West Africa’s technological revolution driven by mobile phones

MDG : Mobile phone in West Africa : text the government promoting the polio immunization campaignIn 2009, businessman Femi Akinde needed to travel quickly across Nigeria. Without immediate access to the internet, it took him a day to book a plane ticket. Finding a number to make a phone reservation took time; connecting – on erratic phone lines – even longer; and bank forms had to be filled in to withdraw money for paying. More