Private sector essential to Africa’s US$ 2.7-trillion trade area ambition
Economic Commission for Africa has stressed the importance of private sector buy-in to the success of AfCFTA.
Ethiopia scouts for third telecoms operator
Industry regulator has begun process to identify and licence new services provider.
Dec 1, 2022
Africa needs ‘resilient, open, inclusive and secure’ internet to advance digitally
UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres addressed delegates attending the 17th Internet Governance Forum held recently in Ethiopia.
Nov 30, 2022
AfCFTA can drive Africa’s industrialisation – but policies are key say experts
The continent must institute supportive policy reforms and foster trade, claim trade and economic experts.
Oct 25, 2022
Ethiopia urges Africa to produce roadmap for solid statistical systems
Country’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs called on delegates at STATCOM to help reform and modernise official statistical systems.
Digital Earth Africa
May 20, 2022
Digital Earth Africa pivotal to continent’s efforts to harness info resources
The Programme has started paving a new way to build a robust data infrastructure said Economic Commission for Africa Director.
May 12, 2022
Safaricom reports bumper results as data users increase, M-Pesa advances
Telco also says Ethiopia ambitions are moving ahead as planned.
Mar 2, 2022
Calls for Africa to establish innovation network
Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa says this resource will spur innovation and accelerate development.
Anatole Collinet Makosso
Feb 28, 2022
AI research centre boosts Congo’s digital ambitions
Facility described as a significant step in line with the government’s vision to promote innovation and the digital economy.
Feb 8, 2022
Ethiopia vows it won’t renege on mobile financial services deal
Safaricom unsure of developments after the country’s industry regulator suspended the tender process for the second telco licence in December 2021.
Nov 10, 2021
Free roaming now official in central Africa
Member states of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community pen bilateral agreements.
Amindeh Blaise Atabong
Sep 29, 2021
Ethiopia confirms January 2022 date for second telco licence
Industry regulator details plans, and bid applications are scheduled to close in December 2021.
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