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Jul 23, 2019
5. News: Innovations in Governance, Energy Access and Genomics
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Our hosts Janet Shulist (@janshu) and Arunjay Katakam (@arunjay) take you through this week's news:

1. Digital governance innovation in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh (India) 

https://www.cgdev.org/sites/default/files/digital-governance-krishna-glimpse-future-working-paper.pdf 

2. Big Data, Big Opportunity: Is Data Science the Key to Universal Energy Access?

https://nextbillion.net/data-science-and-universal-energy-access/

3. HealthTech on the rise: 54gene funding round in Nigeria

https://qz.com/africa/1660709/nigeria-health-startups-54gene-mdaas-global-raise-big-funding/ 

4. An update on Facebook's Libra

5. Afro-Asia FinTech fest https://afroasiafintech.net/ and apply for funding at https://matchi.biz/hackcelerator2019.html

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