Digital economy poised to contribute trillions to Africa
Africa’s growing tech talent pool has the potential to contribute R2.8 trillion to the continent’s GDP by 2025, according to the e-Conomy Africa report.
CompCom to fight merger creep, cartel conduct in digital economy
The competition watchdog believes the digital economy threatens to further marginalise vulnerable businesses and therefore regulation is necessary.
Innovation, digital economy engine to drive SA’s growth
The country’s post-COVID-19 economy must focus on innovation and the digital economy, advises trade and industry deputy minister Nomalungelo Gina.
New report says measured spectrum allocation key to digital economy
The allocation of spectrum is an opportunity to utilise communications tech for economic development for the country as a whole, says a World Wide Worx study.
Mastercard aims to bring 1bn people into digital economy by 2025
The payments tech firm expands its financial inclusion efforts beyond the 500 million of the past five years, looking to bring a billion people into the digital economy.
Digital economy companies take a punch as COVID-19 spreads
Analysts weigh in on the impact of coronavirus on digital economy firms, stressing the need for aggressive awareness and communication to sustain the businesses.
Digital economy to bring rise to 21st-century unions
In 2020, a new breed of strong trade unions will rise to fight for workers’ rights and champion the role of technology.
President side-lines ICT expertise on advisory team
Analysts criticise president Cyril Ramaphosa’s newly-appointed Economic Advisory Council, saying ICT expertise has been ignored.