Science and Technology : The Future Is African

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  1. Clyde C Coger Jr

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    In the Spirit of Sankofa,



    The Future Is African
    ... Something magical is happening in the poorest countries of the world. With smartphone prices plummeting, with ever-affordable, and fast, mobile data and with increasingly user-friendly services, tech has taken off in Africa.

    On the other hand, outside of a few dreams of drones and balloons, the tech industry hasn’t really looked at Africa as an area of opportunity. This is a place to give aid, not a place to make money.

    This is foolish; Africa is the fastest-growing economic and population region of the world. An influential study from UNICEF projects Sub-Saharan Africa to have a population boom from today’s 900 million people to 2.4 billion by 2050, with almost half of the world’s children being on the continent by 2100 ...


    http://techcrunch.com/2015/09/05/the-future-is-african/#.m1j8mp:YZL0

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