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.
Sep 12, 2019

Africa still trailing in quest for digital economies

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

Safaricom partners with AliExpress on mobile payments

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

Universal Postal Union pushes African post offices to go digital

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

WorldRemit launches transfer service from South Africa

Digital money transfer service announces opening of new office in Johannesburg.
Dec 18, 2018

Africa: 21-million people shopped online in 2017

According to recent figures released figures by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
Oct 15, 2018

Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo need far-reaching reforms to benefit from e-commerce

Reports by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development outline the impact.
Jun 13, 2018

SA ICT firms add to Kenya's US$672 million FDI in 2017

Naspers, MTN and Intact Software were key contributors to the 71% rise in Kenya's FDI, according to a UN report.
Apr 20, 2018

Egypt plans to double size of e-commerce industry by 2020

Government's new strategy crafted in partnership with private sector partners has identified untapped potential.
Oct 31, 2017

UN trade org's report proposes new path for ICT in Rwanda

UNCTAD's review of the country's progress in building a knowledge-based economy recommends broader application of ICTs.
Oct 4, 2017

Africa behind on ICT employment, mobile connectivity

Key findings from new report released from United Conference on Trade and Development.