7 April 2020

UNECA – Recovery from the Economic Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa: What Role for Trade?

By Beatrice Chaytor and Ify Ogo The economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on African countries will be known only after the situation is brought under...
11 February 2020

UPU – In Post We Trust

A new report published by the UPU shows how Posts are gaining customers’ trust to provide financial inclusion through the postal network. Posts have been...
10 February 2020

WIPO Director General Opens Roundtable Discussion on IP and the African Continental Free Trade Area

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry opened a Roundtable Discussion on IP and the African Continental Free Trade Area emphasizing the importance of intellectual property in...
9 February 2020

AfDB – AU Summit: First continental report on implementation of Agenda 2063 unveiled

The African Development Bank, the United Nations, and the African Union on Saturday acknowledged the significant progress made in implementing Agenda 2063 and urged African...
7 February 2020

UNCDF – How Women in Papua New Guinea are Finding Their Way to Women’s Micro Bank

Rural banking made easy with the Mama Bank Access Points. Difficult geographies, a lack of physical infrastructure and limited technological skills are major reasons as...
4 February 2020

UNCDF – The SDG500 Platform Investment Opportunity

SDG500 is a groundbreaking impact investment platform dedicated to financing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The platform’s objective is to raise USD$500 million for six...
30 January 2020

UNCDF – What levers to accelerate digital innovation in Senegal?

In November 2019, the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) organized, for the second consecutive year, the week of financial inclusion. This regional event...