22 May 2019

Logistics Update Africa: Getting past the hurdles to the last mile

While the rest of the world might be focusing on reaching its consumer faster, African ecommerce players must channelize their energies on cracking the last...
20 May 2019

WB – A Single Digital Market for East Africa

    Analysys Mason, together with Dr Michael Kende and Prof Neil Gandal, worked with the World Bank to define a vision for a Single Digital Market...
    20 May 2019

    UNCTAD – The good, the bad and the ugly of rapid technological change

      Artificial intelligence designers, genome editors, professors and government officials weigh the promises and pitfalls of technological change.   New technologies like artificial intelligence and genome...
      18 May 2019

      AfDB – Africa’s digital economy is a pan African responsibility, Rwanda’s President Kagame says at Transform Africa Summit

        Officially opening the continent’s digital economy summit in the Rwandan capital, President Paul Kagame called the task to advance Africa’s digital economy agenda “a pan-African...
        17 May 2019

        ITU – AI for Good: Paths Forward

          ​​​​​In this edition of our digital magazi​ne​, you will learn more about: What Artificial Intelligenc​e (AI) experts will discuss at the AI for Good Global...
          15 May 2019

          ITC – New report: Creative industries in Rwanda tread digital paths to global markets

            Developing countries may not be the first thing that comes to mind when the topic of digital trade arises. Exports of products such as music...
            15 May 2019

            AfDB – Global partners announce $61.8 million allocation to boost African Development Bank initiative for women entrepreneurs

              This substantial support from the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative, We-Fi, will help us scale up our actions and achieve greater results for women entrepreneurs across...
              14 May 2019

              UNCTAD – Commission on Science and Technology for Development, twenty-second session

                The twenty-second session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) will be held at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland from 13 to...
                13 May 2019

                UNCTAD eCommerce Week 2019 Report available online

                  The UNCTAD’s eCommerce Week 2019: From Digitalization to Development took place from 1–5 April at the Palais des Nations, Geneva. Discover below the key outcomes...
                  13 May 2019

                  WEF – Global Trade Identity can be the cornerstone of paperless trade

                    The digital business era requires organizations involved in global trade to rethink many aspects of their business models. Several enterprises in global supply chains have...