There’s Need For More Disruption In Africa’s Tech Scene

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By Olukayode Kolawole For most people living outside Africa, they imagine the continent as the home of poverty, corruption, internet fraud, infrastructure deficit, and everything that describes under-development, marginalization, oppression, bad leadership, insecurity, diseases, and many more. Although the continent is truly beset with some perennial development issues, some of these notions […]

What needs to be done to resolve the digital divide in South Africa and Africa as a whole?

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Background Whenever politicians make speeches about innovation and future technology prospects, they will not omit the words “4th industrial revolution” and “digital divide”, which would make us assume that the government understands the technological problems we are facing as a country and are possibly implementing solutions to those problems. The […]

Africa in the Digital Era – hype or reality?

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What is holding Africa back in digital transformation on the continent, asked former Nigerian Minister for Communications Technology, Dr Omobola Johnson? She delivered the UN Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) annual Adebayo Adedeji lecture at the recent Conference of Ministers in Marrakech, Morocco.   Held in memory of the Nigerian […]