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NEWS: 7.15.2021

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Africa’s Digital Sovereignty: Elusive or a Stark Possibility through the AfCFTA?

In this essay I reflect on the question: What do we make of Africa’s States’ sovereignty whose economies have been reordered/structured around imperial relations of domination, whose larger reigns of social coexistence reeks of neoliberalism and whose citizens are always served the short end of the stick in the access or provision of social welfare services? Not to belabour the point, our increasingly datafied lives promising ‘enormous’ economic value require renewed governance, effort and thinking most pertinently from African States lest what we have as statehood is annihilated on the altar of technological imperialism.

Call for Papers: African Economic Conference 2021 themed "Financing Africa's Post Covid-19 Development"

June 7, 2021

Call for Papers: 2021 African Economic Conference

About 2021 AEC

The 2021 edition of the African Economic Conference is jointly organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The theme of this year's conference is "Financing Africa's Post COVID-19 Development"