2 December 2018

ISOC – A Critical First Step for IoT Security in Senegal

As barriers to entry start to fall, the Internet of Things (IoT) industry could provide Africa with an opportunity to build a brighter economic future....
30 November 2018

ISOC – 2018 Survey on Policy in Asia-Pacific: We Need to Do Something About IoT Security

Earlier this year, we asked Internet users across Asia-Pacific just how secure they thought their smart gadgets were. The findings, gathered from 950 respondents in...
27 November 2018

ISOC – Cybersecurity, Data Protection, and IoT Events in November & December

The end of the year has been very busy, with Internet Society staff members speaking at many events on data protection, security-by-design, and the Internet...
23 November 2018

ISOC – Africa Needs Its Internet Institutions More Than Ever, Especially AFRINIC

At the recent African IGF in Khartoum, on November 5, participants of the workshop on “Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of Critical African Internet Institutions” hailed the achievements...
11 November 2018

ISOC – Making the Case for Community Networks at Africa IGF

Who supplies your Internet? If you live in urban Africa, you probably get Internet access through your mobile phone or through fibre at the office...
29 October 2018

UNCTAD Dialogue – The pursuit of inclusion: Africa and the new digital economy by Juliet Anammah, CEO Jumia Nigeria

A banker in Ikoyi in Lagos Nigeria and a cleaner at the arrival hall of Kotoka Airport in Accra, Ghana. There seems to be nothing...
8 October 2018

UNCTAD – Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo look hard at e-commerce opportunities

Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo need far-reaching reforms of their infrastructure and legal systems to benefit from e-commerce, new studies of the West African countries...
5 October 2018

ISOC – Community Networks 3 September 2018 Community Networks Key to Connecting Africa

As Internet access continues to grow in Africa, with over 450 million people now connected to the Internet, more than 60 percent of the population...
25 September 2018

IMF – Chart of the Week: The Digital Divide in Asia

The countries of Southeast Asia are young—more than half of its 643 million people are under 30— and together they live in an economy of...
25 September 2018

Ideanomics and APMEN Trade Tech form joint venture for blockchain port project

The US-based technology company, Ideanomics, has formed a joint venture with the Asia-Pacific Model Electronic Port Network (APMEN) Trade Tech Company. Ideanomics will deliver blockchain...