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Impact of digital technology on Africa’s ecosystem to take centre stage at the Economist’s Innovation summit in Nairobi

Impact of digital technology on Africa’s ecosystem to take centre stage at the Economist’s Innovation summit in Nairobi

Governance, Technology
The role played by digital technology in the development of Africa’s economy will take centre stage at the Innovation Summit Africa set for Nairobi on March 6th. The event, hosted by The Economist Events, will bring together players and stakeholders in Africa’s digital space including Nailab chief executive officer Sam Gichuru, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) secretary- general Sindiso Ngwenya and Bidhaa Sasa founder David Disch. The meeting, whose theme is ‘Digital Transformation for Accelerated Growth,’ seeks to explain the current gaps in Africa’s development, particularly in key areas such as finance and telecommunications, and explore how the continent can use digital technologies to reshape its businesses and societies. “The Innovation Summit will lo