Africa still trailing in quest for digital economies
UNCTAD report suggests widening digital divides threaten to leave continent behind.
Safaricom partners with AliExpress on mobile payments
Alliance expected to enhance trade between Kenya and Asia.
Universal Postal Union pushes African post offices to go digital
Organisation launches initiative to establish e-commerce fulfilment centres.
WorldRemit launches transfer service from South Africa
Digital money transfer service announces opening of new office in Johannesburg.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Africa behind on ICT employment, mobile connectivity
Key findings from new report released from United Conference on Trade and Development.
Alibaba's Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund
Fund established to support online businesses in Africa and is set to begin operations this year.