Africa in the Digital Economy: Update
The digital economy is now the economy. This refers to the permeation of digital technologies into practically all spheres of business, finance, trade, education and government. While Africa initially lagged behind the developing world in adopting technology and migrating commerce modes to the new digital forms, in the last several years Africa has taken several leaps forward.
This Trade Brief provides an update on the situation of Africa’s progress in assimilating into the global digital economy, addressing the most pressing current challenges and reviewing several of the most exciting current initiatives underway.
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