11 December 2018

UNCTAD – Mauritius first for online shopping readiness in Africa

    Island nation ranks 55th globally in UNCTAD's Business-to-Consumer (B2C) E-commerce Index which rates countries for their readiness to trade online. Mauritius has been ranked the most...
    11 December 2018

    ITU – We can engineer a better future for women in tech: Doreen Bogdan-Martin

      By Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Director-elect of ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau.I am a woman in tech. I’m also a telecommunication expert, a ham radio operator, career leader in...
      11 December 2018

      UNCTAD – Continental free trade area to boost e-commerce in Africa

        High-level session at UNCTAD's Africa eCommerce Week shows that the continent has the potential to scale e-commerce enterprises - but its new free trade area...
        11 December 2018

        UNCTAD – Tear down barriers and African e-commerce will thrive, say CEOs

          Barriers to domestic and cross-border e-commerce in Africa and how to lower them were thrashed out by business and government leaders on 11 December at...
          11 December 2018

          UNCTAD – President of Kenya opens UNCTAD e-commerce event in Nairobi

            The president of host country Kenya welcomes UNCTAD's Africa eCommerce Week to Nairobi as dignitaries look toward empowering African economies in the digital era.President Uhuru...
            11 December 2018

            UNCTAD – Madagascar, Uganda and Zambia set to exploit digital economy opportunities

              UNCTAD publishes new Rapid eTrade Readiness Assessments of three African countries during Africa eCommerce Week in Nairobi, Kenya.obile connectivity is fueling e-commerce in Madagascar, Uganda...
              10 December 2018

              UNCTAD – Digital Africa must make its mark, Nairobi e-commerce event hears

                NCTAD's Africa eCommerce Week in Nairobi, Kenya, focusses on what must be done to speed up the readiness of African countries to engage in and...
                10 December 2018

                EIF in partnership with GTPA : Building skills for the digital economy @ Africa eCommerce Week

                  The Global Trade Professionals Alliance (GTPA) is delighted to partner with the EIF Programme on a session focussed on building skills for the digital economy through education,...
                  10 December 2018

                  WEF – Half of the world is now officially online, but several thorny new problems now threaten the digital economy

                    About half of the world's population is now online, the World Economic Forum said in a new report.But the transformation to a digital economy and...
                    8 December 2018

                    ITU releases 2018 global and regional ICT estimates

                      ITU, the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs), estimates that at the end of 2018, 51.2 per cent of the global...