United Nations

Total 20 Posts

Sudan ordered to end Internet shutdown

The UN Human Rights Council has unequivocally condemned measures to intentionally prevent or disrupt access to or dissemination of information online in Sudan. This comes after the military ordered telecommunications companies to cut off the Internet.

Africa needs effective technology policies

Technology and innovation have been the backbone of African economic success over the last two decades but Internet and Internet-related penetration remained limited. As such,

Network of drone testing corridors extended

Sierra Leone and Namibia become part of a global network of drone testing corridors for humanitarian projects.

Africa in the digital era

This year's Adebayo Adedeji Annual lecture focused around the question of digital transformation in Africa.

How to enable youth entrepreneurship in Afrika

If entrepreneurship is to support Afrika’s youth to counter poverty and unemployment, the tools created to assist them must be innovative and speak to their most pressing needs.

Afrika's youth need to become job creators

Despite Africa’s impressive growth in past 25 years and its entry into the digital economy, the job market continues to be in a depressed state as youth unemployment continues to rise.

Connecting the next 4 billion

Global leaders convened to discuss how to leverage broadband to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.