Digital

The State of Digital Education in Africa

In a rapidly evolving global landscape, where digitalization and the corresponding skill sets are gaining significance in the transformative process of economies, the role of digitalization in shaping labor markets and economies, both at a regional and global level, cannot be underestimated. Africa is witnessing a digital revolution, with technology playing a vital role in […]

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Foundations For Pro-development Digital Governance Framework in Africa

Today, the increasing value of digitalisation and data to global development has received widespread attention. A great number of structural transformations have been driven by means of digital technologies. Digital technology has provided a marked boost to world economic output and created innumerable jobs. Following the recent COVID-19 disruption on the global scene, many other […]

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Maximizing Public Awareness for Participatory Data Governance in African Countries

A major argument for advocating for a participatory approach in developing Africa’s data policies and systems stems from the underlying drivers and principles guiding data governance. These principles cut across several themes such as human and digital rights protection, transparency and accountability, that are geared towards engendering greater confidence in the data ecosystem, for more […]

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New Digital Governance Platform: Why It Matters For Policymakers

Digital innovations are advancing at a rapid pace, connecting businesses, individuals,  governments around the world and creating exciting opportunities. These opportunities provide numerous benefits and major gains in terms of structural transformation for the majority of economies. However, African economies are yet to benefit from these opportunities. The global digital market is generally uneven and […]

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Curtailing State Extremism In Data Governance

There is an increasing level of attention and growing conversations at the national, regional and global levels, around the imperative for a more effective set of rules and regulations to guide the use and sharing of online data and digital footprints of individuals, firms and governments. The rationale is that a framework of policies and […]

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Digital Governance Index

With the explosion in digital technologies and data, countries across are grappling with effective ways to address the threats emerging in the digital space as well as provide supportive structure for digital technologies uptake. At present, at least 66 percent of countries in the world has at least a form of data protection laws. By […]

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