It's time African governments supported the development of online platforms designed to support local people in the informal sector.
Nigeria risks losing its recent status as Africa's most attractive tech hub following its decision to suspend Twitter's operations.
Since 1999, extreme poverty has declined while rates of young people in education and employment have risen. Without investment though, the impact of the pandemic could see this progress imperilled,
South Africa's constitution provides for equal access to education and its inclusive education policy exists to make this a reality. But in practice students' diverse needs are not being met.
Interventions using apps show promise as they could improve care for patients with chronic conditions. But patients can't benefit from innovations unless they accept them and use them effectively.
The high cost of data and inadequate digital skills prevent young people from accessing job opportunities.
The education sector has to constantly re-learn lessons about using digital technologies in teaching.
Integrating technology into schools involves understanding the dynamic relationship between technology, how it's used in the classroom and the content of the curriculum.
The Otigba Computer Village shows how businesses in a largely informal market identify new and useful knowledge, apply it innovatively to scale up their operations and increase profits.
African countries' adoption of e-government platforms hasn't served the majority of their citizens.
The internet has always been just about to deliver an enormous spurt of economic growth or productivity growth A new meta-analysis of 59 econometric studies finds it is yet to do so.
As a resource-driven economy, Australia is not used to being at the pointy end of supply chains – and it feels as though we are managing risks and benefits of critical infrastructure on the fly.
There is no good case for bailing out South African Airways, it's simply a matter of avoiding a potentially catastrophic debt default.
The traditional media industry comes with a large environmental cost, but emissions from digital productions are often ignored.
An obsession with coding is turning students off computing.
How the geek effect and a sexist games industry is putting girls off a career in computing.
African governments and businesses must do more to assist young people by creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem to support them. Without this support, all of their potential may stutter and die.
Too many girls are missing out on learning IT and computer programming skills that could serve them well in the future economy.
Some of the myths about why more women don't code and get jobs in ICT are shown in a new satirical campaign. But is raising a woman's menstrual cycle the right way to go?
Teachers admit falling down in digital competency, so if we are to improve students’ performance in this area, we first need to get teachers' skills up to scratch.