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ITU, FAO initiate global study to drive digital agriculture

The study will pay particular attention to the needs of developing countries, where people's livelihoods are most reliant on agriculture.

Oct 18, 2021

ZTE wins long-term contribution award

The award was jointly issued by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the International Telecommunication Union.

Oct 11, 2021

UN, ITU tap into AI tech to improve road safety globally

Artificial intelligence will be vital in helping reduce the number of deaths on roads, especially in developing countries, says the United Nations.


SA looks to recover lost ground in digital migration process

Government wants eligible households to register at their nearest post office to receive government assistance for set-top box installations.


ITU study lifts the lid on ICT adoption in Africa

Albeit slow, the African region witnesses signs of growth in terms of ICT infrastructure, reveals an International Telecommunication Union study.


Minister touts SA Connect as enabler of digital inclusion

Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams puts delivery of the SA Connect broadband plan at the forefront of bridging the digital divide.


Girls in ICT Day discussion looks to inspire young women

The International Telecommunication Union readies to host a virtual high-level panel session to encourage more girls and young women to actively pursue careers in STEM.


$428bn investment needed to connect all of humanity

Some R7.1 trillion is required to connect nearly half of the world’s population that has never used the Internet, estimates an International Telecommunication Union study.

Sep 14, 2020

ITU Connect2Recover to boost Africa’s post-COVID connectivity

The International Telecommunication Union’s Connect2Recover initiative aims to expand access to affordable and reliable connectivity in Africa.

Aug 7, 2020

Women hardest hit by digital divide during COVID-19

An International Telecommunication Union report shows access to ICT has a major impact on women's ability to prepare for, survive and recover from disasters.


ITU introduces new global guidelines to protect kids online

The International Telecommunication Union’s guidelines consist of four parts tailored to key audiences: children, parents and educators, industry and policymakers.

Jun 23, 2020

Africa needs accelerated ICT, renewable energy investment

UNESCO’s Dr Huber Gijzen encourages investment in renewable energy and ICT infrastructure on the continent, to boost education efforts.

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