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Africa’s financial architecture needs overhaul to meet SDG goals

One of the key takeaways from the 54th session of the Conference of Ministers (CoM2022) in Senegal under the theme “Financing Africa’s Recovery: Breaking New Ground”.
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Jan 27, 2022

Tanzania to review e-commerce regulation as stakeholder complaints continue

Two years ago United Nations Conference on Trade and Development found the country’s e-commerce legal frameworks to be inadequate.
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Oct 27, 2021

Botswana intros new UN-backed e-commerce strategy

Government looks to tap into online opportunity as it positions ICT at forefront of economic growth plans.
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Tanzania relies on UCSAF, policy to chase down connectivity target

Government announces that mobile phone coverage has reached 66% overall, but level in rural areas needs urgent attention.
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Feb 17, 2021

Malawi’s uphill battle to capitalise on e-commerce

UNCTAD report confirms low uptake and several challenges the country is facing.
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Oct 20, 2020

Tanzania to receive US$50.7m COVID-19 crisis budget

The pandemic has put increased pressure on Tanzania’s health facilities, social protection systems and has dampened the country’s projected growth of over 6.2%.
4:40
Jul 24, 2020

How global disruption can have local implications

Small businesses are often the most vulnerable to unanticipated events and threats due to their size and lack of resources says Soromfe Uzomah, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Microsoft 4Afrika.
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Jun 15, 2020

Tanzania has a way to negotiate e-commerce hurdle

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development assesses country’s potential and challenges.
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Sep 12, 2019

Africa still trailing in quest for digital economies

UNCTAD report suggests widening digital divides threaten to leave continent behind.
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Mar 12, 2019

Safaricom partners with AliExpress on mobile payments

Alliance expected to enhance trade between Kenya and Asia.
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Feb 27, 2019

Universal Postal Union pushes African post offices to go digital

Organisation launches initiative to establish e-commerce fulfilment centres.
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Jan 16, 2019

WorldRemit launches transfer service from South Africa

Digital money transfer service announces opening of new office in Johannesburg.