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1:50
Jun 9, 2022

World Bank projects 7.1% rise in remittances to Sub-Saharan Africa

Increase in adoption of digital payments infrastructure as markets look to recover from economic hardship exacerbated by COVID-19 and the Ukraine-Russia conflict.
1:50
May 31, 2022

Southern Africa looks to bolster tech trade with Innovation Bridge initiative

Government-driven initiative launched to strengthen regional bloc’s innovation ecosystem.
4:40
Apr 19, 2022

Rocky economic recovery predicted for MENA region

GDP will grow 5.2% by end 2022, but Ukraine war and COVID-19 add to uncertainty, according to World Bank regional market research.
3:10
Apr 14, 2022

Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy takes a battering

Analysis from World Bank notes that recovery remains uneven, incomplete and is happening at varied rates of speed across the region.
1:50
Mar 2, 2022

Can Africa’s mobile digital traders remove barriers blocking a potential US$180bn market?

Executives from several technology companies, the GSMA and World Bank discuss release of White Paper at Mobile World Congress 2022.
2:50

Accessing education tools through HUAWEI Petal Search

HUAWEI Petal Search makes study materials and educational apps easily accessible to help learners stay on their A-game despite difficult circumstances.
3:40
Nov 15, 2021

New initiative launched to sharpen Africa’s data management

AfDB, World Bank roll out RASME project in Gabon.
1:50
Oct 6, 2021

Cameroon secures US$100m to advance digital economy ambitions

Funding received from International Development Association (IDA).
1:40
Jul 5, 2021

World Bank laments Malawi's high internet prices, unpredictable connectivity

Institution says country is missing out on potential US$189-million in additional GDP and US$33-million in tax revenue per year.
1:50
Jun 9, 2021

Uganda leverages US$200m fund to boost digital acceleration

Funds will contribute to the objectives of the Digital Uganda Vision and Digital Transformation Programme under the National Development Plan III.
1:50
Jun 1, 2021

US Dollar mobile wallets key to Ethiopia’s mobile money future

Mobile receipts of remittances are gaining traction as markets continue to be impacted digitally by COVID-19, say experts.