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Digital transformation among the priorities of Germany’s new strategy for Africa

Germany\'s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has launched a new Africa Strategy dedicated, among other goals, to \'lend[ing] structural support to the achievement of...

Nigeria and Rwanda sign Artemis Accords

Nigeria and Rwanda signed the Artemis Accords, becoming the first two African countries to adhere to the set of nonbinding commitments to facilitate the peaceful and safe exploration of outer spa...

Gender equality in space diplomacy

Space negotiation should become more gender-inclusive. This article calls for Australia to have the leading role in space diplomacy and gender in the wider context of UN women, peace, and security (WPS) agenda with th...

US government launches Digital Transformation with Africa initiative

The US government has launched a Digital Transformation with Africa (DTA) initiative dedicated to \'expand[ing] digital access and literacy and strengthen[ing] digital enabling environm...

Horizon Worlds losing users, reports show

Horizon Worlds, Meta’s flagship metaverse platform, is failing to meet internal performance expectations, as was reported by The Wall Street Journal which reviewed internal company documents. The Journal said the re...

Israeli embassy opens in Virtual environment

The Embassy of Israel in Korea opened a virtual pavilion in the metaverse on the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The embassy is envisioned to set a new standard which would serve a...

Kuleba to make the first tour of African countries in history of Ukrainian diplomacy

Ukrainian foreign affairs minister will tour African countries 3–14 October to consolidate support in light of the attempt to annex Ukrainian territories. In addition, the minister will seek to strengthen the role o...

Metaverse, an important digital opportunity according to EU officials

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has published her \'2022 State of the Union Letter of Intent\', underpinning the Metaverse as an important digital opportunity and trend while a...