African entrepreneurship is being redefined to include investors, female entrepreneurs and tech ecosystems.
What’s at stake?
Across the continent, a growing entrepreneurial community stands ready to ensure that Africa doesn’t miss out on the transformational benefits of the digital economy. It’s incumbent on government, business, and educational institutions to support their efforts.
By Fred Ohwahwa
The Digital Age has arrived in Africa, as evidenced by rising mobile penetration and usage figures for widely adopted social networking and communications applications, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and WhatsApp. From small businesses to large, the young to the elderly, rural areas to the urban centers, digitization is gradually becoming a way of life on the continent.
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