we highlighted how the Instant Payment ...
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10 takeaways from Afrobytes 2018

June 11, 2018 | Ecosystem Accelerator | Middle East and North Africa | Sub-Saharan Africa | Maxime Bayen

On 7 and 8 July, our team was invited to participate in the 2018 edition of Afrobytes, which gathered a mix of African start-ups, investors, tech hubs and large corporate entities with a ...
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