13 December 2018

WEF – Digitisation, the future of workforce

Automation, digital platforms and other innovations are changing the basic nature of the world economy and bringing about a tectonic shift in the upcoming career...
27 November 2018

WEF Digital Asean initiative – Push for digital skills among Asean workforce

A COALITION of major tech companies have pledged to develop digital skills for the Asean workforce. The pledge, part of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF)...
22 November 2018

E-Residency Explained: “What,Why and How?” by the New York Times

Anyone can apply for e-Residency online, regardless of citizenship or location. Applicants undergo background checks by the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board and, if approved, are...
21 November 2018

Kenya to host e-commerce conference

Kenya is set to host an international e-commerce conference next month, indicating confidence in the country’s embrace of the commercial viability of online business. The...
20 November 2018

WEF – Inside the New Industrial Revolution

The mobile internet, automation and AI will have profound implications. Here’s a closer look at how the old and new economies compare. The first three...
12 November 2018

Unlocking the potential of African e-commerce

November 6, 2018 By Nick Bailey Save Share2 If you talk about logistics long enough it’s practically inevitable that somewhere along the line e-commerce is going...
11 October 2018

Brazilian Post boosts tech investment to respond to e-commerce growth

The service is ramping up spend in tracking and automation to stave off competition and improve customer service. Brazilian postal service Correios has a multimillion-dollar...
28 September 2018

GTR – Singapore launches national platform to digitalise trade

The Singaporean government has launched a one-stop trade platform to help digitise trade processing for traders, logistics companies, carriers and financiers. Whereas nowadays there can...
20 September 2018

‘Women Not Speaking at the Same Table as Men’ Means a Widening Digital Gender Gap in Africa

By Mercedes Sayagues Marcia Julio Vilanculos brought her baby to the digital literacy training at Ideario innovation hub, Maputo, Mozambique. Women’s caregiving responsibilities must be factored...
12 September 2018

Should connectivity be the new measure of poverty?

By Teresa Welsh // 11 September 2018 A woman uses a solar-powered lamp in India. Photo by: Jarnail Singh / The Climate Group / CC BY-NC-SA WASHINGTON — Rockefeller Foundation President and former USAID Administrator...