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4th UNI Africa Regional Conference
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The Global Gig Economy and its Implications for African Digital Workers

Oxford Professor Mark Graham spells out the opportunities and challenges for African workers in the new digital world

Professor Graham, addressing the 4th UNI Africa Conference in Dakar, Senegal (http://ForwardForANewAfrica.org), warned of the danger of ‘parasitic capitalism’ where digital companies give little back to the places where they are embedded and platform workers are left to fend for themselves. UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings' said research…

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Media Advisory: Dakar is poised to host the largest union gathering in West Africa

The 4th Regional Conference of Union Network International Africa (UNI Africa) will take place in Dakar from 22 March to 25 March 2017

More than five hundred union leaders from across Africa and beyond are gathering in Dakar, Senegal this week for the 4th UNI Africa Conference (http://ForwardForANewAfrica.org). The conference will address the important role of unions in this Brave New Digital World in creating material difference for workers. UNI’s sectors, including Post…