Africa needs to create its own technology opportunities

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Technology is impacting every industry in Africa and transforming lives across the continent.

With the Fourth Industrial Revolution taking hold, hype is growing around key new technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT).

This is according to AfricaCom – a global African Technology and Telecommunications event.

“There’s been a lot of discussions about the technology industry in Africa,” says Bontle Moeng, BizNis Africa Founder and Managing Director.

“We need to delve deeper into this discussion in oder to discover what Africa’s technology revolution is all about and how can the continent position itself as a major player within the global arena,” says Moeng.

“The continent has witnessed a high number of technology hubs being launched in nearly every community across Africa’s 54 countries. The passion, drive and energy is present – all that is needed is to forcefully create a solid technology ecosystem to tackle the continent’s major challenges.

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“Mobile internet remains an ideal platform in Africa due to its low cost as a result it has

“Collaboration is key and all the existing technology hubs need to start working together to create a new path for Africa’s future generations,” concludes Moeng.

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Bontle Moeng is the Founder and Managing Director of BizNis Africa. Moeng has spent 16 years working in the digital and online media industry across Africa. She applied her trade at True Love magazine prior to discovering her passion for Investment news in key sectors across Africa. Moeng previously worked for ITWeb, Starfish Mobile Technologies, ITNewsAfrica, AVATAR Agency, eNitiate, Global Interface Consulting and Havas Johannesburg. Her primary focus is to provide solid and valuable content on investment opportunities for the ICT, Energy and Mining sectors across Africa. In addition, the online news publication assists global companies to expand their presence in Africa. Email: news@biznisafrica.co.za

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