It has always been known that Africa is the next frontier of tech, with the continent registering various milestones over the last couple of years. This case has since been echoed by Google Africa, which reports that the continent is served by more than 700k developers that have significantly contributed to its internet economy.
Google Africa adds that the e-Conomy of Africa has the potential to generate $180b by 2025. This will effectively boost productivity in agriculture, healthcare, and financial services, to mention a few.
At the moment, there are 1.3 billion people in Africa, a number that might double to near 2.5 billion in 2050. So far, the region is registering notable growth in urban and mobile populations.
By 2019, up to 40% of African were reported to be digitally connected. This was a 10 percent jump that will lead to 2.5% increase in GDP per capita.
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