Jun 9, 2020

Africa recycles less than 0.1% e-waste

Data from the International Telecommunication Union reveals Africa’s shortcomings on e-waste management, with less than 0.1% recycled.
May 21, 2020

Other barriers to internet use says ITU

Organisation details analysis of ICT price trends in 2019.
May 21, 2020

African countries on par with broadband threshold targets

Botswana, Nigeria and the Seychelles may reach Broadband Commission 2% entry-level target by 2023.
Mar 24, 2020

Telecoms, networks vital in response to COVID-19

ITU launches platform to protect telecommunication networks and support fight against pandemic.
Mar 11, 2020

Gambia beats digital migration clock

Government confirms switchover will support objectives of the West African country’s National Development Plan.

Africa's digital gender gap is widening

Stakeholders urge a shift in thinking and stress the need to focus on women and youth in continents connectivity plan.
Sep 13, 2019

Cisco, ITU look to boost digital skills in Africa

The multi-stakeholder partnership seeks to tackle the digital skills gap in communities through a digital transformation initiative.
Mar 25, 2019

Vodafone, MTN advance on 4G in Ghana

Companies launch 4G LTE and 4G+ respectively as market considers country's readiness on 4IR and 5G network adoption.

Standard Chartered launches second wave of digital-only retail banks

Finance institution targets four African markets in first quarter of 2019.
Jan 22, 2019

Africa's unbanked to dominate discussion at FIGI 2019

FinTech, data security and mobile also top the agenda at ITU event in Egypt.
Jan 15, 2019

Connectivity to underpin intra-African economic integration

 Market research predicts digitally reinforced economic growth in Africa.