Digivation > 2019 > March

Exploit Massive Opportunity in Bridging the Mobile Gender Gap in Nigeria – GSMA

The Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA),  the trade body that represents the interests of mobile network operators worldwide is calling on investors to take advantage of the huge opportunity in closing the mobile gender gap in Nigeria, and Africa in general. Globally, there is currently a 10% gender gap in mobile ownership between men and women in Low-and Middle-income Countries. Sad. While mobile phone ownership and mobile internet use have increased significantly among women, there is still a persistent gender gap. Women’s lower levels of mobile ownership and use not only reflect existing gender inequalities, but also threaten to compound them. If...

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5 Innovations that Advanced Women’s Rights

1. HIPPO ROLLER Access to clean water is a human necessity. You need it to drink, clean, cook, bathe and more. Yet, today 2.1 billion people — around 30 per cent of the world’s population — lack access to safe, readily available water at home. Unfortunately, for the millions of women and girls at the heart of the water crisis, especially in rural areas, the burden of fetching water falls disproportionately on them. This means an increased risk of violence in often treacherously long journeys to fetch water, and time taken away from other activities, such as income-generating work and school or even...

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Blockchain Women Conference Set to Give out 6 Million Naira in Digital Gold to Participants

Attendees To Learn the Trade in Gold, and  how to utilize the tools of the future for personal, financial and business gain at Blocktech Women Conference 2019 Wintergreen Research released a report sometime ago, that revealed that the global blockchain market will shoot up in value to $60 billion by 2024, with new opportunities for people all around the world. The blockchain space is predicted to expand by 42.8% every year until 2022, according to a market research group Netscribes; and it is essentially driven by financial transactions and cross-border payments. Many global organizations are badly in need of blockchain developers, and are constantly on...

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR): Where is Nigeria?

Did you know that the world is going to see more technological change in the next 10 years than we have ever seen in the last 100? It will disrupt and change the business model of every industry in the world. Many jobs will be created, and many will be lost. Whole industries may cease to exist. Never in the history of humanity has such rapid transformative changes been seen.   It's a quiet disruption, that is changing the  global dynamics. Calculations show that it will dwarf past revolutions in terms of speed and the scale of the changes it will...

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