27 February 2020

ITU – Champion Projects, WSIS Prizes 2020

    Over 800 projects from around the world were submitted for the WSIS Prizes 2020 contest, 352 of these projects were nominated for the voting phase...
    25 February 2020

    UNCTAD – Women digital entrepreneurs in francophone Africa make their mark

    UNCTAD eTrade for Women initiative's first masterclass in Africa equips entrepreneurs to reap more benefits from the digital economy. Christelle Assirou, a serial entrepreneur from...
    21 February 2020

    EIF – Ambassador Morten Jespersen: Looking at aid funding, the private sector and country visions – Where are LDCS now?

      IF’s Steering Committee Chair talks donor priorities, laying the groundwork for investment in LDCs and more How can donor countries like Denmark best support least...
      20 February 2020

      ITC – Weebi: the Senegalese retailer’s digital slate

        by NTF IV News The touch-screen cash register Weebi combines all the characteristics that a Senegalese retailer needs. With battery-powered off-line operation, it includes credit...
        13 February 2020

        EIF – A window of opportunity for Africa : Agricultural Innovation, Integration and Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

          Agriculture 4.0, fuelled by innovation and technology, is driving more productive, efficient and sustainable food systems. The combination of agriculture 4.0 and regional integration can...
          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...
          10 February 2020

          ESCAP – The rise of the digital economy and tech-driven inequality : Can the tech revolution be an equaliser instead?

          Back in 2015, the member-states of the United Nations adopted its most ambitious, all-encompassing agenda ever attempted: To guide the advancement of humankind for the...
          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...