The Chinese tech giant Huawei and a Brussels-based NGO ‘Close the Gap’ concluded a partnership on the provision of digital skills training to rural and remote communities in Kenya. The DigiTrucks project i.e. mobile digital classrooms are intended for teachers, women and youth who live in remote areas and have limited access to the Internet and digital skills.
The GSMA recently published a report titled ‘The impact of spectrum prices on consumers’ where it highlighted some of the negative implications of high spectrum prices such as the inability to access mobile broadband services.
African countries should make bold decisions to promote economic development through digital transformation, said World Bank
A World Bank policy brief noted that African governments have to take some bold decisions to promote digital transformation in the continent.
Private Internet Access (PIA) VPN servers which were reportedly blocked in Hong Kong have now been unblocked.
A news reportwhich published the
Digital Economy Report: Digital divides threaten to leave least developed countries even further behind
The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) 2019 Digital Economy Report highlighted that the ‘widening digital divides threaten to leave developing countries, and especially least developed countries even further behind’.
The International Trade Centre (ITC) and the World Economic Forum published the Africa E-commerce Agenda which sets out an action plan for the achievement of e-commerce on the African continent.