Tag: G7 Summit

President Uhuru Kenyatta: Digital Transformation in Africa is heavily reliant on new Innovations

President Uhuru Kenyatta: Digital Transformation in Africa is heavily reliant on new Innovations

Uncategorized
While Africa may not have large innovation hubs like Silicon Valley, Innovation is critical for economic development, and African public institutions need to play a greater role. Internet and the smart phone novelty has diffused power from states to networks and citizens. Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the republic of Kenya during the Africa Outreach Meeting at the  G7 summit in Italy stated that Africa’s transformation is contingent on innovation. That’s why we have strengthened connectivity through the Smart Africa initiative,putting ICT at the center of our development agenda. That’s why the continent is developing an ICT policy and infrastructure to support one seamless digital market, to serve a billion people. According to President Uhuru's speech,  energy and innovation