ACSIS-SCASI – Dr Cissé KANE: “Through the ECMAAA competition, we encourage innovation, research and emulation”

[Digital Business Africa] – The E-commerce Mobile Application African Award (ECMAAA) project of the African Civil Society ICT Network (ACSIS) was nominated for the WSIS PRIZE 2020 of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Digital Business Africa gave the floor to the president of ACSIS, Dr. Cissé KANE, who spoke of the importance of this project, invited digital players to support it and took the opportunity to present the projects of the ACSIS network.

Digital Business Africa: The ACSIS ECMAAA project is nominated for the WSIS PRIZE 2020. What importance do you give to this award?

Dr Cissé KANE: It is recognition of voluntarist work and of paramount importance on the part of African civil society. The ACSIS network, which is the will of members of African civil society within the framework of WSIS (2003 and 2005). The WSIS PRIZE is held within the framework of the World Summit on the Information Society WSIS in Geneva which brings together each year thousands of participants and devotes the best initiatives at the world level according to the objectives set by the WSIS. We see this nomination as a mark of recognition and encouragement from the ECMAAA team and young Africans.

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