Taiwan and Somaliland ICT Partnership Takes Off
Africa ICT

Taiwan and Somaliland ICT Partnership Takes Off

Taiwan and Somaliland have set off their ICT partnership program by signing the E-government Capability Enhancement Project. The project is aimed at enhancing the e-government capability in Somaliland The objective is to improve government network management, establishing the data exchange platform among government institutions, and capacity building and institutional strengthening. It is part of a […]

The Digital Transformation Strategy Africa Needs
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The Digital Transformation Strategy Africa Needs

Victor Harison and Mario Pezzini, ADDIS ABABA/PARIS – Many African countries reacted quickly and effectively to mitigate the health and economic risks posed by COVID-19. Less well documented is the agility with which the region’s private and public actors have adapted their digital practices in light of pandemic-related constraints. But the success stories are spectacular. For example, […]

Millions Empowered to Shop and Pay Online-Mastercard and MTN
Africa ICT Opportunities

Millions Empowered to Shop and Pay Online-Mastercard and MTN

Kampala Uganda, 16 February 2021: Mastercard and MTN today announced a strategic partnership to enable millions of MTN MoMo customers in 16 African countries to shop and pay online with global merchants. Through a Mastercard virtual payment solution linked to MTN MoMo (Mobile Money) wallets, consumers can now unlock a host of opportunities and shop […]

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Global Internet of Things (IoT) Revenues to Jump by 53% and Hit $677B by 2025

Over the past few years, IoT has become one of the most important technologies globally, allowing seamless communication between people, processes, and things. The increasing need for wireless networking technologies is expected to drive the entire sector’s impressive growth in the following years. According to data presented by BuyShares.co.nz, the revenue of the global IoT […]

Africa Agribusiness ICT

Sasakawa Africa Association Partners with IT Firms to Provide E-Agric Extension Services to Farmers

BY SAMUEL NABWIISO The agriculture sector remains the main thrust of Uganda’s economic growth. This is because the sector contributes about 25% of the National Gross Domestic Product and it employs over 70% of the Uganda’s, population. This sector also provides great potential and avenues for economic growth and inclusion, particularly for women and the youth. Statistics shows that women make […]

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Harnessing Impact Sourcing to Achieve a Robust Digital Economy

The digital economy is the cup that keeps on giving. It is revolutionizing ways in which people conduct daily activities, strategise for their businesses and organize work. According to World Bank, information and communications technologies (ICTs), digital economy is solely responsible for 17 percent of GDP growth in developing countries as World Economic Forum show […]