Tag: international telecommunication union

This initiative seeks to get every African school connected to the internet

Last September an initiative was launched by the United Nations Children’s Fund and the International Telecommunication Union, with the aim of connecting every school in the world to the internet by 2030. Now the project, dubbed, Giga, has officially kicked off and Rwanda has been chosen to lead Africa in implementation. Julianna Lindsey, Representative for Unicef Rwanda joins CNBC Africa for more.

This is how tech solutions can create new pathways for inclusive growth – Expert

The International Telecommunication Union estimated that about 3.2 billion people would be online by the end of 2015 with the youth at the forefront of internet adoption. Alain Dolium, Chief Operations Officers at Connectik technologies global joins CNBC Africa to share how digital solutions can create inclusive growth globally.