PM: Russian economy effectively withstands Western pressure

People stroll on Red Square in downtown Moscow on June 20, 2022. (NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA / AFP) MOSCOW — Western countries attempted to destroy the Russian economy but they underestimated its resilience, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on Tuesday. "The measures implemented by the government on the instructions of the president to ensure economic development […]

Shenzhen Global Marine Forum to Focus on Ocean Leadership, Sustainability

SHENZHEN, November 28, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – The Shenzhen Global Marine Economy Forum 2022, the executive strategy session of the high-powered China Marine Economy Expo, opened Thursday with the aim of further developing China’s booming “Blue Economy” and boosting global exchange and cooperation. This year’s marine forum, titled “Leadership for the Sustainable Expansion of the Marine Economy,” will bring together […]

Hit to livelihoods tops concerns for voters in US

Polls reflecting economic worries point to midterms edge for GOP Teen voter Oscar Ponteri casts his first election ballot with Democratic gubernatorial nominee Tina Kotek at a drop box in Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday. (MATHIEU LEWIS-ROLLAND / AFP) Polls taken before next week's midterm congressional elections in the United States invariably show that inflation and […]

Digital Nigeria 2022: NITDA Director General tasks Tech Innovators with Problem Solving

ABUJA, NG, Oct 31, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa, CCIE has challenged Nigerian tech innovators and entrepreneurs to identify problems bedeviling the nation with the view to proffering solutions because the government has provided a level playing field for them to achieve […]

FG Stops Importation of Digital Technology Products, Services, as Nigeria Intends to be Global Talent Supplier: Day#1, Digital Nigeria 2022

ABUJA, NG, Oct 27, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – As stakeholders in the Digital Economy sector from both within and outside Nigeria gathered in Abuja to brainstorm on the path to a sustainable digital economy in the country, the Federal Government (FG) declared that it would no longer accept importation of any digital […]

FG Stops Importation of Digital Technology Products, Services, as Nigeria Intends to be Global Talent Supplier

ABUJA, NG, Oct 27, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – As stakeholders in the Digital Economy sector from both within and outside Nigeria gathered in Abuja to brainstorm on the path to a sustainable digital economy in the country, the Federal Government (FG) declared that it would no longer accept importation of any digital […]

Nigerian FG to Stop Importing Digital Products and Services says Digital Economy Minister

ABUJA, Nigeria, Oct 26, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – With stakeholders in the Digital Economy, from within and outside Nigeria, gathered at Digital Nigeria 2022 to brainstorm on a sustainable digital economy for the nation, the Federal Government declared that it was no longer accepting importation of any digital technological product or service […]

IMF chief warns of risk of geopolitical fragmentation

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva speaks during the 2022 annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group, Oct 14, 2022, in Washington. (MANUEL BALCE CENETA / AP) WASHINGTON – There is a risk of geopolitical fragmentation, as geopolitics turn into geo-economics with negative impacts, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) […]

1,450+ Organisation Identified in the UAE Web3 Space as per the Crypto Oasis Ecosystem Report 2022

DUBAI, Oct 10, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Crypto Oasis, the fastest growing Web3 ecosystem in the world, announced that it had identified more than 1,450 active Web3 organisations in the UAE at the end Q3 2022. The research also identified more than 7,000 individuals working in the industry. The organisations that are […]

NITDA to host Blockchain Day at Digital Nigeria 2022

LAGOS, NG, Oct 1, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), under the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, in partnership with Domineum Blockchain Solutions, a leading Distributed Ledger Technology Company in Africa, is set to host a one-day National digital economy awareness event: BLOCKCHAIN DAY will […]

Kashifu Inuwa: Putting NITDA on the Cusp of a Revolution

LAGOS, NIGERIA, Sep 29, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Nothing offers a more reliable picture of a country’s economic performance better than a periodic assessment of sectoral contribution to Gross Domestic Product (GDP). It’s no less so in Nigeria where a report by the National Bureau of Statistics indicates that Nigeria’s Information and […]

G20 Digital Innovation Network (DIN): Catalyst for Digital Economy Growth in Indonesia

Nusa Dua, Bali, Sep 19, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The G20 Digital Innovation Network (DIN) meeting is able to be a catalyst to expedite the digital economy sector development in Indonesia, said Minister Johnny G Plate, Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Informatics (KOMINFO). The event aims to bring together start-ups, venture capital […]

Enhancing data governance through the 3rd DEWG meeting

JAKARTA, Aug 9, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The implementation of equitable and inclusive Data Free Flow with Trust (DFFT) and Cross-Border Data Flow (CBDF) had become crucial issues nowadays as data traffic between countries kept increasing. Hence, as chairman of the 2022 G20 presidency, Indonesia proposed four principles of fairness, lawfulness, transparency, […]