Tag: digital economy

Are Nigerians paying too much for data? Gbenga Adebayo explains

Are Nigerians paying too much for data? Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy seems to agree, as he says Nigerians are not enjoying the value for money spent on data. The minister has tasked the telecoms regulator NCC to resolve issues of illegal data deductions and review the price of data downwards in five days. Chairman of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria, Gbenga Adebayo joins CNBC Africa for me more.

[email protected] CEO Noomane Fehri on how entrepreneurs can help develop a single African market

Noomane Fehri, co-Founder and CEO of [email protected], and Former Minister of Communication, Technology and Digital Economy for Tunisia says the Tony Elumelu Foundation is one of the main tools to help develop a single African market. He joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor for more.

Is Africa equipped to tax its digital economy?

With the growing call for digital solutions for our daily banking and retail needs, corporate has responded to the call for a more advanced digital economy. But how is it being regulated? Joining CNBC Africa to look at digital taxation is Michael Hewson, Director of African Transfer Pricing Advisory Firm, Graphene Economics.

Taxing Ghana’s digital economy

The Ghana Revenue Authority says it may begin taxing e-commerce transactions. Abdallah Ali-Nakyea, Managing Partner at Ali-Nakyea and Associates joins CNBC Africa for more.

Transform Africa Summit 2019 kicks off in Rwanda

Starting today and for the next four days, policy makers, innovators, investors, tech giants, all under one roof with one agenda; conducting deliberations under the theme – “Boosting Africa’s digital Economy”.

Rwanda readies to host Transform Africa Summit

Rwanda has made it no secret that it has big goals of becoming an ICT hub, now as the country prepares to receive the delegates of the much anticipated Transform Africa Summit in Kigali, CNBC Africa takes a closer look at the conference's theme, which is "Boosting Africa's Digital Economy"., joined by analyst, Collins Mwai to take stock of the current trends, the ecosystem and the investments happening in the industry.

Brian Armstrong on SA’s readiness for the digital economy

Yesterday, South Africa launched its first Digital Economy summit. The event opened up the dialogue on critical issues in tech and communications ahead of the fourth industrial revolution. Joining CNBC Africa to give an overview of what took place is Brian Armstrong, Chair of Digital Business, at Wits University.