Category: Middle East and North Africa

Egypt: Africa’s mobile oasis scaling inwards and outwards

February 14, 2019 | Ecosystem Accelerator | Middle East and North Africa | Egypt | Peter Ndichu

Between 28 January and 1 February, our Ecosystem Accelerator team was in Egypt to provide further support to our portfolio start-up, Raye7, and reflect on the progress made since we started ...
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How mobile-enabled microinsurance services can boost mobile operator revenue

January 31, 2019 | Mobile Money | East Asia and Pacific | Europe and Central Asia | Global | Latin America & the Caribbean | Middle East and North Africa | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Guest Blogger

This guest blog from Nigel Bowman of Inclusivity Solutions explores the positive effects of their mobile micro-insurance solution on customer activity rates and operator revenue. As ...
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Recognising Urban Refugees in Jordan: Opportunities for mobile-enabled identity solutions

January 23, 2019 | Digital Identity | Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation | Middle East and North Africa | Jordan | GSMA

By Matthew Wilson and Jenny Casswell More than one billion people globally are unable to prove their identity. In an increasingly digitised world, where two-thirds of all people have a ...
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Recognising Urban Refugees in Jordan: Opportunities for mobile-enabled identity solutions

January 22, 2019 | Digital Identity | Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation | Middle East and North Africa | Jordan | GSMA

This report, through an extensive literature review and stakeholder interviews, brings new focus on the complex identity-related challenges faced by urban refugees in Jordan, the tenth ...
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3 Key Trends from Round 2 of the GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation Fund

December 20, 2018 | Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation | East Asia and Pacific | Global | Latin America & the Caribbean | Middle East and North Africa | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Rosie Afia

During Mobile 360 Series – Africa in July 2018, the GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation Fund (M4H) opened the call for Round 2 (grants of £100,000 and £300,000) for projects in ...
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