Tag: digital age

As more Africans go online this is what needs to be done to protect their identities

Digital identity systems could unlock as much as 6 percent GDP growth, and up to 50 percent of that economic value can go straight into the hands of citizens. But those gains are possible only if digital identity is implemented equitably with trust, transparency, and accountability.

Understanding the challenges faced by Africa’s least developed countries

Fiscal policy, trade and the private sector in the digital age: a strategy for Africa. This is the main theme at this year’s Economic Commission for Africa's Conference of Ministers at Marrakech in Morocco. This provided an opportunity for the ministers of finance from Africa to review fiscal policies for the African Continental Free Trade Agreement. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke to Adam Elhiraika, Director for Macroeconomic and Governance Division at UNECA about the issues affecting the least developed countries and why there are so many of them in Africa.

How to make the digital world work for your business

By Rosalind Davey, partner, Employment and Benefits Practice at Bowmans Gone are the days when office hours were from 9 to 5 and employees spent the working day under one roof. Technology has...
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