UN launches data portal to measure Africa’s progress on SDGs

Africa UN Data for Development Platform will serve as a one-stop-shop repository.
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Jun 24, 2021

AU agency, university, CSIR unveil incubation centre

The project partners say the continent needs to look inwards to develop, strengthen and upscale innovations that could help it develop.
Feb 16, 2021

Resilience and continuity: Guiding the CIO strategy in 2021

Fikile Sibiya, CIO of e4 shares her view on the current state of play and what a roadmap for 2021 might entail.
Dec 14, 2020

Skills development critical to Africa’s ecommercial future

Key takeaway from the recently concluded 2020 AU e-commerce conference.
Oct 14, 2020

Innovation to help travellers in Africa comply with COVID-19 protocols

Econet, PanaBIOS unveil new applications to digitise pandemic certificates.
Jul 20, 2020

Africa’s PPE portal expands, secures Gates Foundation partnership

The Africa Medical Supplies Platform experiences a surge in demand for medical supplies from AU member states, amid a peak in coronavirus infections.
Jun 19, 2020

Africa’s ‘Amazon’ for COVID-19 medical supplies launches

The Africa Medical Supplies Platform unlocks access to critical COVID-19 medical equipment for all member states of the African Union.
May 25, 2020

Virtual celebrations to mark Africa Day

This year’s Africa Day celebrations will feature special virtual broadcasts from Parliament as well as president Cyril Ramaphosa.
Apr 5, 2019

France helps Africa leverage space tech

AU and countries including Ethiopia and Kenya stand to benefit from data exchange and access to tech resources.
Aug 20, 2018

Kenya's John Omo to head African Telecommunications Union

Communications Authority executive takes over as Secretary General for the next four years.
Aug 7, 2018

E-commerce – Africa's ticket to a potential US$75 billion by 2025

AU conference in Kenya in July highlighted the opportunity for the continent.
Jul 10, 2018

AU's cyber security convention of little consequence

Experts cite limited ratification by member states and a general lack of will to protect citizens.