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ICT, Trade, and Integration in Africa



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Syllabus of the Subject: Information and communications technology (ICT) for Regional Trade and Integration in Africa.

  1. Introduction to the Information and communications technology (ICT) for Regional Trade and Integration in Africa;
  2. e-Commerce: The next growth frontier of Africa;
  3. ICT Initiatives of the Regional Economic Communities (REC);
  4. Case Study: Online Nigerian retail sites (DealDey, Konga, Jumia);
  5. ICT and Trade Facilitation in Africa;
  6. Automated System for Customs Data and Management (ASYCUDA);
  7. Case Study:
    1. Kenya Ports Authority and Kilindini Waterfront;
    2. National single window (NSW) in Ghana, Namibia, Malawi, and Mozambique.
  8. Automated Terminal Operating System;
  9. ICT and transport corridors;
  10. ICT and payment systems;
  11. Cross-border mobile payments;
  12. East African Payment System (EAPS).

The objectives of the subject “ICT for Regional Trade and Integration in Africa” are the following:

  1. To know how ICT can benefit the African regional integration, Trade Facilitation, inter-African trade and African corridors;
  2. To analyze the concept of Electronic commerce as the next frontier of the African growth;
  3. To know the importance of the African cross-border mobile payments;
  4. To study different successful cases of application of the Information and communications technology to the Intra-African Trade.

Sample:
ICT for Regional Trade and Integration in Africa:
Africa National single window

African Economic Integration. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

African Student, Doctorate, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade

The Subject “ICT for Trade and Integration in Africa” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Courses: Transport in Africa, African Economic Integration.

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Transport and Logistics in Africa

Diplomas: Foreign Trade, International Transport.

Online Professional Diploma in International Trade

Masters (MIB): Transport in Africa, Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB) - Online Education

Doctorate (DIB): Global Logistics, African Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

African Economic Area.

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English or Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French TIC, Commerce intra-africain et intégration Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish TIC: comercio e integración en África Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese TIC: comércio intra-africano e integração.

Sample:
Nigeria Online Ecommerce

We Trust in Africa (Affordable Higher Education for Africans) Kenya, Nigeria, Sudan, Ghana, Tanzania, Cameroon, Egypt...

Africa: ICT - Regional Trade and Integration.

The intensive use of the information and communications technology (ICT) can reduce export and logistics costs of Intra-African Trade, especially for the landlocked developing African countries and can reduce corruption.

  1. All the players participating in African value chain (Governments, agencies, importers, exporters, customs agencies, logistics companies, banks...) can take advantages of the ICT applied to inter-African trade;
  2. Standardization of Customs Clearance System in Africa is necessary and is one of the aims of the African Continental Free-Trade Area (AfCFTA);
  3. Kenya, Senegal, and South Africa are good examples of customs automation (paperless trade);
  4. Ghana, Namibia, Malawi or Mozambique are real cases of National single windows development;
  5. The implementation of the National single window in Ghana has reduced exporting cost and time by 65%;
  6. One obstacle to the intensive use of these technologies is the poor interconnectivity and long distances in Africa;
  7. In general, the Information and communications technology (ICT) framework for e-commerce is not developed in Africa;
  8. The traditional lack of trust of the African consumer is more serious and complex in the digital world;
  9. In Nigeria; we can observe an e-commerce boom.
    1. Several Online Nigerian retail sites (DealDey, Konga, Jumia) are leading e-commerce initiatives in West Africa;
    2. E-commerce sales doubled last year (about 382 million dollars), generating more than six million jobs.
  10. According to AT Kearney, in Africa South of Sahara, there were 650 million mobile users (2011), the so-called “African mobile revolution.”;
  11. The African Development Bank estimates that the Information and communications technology (ICT) contributes to 7% of the gross domestic product in Africa;
  12. ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States), SADC (Southern African Development Community) and EAC (East African Community) are developing remarkable ICT projects related to the intra-regional trade;
  13. Ahmed Mekky is one of the leaders of the telecommunications sector in the MENA region.

African Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Ivory Coast, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Eswatini (Swaziland), Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

EENI African Portal.

Masters and Doctorate in Global Business adapted to:

Eastern African Students: Eritrea, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Eritrea, Ethiopia, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Ethiopia, Kenya: Doctorate, Masters, Foreign Trade, Business Kenya, Mauritius, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Mauritius, Malawi Masters, Doctorate, Foreign Trade, Business Malawi, Seychelles, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Seychelles, Somalia, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Somalia, Sudan, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Sudan, Tanzania, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Tanzania, and Uganda, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Uganda.

Southern African Students: Botswana, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Botswana, Eswatini (Swaziland), Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Eswatini (Swaziland), Lesotho, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Lesotho, Namibia, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Namibia, South Africa, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade South Africa Zambia (Study Master Doctorate, Foreign Trade, International Business) Zambia, and Zimbabwe, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Zimbabwe.

Western African Students: Gambia, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade The Gambia, Ghana, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Ghana, Liberia Online Master / Doctorate in International Business, Foreign Trade Liberia, Nigeria Doctorate, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Nigeria and Sierra Leone, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Sierra Leone.

Central African Students: Cameroon, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Cameroon and Rwanda, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Rwanda.

Northern African Students: Egypt, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade Egypt and Libya.

Rail Transport in Africa.



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