PayDunya: Our Goal is to Simplify Digitalisation in Africa, Says Co-founder

Co-founder of PayDunya, Youma Dieng Fall, says their goal is to simplify the digitalisation of sales, payments and management for all African companies regardless of...

UNCTAD: COVID-19 is Boosting e-Commerce, Except in West Africa

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) says the coronavirus crisis is boosting e-commerce as more people are shopping online all over...

International Narrative on COVID-19 Crisis Ignores Cotton Farmers, Ginners, Spinners, Says Garkhel

The international narrative on the COVID-19 crisis is currently a source of worry to the Senior Cotton and Textiles Lead at Fairtrade Foundation, United...

e-Commerce Sales Globally Hit $25.6 Trillion, UN’s Trade Agency Says

A United Nation’s trade and development body has disclosed that e-Commerce sales globally hit $25.6 trillion in 2018. This is eight per cent up from...

Fashion Brands, Others Are Facing Additional Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic, Report Says

Cotton farmers, mill labourers, garment workers, fashion brands and retail assistants are facing the additional impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. Life in the world’s textile...

COVID-19 Crisis Worsens Garment Workers’ Plight, Sacks One Million in Bangladesh

The coronavirus pandemic is making the plight of garment workers worse. In Bangladesh alone, more than one million garment workers being laid off. Garment workers have...

UK Extends Support for UNCTAD’s Work on Trade Facilitation Till 2022

The United Kingdom government has extended its support to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) work on trade facilitation to March...

ILO Recommends COVID-19 Risk Assessments to Employers as Pressure Mounts to Ease Lockdown

To minimise the risk of COVID-19 to workers, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) wants employers to carry out risk assessments.  ILO also wants all employers...
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COVID-19 Crisis ‘Sacks’ 1.6 Billion Informal Workers- ILO

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has warned that 1.6 billion workers in the informal economy are in immediate danger of having their livelihoods destroyed...

COVID-19 Pandemic is Threatening Grocery Workers, Others’ Health, Livelihoods

Grocery workers, flight attendants and autoworkers have seen their health and livelihoods threatened by the rampaging COVID-19 pandemic. This is coming to the open as...

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