Open Africa asks Peter Allerstorfer,founder and MD, Silvertree Investment Holdings, about the investment potential of the technology sector in Africa in general, and ecommerce in specific.
For Africa, any meaningful story must include a conversation about inclusive growth — which, by definition, is about including the majority that is currently excluded. Inclusive growth is all about development that is realised by creating opportunities for low-income segments to generate income and become self-sustainable.
Google Africa has ramped up its skills programme and aims to train 1,000,000 Africans in digital skills over the next year. Luke Mckend, Google SA Country Director, talks about why it is important for Africans to be not just digitally literate, but digitally proficient.