0 comments on “An organisation in Iraq is working with young people to help “bring the country to a more digital economy””

An organisation in Iraq is working with young people to help “bring the country to a more digital economy”

Re:Coded was founded in 2016 and holds courses for people wishing to learn more about coding. Zahra Shah, Program Manager at the organisation said: "We launched as a coding school to try and upscale youth here and bring them more towards…

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Nigeria – the Federal Government to achieve growth with digital economy

Nigeria. The Federal Government has announced plans to achieve an all-inclusive economy by prioritising developmental efforts in the digital economy. Minister of Communication Adebayo Shittu said in Lagos at the weekend that the move by the Federal Government was to…

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Digital economy plays key role in high-quality growth (China)

China's manufacturing industry is aiming to transform itself from "Quantity" to "Quality". The key strategy is to develop a digital economy, said Li Yizhong, the former minister from China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Sunday. Speaking at the…

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Germany – Digital Economy Monitoring report 2018

The DIGITAL Economy Index provides a number to show the level of digitalisation in the German economy. It is based on a survey of high-ranking decision-makers from 1,061 businesses. Three aspects are incorporated in the economy index: the use of…

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Competition challenges in the digital economy

Slow productivity growth and rising income inequality have shaped the world economy in a time of rapid technological change. A variety of explanations have emerged to help us understand these related trends, but one overarching theme is the decline in competition. The…

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Digital Entrepreneurship & Digital Disruption – Course.University of Warwick

This module represents the confluence of two of the most critical developments in modern business: the growth of digital enterprises and the digital economy; and the importance of digital technologies in the disruption and reshaping of many industries and the…

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German politician calls for corporate break-up of U.S. digital tech giants

German Social Democrats (SPD) leader Andrea Nahles has called for the break-up of major U.S. technology companies on Monday to prevent the formation of digital monopolies. Writing in the newspaper Handelsblatt, Nahles urged policymakers to use antitrust regulation to "reign…

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Jack Ma Launches $10M African entrepreneurs prize

Alibaba founder Jack Ma has established a new contest that will see African entrepreneurs compete for $10 million in funding, with the aim of supporting businesses that are growing the continent’s nascent digital economy. Called the Jack Ma Foundation Netpreneur Prize,…

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Putin calls on Caspian littoral nations to focus on development of digital economy

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on his counterparts from other Caspian littoral nations, namely Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Iran, and Turkmenistan, to focus on the development of digital economy. "Russia calls on the Caspian littoral states to focus on cooperation in…

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Blockchain technology summit brings digital economy to Laos

Government officials from different sectors, business representatives, entrepreneurs and Lao and Chinese experts gathered in Vientiane recently to share experiences and exchange information on blockchain technology. Participants also debated about trends in blockchain development for future digital business expansion in…