Community Connectedness as a Competitive Advantage

From White African Thu Nov 29 2012, 01:18:22

In the last couple weeks I've had the opportunity to be in Nigeria (Maker Faire Africa), followed by South Africa (AfricaCom). Along with Kenya, these countries represent the biggest technology countries on the continent. They are the regional tech hub cities at this point in Africa. In both places I was struck by how different [...]

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