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South Africa and Data Flows: How to Fully Exploit the Potential of the Digital Economy

South Africa is in a privileged position to become the regional hub for provision of data processing services and other innovative digital services. In order to do so, the country should promote the free flow of data, allowing local companies to ext…

Addressing the Challenges of Taxation of the Digital Economy: Lessons for African Countries

The rapid growth of the digital economy in many African countries has led to concerns about whether their tax regimes are equipped to deal with this new phenomenon. The shift from a traditional bricks and mortar commercial environment to one that is…

Building Resilience in Africa: Enabling an Inclusive Digital Economy and Energy Access for All

Unrestricted access to the digital economy is a critical value-added energy service and will help build resilience to the multiple crises the world is experiencing today. The socioeconomic crisis arising from the COVID-19 global health pandemic has …

Assessing Digitalization and Data Governance Issues in Africa

In the past decade, digitalization and digital technology adoption have become increasingly pervasive in most African countries. These developments promise life-changing benefits for consumers, businesses and governments, and enormous gains in terms…

The Digital Economy and Ecommerce in Africa - Drivers of the African Free Trade Area?

This special report looks at the development of the digital economy, and in particular ecommerce, in Africa, against the backdrop of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The AfCFTA, when implemented, will encourage cross-border intra-Af…

Digital Labour in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges

Increased access and use of the Internet has led to the advancement of online labour, which is driving the gig economy. The ‘platformisation’ of the global economy enables virtual labour mobility—the remote buying and selling of digital labour, whic…

The Taxation of the Digitalised Economy: An African Study

African economies need adequate revenues for development, but weak tax laws, illicit financial flows and aggressive tax planning have made it difficult for them to attain their full potential in raising revenue. Furthermore, the advent of digitalise…

A Gender Perspective on the Use of Artificial Intelligence in the African Fintech Ecosystem: Case Studies from South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) based systems complements the time-sensitive and data intensive nature of many activities in the financial services industry (FSI)—Specifically, in FinTech Ecosystems (FEs) that have disrupted many financial s…

Fact sheet on Digital Economies and Illicit Financial Flows

The emergence of illicit financial flows has become a topical issue in recent years. On the African continent, illicit financial flows have drawn a lot of attention because they have resulted in domestic revenue losses that African governments despe…

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