UN
2:00
Jan 17, 2019

Africa offline... 2019 has civil rights groups worried

Organisations bemoan ongoing shutdowns in Zimbabwe, Sudan, DRC and Gabon.
1:50
Jul 23, 2018

Rwanda stands out for mobile broadband coverage

UN report refers to local access competition, wholesale PPP interventions and regulated market.
3:20

Africa has little cause for celebration as the Web turns 29

As the world toasts the internet's birthday, the continent must concede that it continues to play catch-up in providing access to the internet and attracting more users.
2:00

Limited research investment hinders Africa's tech SDGs

Africa spends less than 0.5% of its GDP on research and development, according to UN report.
3:20

UN intervenes again as Cameroon online lockdown continues

Global organisation says it will continue to facilitate dialogue to ensure the internet is restored in the North-West and South-West regions of the country.
2:10
Apr 7, 2017

Mauritius strategises to retain top e-govt ranking

Highly ranked island nation is exploring the latest trends and technologies in e-governance.
2:30
Sep 19, 2016

Nigeria key to helping connect Africa

UN report says the lowest levels of Internet usage are found in sub-Saharan Africa.
2:00
Jul 12, 2016

UN resolution a bold move for internet in Africa

Recently passed resolution welcomed by IT industry and civil rights movements.
3:20
Jul 12, 2016

OPINION: The next digital hub of Africa isn't where you think it is

Rwanda has a deliberate strategy in place to emerge as a tech-driven, knowledge-based economy.
1:50
Jul 11, 2016

UN takes on internet blockers

Global organisation adopts new resolution in favour of online access and against restrictive laws adopted by some countries.
3:10
Mar 17, 2016

Nigeria, Ghana commit to digital broadcast transition by 2017

More expected from continent as global industry authorities agree on need for new set of connectivity targets.