The revival of industries with tech boost in Africa

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If there is a gift that the world has given to Africa, it is the internet and with this, the unlimited ways in which to make life easier. The internet and by extension the technology that comes with it, has helped in moving the continent towards creating solutions for day to day living instead of waiting for parachuted aid. From getting farm produce to the marketplace to creating solutions that are ground-breaking in the health sector, the internet has enabled and propelled the hitherto jettisoned continent into spaces even the so-called developed countries wish to occupy. Power outages in Nigeria major obstacle for tech sector growth Looking at some of the amazing things that the tech space in Africa has created include the world-renowned M-Pesa which has transformed how people transact not only in Kenya but across the continent and globally in different ways and formats. And as the world progressively becomes a village where even viruses and disease are spreading faster than days of yore, technology will push Africa to self-actualisation. By creating home-grown solutions, the tech space is the go-to which will thrust Africa to the independence that has eluded it for centuries earning it the Dark Continent

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