Welcome to a fresh week’s edition of your Big 5 Daily
Uber has launched Uber Connect, its delivery service in Kenya and an intercity bus service in Egypt. This latest development is part of its strategy to formulate better ways of doing business post-COVID-19 pandemic.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has appointed the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and a steering committee to implement a digital identity strategy for the country. The committee will integrate the citizen’s BVN, Driver’s license, passports, and National Identity Management number in one database.
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The UNICEF Innovation Fund has invested in Giraffe, a South African tech social enterprise. The firm focuses on empowering South African youths with employability skills. It will leverage the funding to develop a job seeker content portal.
Still, in South Africa, SA SME Fund is backing E4E Africa, an entrepreneur-focused venture capital fund. Founded by 6 partners, the fund will invest in business models that provide innovative solutions to vital sectors that are capable of scaling within and outside South Africa.
Good news! Samsung has unveiled plans to commercialize 6G in 2028 while 5G commercialization is still in its early stage. Samsung has launched the research and development of 6G technologies by building upon the experience of past generations of communications technology.
Have a very productive week and remember to stay safe.
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