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During October 2019, Safaricom announced a new strategy as it turned nineteen, promising to be simple, honest and transparent across all its products and operations. Perhaps, M-PESA customer challenges are the perfect place that they can start applying that new ethos.
Slow uptake of Artificial Intelligence in developing countries means benefits for Global South remain modest. Internet connectivity is a major challenge as half of the global population lacks internet access
When Kenya's Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning decided to digitize parts of their operations that involved cash payments, the revenue generated annually increased by a whopping 1,125%. This is thanks to the digitization of their processes.
African governments must refrain from creating stumbling blocks for their brave new technology entrepreneurs, such as curbing access to the Internet, restricting digital information flows, under-investing in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.
Africa is generally plagued by many problems, key among them being poverty. However, the continent has great potential. Here are a few key factors that hold the promise of a better future for Africa.