Tag: digital

Op-Ed – Uzoma Dozie: How Nigerians can unlock their potential in the digital age

Nigerians are a global force bursting with potential and an enviable track record of success. But in a more complex and fast-paced world than ever before, many of us struggle to find the time or have the ability to fulfil their potential.

Rwanda to set up e-waste collection points to manage waste

As our lifestyle becomes increasingly digital, there’s a big demand and ownership of electrical and electronic equipment and so does waste from them. To minimize their harm on the environment, the government and partners are establishing e-waste collection points across the country. Olivier Mbera, Country General Manager for Enviroserve Rwanda joins CNBC Africa for more.

Kenya going digital as online overtakes traditional services

The shift from traditional services to digital is sweeping across the continent and the growth of e-commerce is undeniable. Rodrigo Alier, Regional General Manager of Glovo joins CNBC Africa for more on their expansion into East Africa.

What you need to know about Kenya’s tax on digital trade and services

Kenya will start levying new tax on digital markets under a new law signed by the president early in November. The Finance Act seeks to broaden the Income Tax Act net to include income accruing through a digital market place.

Here’s why smartphone gambling is on the rise among African millennials

Smartphones are affecting different facets of young people’s lives. One area is the ever-growing community of sports betting in Africa.

How can South Africa harness technology in a way that helps fix its problems?

The South African government has shifted its focus and resources to the 4IR. And it’s been prioritised over more mundane, but essential, policy interventions aimed at ensuring the more equitable inclusion of the populace into a modern, digital economy.

‘Digital colonialism’: Here’s why some countries are considering taking control of their people’s data from Big Tech companies

There is a global standoff going on about who stores your data. At the close of June’s G20 summit in Japan, a number of developing countries refused to sign an international declaration on data flows – the so-called Osaka Track. Part of the reason why countries such as India, Indonesia and South Africa boycotted the declaration was because they had no opportunity to put their own interests about data into the document.

Digital technologies are transforming African businesses, but what are the obstacles that remain?

Digital technology has created new opportunities for businesses in sub-Saharan Africa to compete on a more equal footing. However, these businesses have yet to enjoy the full benefits because of a difficult operating environment.
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