16 April 2019

Ecommerce Africa Forum – Investing in African Start-ups

Partech Africa’s 2018 annual report says African tech startups raised US$1.163bn in 2018. The report’s data, from 146 African startups covering equity deals in 164...
10 April 2019

News Express – E-commerce will boost Africa free trade: UN Trade Agency

“E-commerce has the potential to lift intra-African trade from the current rate of 18% and to boost Africa’s share of global trade, currently estimated at...
27 March 2019

ECommerce At Center Of Global Summit

The lack of development aid earmarked to help poorer countries build the infrastructure and skills they need to adapt to the digital economy raises profound...
27 March 2019

How the consolidation of tech providers is impacting innovation

When Facebook was hit with the Cambridge Analytica scandal in March of last year, the backlash was swift and brutal. The scandal was unlike anything...
26 March 2019

New initiative aims at transforming economic lives of women in Least Developed Countries

Across the world’s 47 Least Developed Countries (LDCs), women continue to face constraints that limit their participation in trade. A just-launched initiative is exclusively targeting...
25 March 2019

Sending money to the Burundian countryside made easier

Thanks to the improved equipment of the post offices, Burundian migrants can now easily send money to their families, even those living in remote areas....
7 March 2019

E-commerce is fuelling Asia’s air freight

It is never night on the sun. As the main manufacturing hub for the rest of the world, Asia’s role in the world economy is...
1 March 2019

WEF – In manufacturing’s digital dream, lies a lot of hope

Indian manufacturing industries are excitedly stepping up to adopt digital technology, but it’s not going to be easy as they will have to grapple with...
25 February 2019

WEF – Kenyans turn to digital careers as technology alters job market

Three years ago, fisherman Bernad Mulobi had his first experience with a smartphone, and it completely changed his life. While fishing in Kiaoni village, Machakos...
18 February 2019

Luxembourg Passes Blockchain Framework Bill Into Law

Luxembourg lawmakers have passed bill 7363 into law, facilitating the use of blockchain technology in financial services, according to an official announcement published by the country’s parliament, the Chamber of...