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Op 22 en 23 Maart het vier lede van TRADE (Proff Wilma Viviers en Sonja Grater, IBIS se Dr Marie-Luce Kuhn en me Ali Parry) die ITCSD (International Trade Center for Sustainable Trade and Development) se konferensie te Stellenbosch bygewoon en ook voordragte gelewer.

Access to the internet is fast becoming a human right in the eyes of millions of people from around the world. This is especially true in the Digital Economy and the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Tanzania's "digital lifestyle company", Tigo, has continued to support the Tanzania government's under-five birth registration initiative through an innovative mobile application that is accelerating provisioning of birth certificates for children under the age of five.

Bloomberg carried a report about a new learning machine at JPMorgan Chase & Co. called Contract Intelligence or COIN, that is parsing financial deals that once kept legal teams busy for thousands of hours. More specifically, it is interpreting commercial-loan agreements that, until the project went online in June, consumed 360,000 hours of work each year by lawyers and loan officers.

An article published by BizCommunity on 22 February 2017 argues that even the most efficient suppliers with competitively priced, high-quality products are unlikely to succeed because cumbersome requirements and exertion of buyer power by large supermarket chains are preventing them from getting their products to consumers.

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