Africa's tech challenge
Africa's tech challengeWhat are the promises and obstacles of Africa's budding tech sector?
On Thursday, November 8 at 19:30 GMT / 2:30 EST:
African tech startups are giving some hope that a tech boom could generate greater prosperity for the continent. But how much of it is hype, and what is holding the industry back? We'll discuss the challenges startups face and how new African technologies are driving social change.
In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:
TMS Ruge @tmsruge
Co-founder, Project Diaspora
Taha Jiwaji @tahajiwaji
Founder & CEO, Bongo Live
Nanjira Sambuli @NiNanjira
New media strategist
What do you think? What are the biggest challenges to the tech industry in Sub-Saharan Africa? Leave your thoughts in the comments section below.