Digital ID to Unlock Africa's Economic Value If Fully Implemented, Say Experts

Countries implementing digital identity could unlock value equivalent to 3 to 7 percent of GDP, says statistics and data experts at the 12th StatsTalk-Africa Webinar in Addis Ababa Ethiopia on 20 February 2024. The monthly webinar was organized by the African Centre of Statistics (ACS) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa on the theme, "Building Inclusive National Iden...

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Digital ID to Unlock Africa's Economic Value If Fully Implemented, Say Experts

Countries implementing digital identity could unlock value equivalent to 3 to 7 percent of...

JKUAT-led Consortium Wins NRF Grant to Upscale Climate Smart Technologies for Food and Nutrition Security in Kenya

It provides previously funded NRF researchers and innovators in Food and Nutrition Securit...

Resolving The Puntland-Somali Federal Government Standoff through Asymmetrical Federalism

The ongoing standoff between Puntland and the Somali Federal Government has underscored th...

Africa’s Macroeconomic Performance and Outlook Report Forecasts Stronger Growth for Africa in 2024

Report forecasts stronger growth for Africa in 2024, outpacing projected global average.Co...

Fighting Fraud and Financial Crimes in the Generative AI Age

In today’s increasingly digital world, fraud and financial crime has become a significant...

The S.M.A.R.T. Goalsetting Framework

Setting up support systems and celebrating small wins are two of the most important compon...

Mass Timber Reduces Construction’s Carbon Footprint, But Introduces New Risk Scenarios

The construction sector has one of the biggest carbon footprints in the world. It is respo...

Business Resilience: The Power of a Multi-Cloud Strategy Against Cyberthreats

The key to overcoming these challenges lies in aligning operational tools, processes, and...

Turmoil in Sudan: Children Battling Malnutrition as Conflict Rages

Reports indicate that over 700,000 children already suffer from malnutrition, a number tha...

Why Should Zimbabwe’s Currency be Issued by Colonial Bank?

It boggles my mind how any journalist worth their salt could entertain the thought of an i...

Scaling Up Mobile Interoperability to Deepen Financial Inclusion and Intra-Africa Trade

In a world where innovation has no limits, the ability of different systems and technologi...

Political Instability in West Africa: Implications for Europe’s Democratic Project Facing the Spread of Russia’s Influence Abroad

According to French historian Camille Lefebvre, the colonial past remains strongly embedde...

Why Data-Hungry Facebook Woos Africa with ‘Goodies’ and What’s at Stake

Facebook, world’s largest social media network owned by US-based Meta, turned 20 on Februa...

Territorial Leasing and What Somalia Can Learn from Bolivia, Cuba and Ukraine

Problems arising from territorial leases usually result from the specific terms of the lea...

The United States Deeply Committed to Africa Trade

The United States is deeply committed to its role as a steadfast economic and commercial p...

Editorial
Germany’s New Africa Strategy Is Trapped in European Conventional Thinking

According to its recently published Africa Strategy, Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) intends to “shape the future with Africa.” Unfortunately, the s...

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The Sahel Imbroglio: What Should Africa Do?

The Sahel region has become the epicenter of terrorism, accounting for more deaths from terrorism in 2022 than South Asia and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) combined, according to T...

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Germany’s New Africa Strategy Is Trapped in Europe...

According to its recently published Africa Strategy, Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) intends to “shape the f...

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The Sahel Imbroglio: What Should Africa Do?

The Sahel region has become the epicenter of terrorism, accounting for more deaths from terrorism in 2022 than South Asia and the Middle East and Nort...

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Letters to Editor
Turmoil in Sudan: Children Battling Malnutrition as Conflict Rages

February 15th marked the grim milestone of ten months since the onset of conflict in Sudan, leaving millions in despair, particularly children who bear the brunt of its devastation. Close to...

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The S.M.A.R.T. Goalsetting Framework

Times are tough and many people struggle just to keep their head above water. At times like these, goalsetting is more important than ever to ensure we keep moving forward in our lives and c...

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Turmoil in Sudan: Children Battling Malnutrition a...

February 15th marked the grim milestone of ten months since the onset of conflict in Sudan, leaving millions in despair, particularly children who bea...

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The S.M.A.R.T. Goalsetting Framework

Times are tough and many people struggle just to keep their head above water. At times like these, goalsetting is more important than ever to ensure w...

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Perspectives
Fighting Fraud and Financial Crimes in the Generative AI Age

In today’s increasingly digital world, fraud and financial crime has become a significant concern. Global research shows that 2022 saw a 72% increase in fraudulent activity while almost a qu...

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Africa’s Macroeconomic Performance and Outlook Report Forecasts Stronger Growth for Africa in 2024

Report forecasts stronger growth for Africa in 2024, outpacing projected global average. Continent is second-fastest-growing region after Asia. Africa will account for eleven of the world...

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Fighting Fraud and Financial Crimes in the Generat...

In today’s increasingly digital world, fraud and financial crime has become a significant concern. Global research shows that 2022 saw a 72% increase...

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Africa’s Macroeconomic Performance and Outlook Rep...

Report forecasts stronger growth for Africa in 2024, outpacing projected global average. Continent is second-fastest-growing region after Asia. Afr...

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Regions
Business Resilience: The Power of a Multi-Cloud Strategy Against Cyberthreats

In the hyper-connected post-pandemic world, we have seen an increase in the number of businesses embracing cloud infrastructure in a race to digitise their operations. According to Flexera’s...

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Mass Timber Reduces Construction’s Carbon Footprint, But Introduces New Risk Scenarios

The construction sector has one of the biggest carbon footprints in the world. It is responsible for almost 40% of global CO2 emissions. The high emissions are not only based on fossil fuel...

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Business Resilience: The Power of a Multi-Cloud St...

In the hyper-connected post-pandemic world, we have seen an increase in the number of businesses embracing cloud infrastructure in a race to digitise...

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Mass Timber Reduces Construction’s Carbon Footprin...

The construction sector has one of the biggest carbon footprints in the world. It is responsible for almost 40% of global CO2 emissions. The high emis...

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African Perceptions of the Eur...