New alliance plans internet rollout to 20m in Africa
Microsoft announces several initiatives, including enhanced partnership with Liquid Intelligent Technologies, ahead of the UN’s upcoming Lead Developed Countries Conference.Christopher Tredger
Africa offers cryptocurrency opportunity but risk is a factor
People need to become familiar with the threats of social engineering and common scams so they can protect their money said Anna Collard, SVP Content Strategy and Evangelist at KnowBe4 Africa.
Kenya’s interest in cryptocurrency on the rise
UNCTAD research reflects increased levels of adoption and ownership.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
Malawi’s uphill battle to capitalise on e-commerce
UNCTAD report confirms low uptake and several challenges the country is facing.
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%.
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.
Tanzania has a way to negotiate e-commerce hurdle
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development assesses country’s potential and challenges.
Africa still trailing in quest for digital economies
UNCTAD report suggests widening digital divides threaten to leave continent behind.