Universal Postal Union Director General Bishar A. Hussein has called on postal operators in Africa to diversify their services in order to cope with current industry dynamics adversely affecting their business.
The UPU and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reaffirmed plans to leverage the global postal network to deliver affordable and reliable money transfer services to migrants.
The Postal Operations Council (POC) held its first session for the 2017-2020 cycle at the end of March, launching a series of new tools and improved working methods aimed at increasing efficiency.
The successful cooperation agreement signed between Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications and the UPU in 2013 has been extended for a further four years.
Kenya is ready to kick off preparations to launch an e-commerce hub for East Africa, bringing together the region’s national Posts.
Côte d’Ivoire has commenced the preparatory process for the 2020 Universal Postal Congress.