Nairobi, Kenya//- The COVID-19 pandemic has had a severe socio-economic impact in East Africa. While the region has escaped the worst of the health impact – infection and mortality rates are comparatively low next to those of Europe – the impact on businesses, communities and households has been devastating.
The future of retail, according to John Straw, belongs to retailers that boldly invest in “cutting-edge technology—not worrying about how it affects the P&L but about how it’s going to affect the value of the business to the consumer.”
Geneva, Switzerland// – UNCTAD will bring together experts to explore how science, technology and innovation (STI) can contribute to a sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, during a meeting of the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) from 17 to 21 May.
Geneva, Switzerland// — Temenos Multifonds Global Accounting platform enables Curo Fund Services to deliver seamless back office service.
Africa has enjoyed strong economic growth for most of the 21st century, mainly because of robust global demand for primary commodities. But the “Africa Rising” narrative that accompanied this growth is mostly a story of rising GDP, which is overly one-dimensional.
Accra//-The Ghana Communication Technology University (GCTU) is lacing its boots to embark on a massive rebranding exercise to position itself as a premiere information communication technology university in the country as well as in the West African sub-region.
Accra, Ghana//-MTN Ghana Foundation today handed over a state-of-the-art Information and Communications Technology (ICT) laboratory to Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).