New report offers solutions to gaping digital gap between Commonwealth countries
New report offers solutions to gaping digital gap between Commonwealth countries

A recently released report has revealed the broad digital gap between high and low income Commonwealth countries. The report, titled The state of the digital economy in the Commonwealth, shows only 18% of people living in low-income Commonwealth countries have internet access, compared to 85% in high-income countries.

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New report presses for radical rethink on child health
New report presses for radical rethink on child health

According to a new report released this week by a commission of over 40 child and adolescent health experts from around the world, no single country is adequately protecting children's health, their environment and their futures. The commission was convened by the World Health Organisation (WHO), UNICEF and The Lancet.

20 Feb 2020

4 African finalists make the shortlist for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020
4 African finalists make the shortlist for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020

The 16 finalists in this year's Commonwealth Youth Awards, including innovators, activists and entrepreneurs from 12 countries, have been announced. All will each receive a trophy, a certificate and £1,000 to expand the scope of their projects.

19 Feb 2020

SDG7 under the spotlight at Africa Energy Forum 2020
SDG7 under the spotlight at Africa Energy Forum 2020

The 2020 Africa Energy Forum will take place in Barcelona, Spain from 30 June to 3 July under the overarching theme of 'Investment and impact'. The forum's programme aims to put sustainable development and the impact of power projects under the spotlight with focus on UN Sustainable Development Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

18 Feb 2020

HP empowers women and entrepreneurs in Africa
HP empowers women and entrepreneurs in Africa

Elisabeth Moreno, vice president and managing director of HP Africa, reveals what HP is doing to help entrepreneurial women succeed. She touches on the HP Life Centre, the Young Leaders Programme, and the importance of 4IR in relation to entrepreneurship.

By Imran Salie 18 Feb 2020