Africa’s mobile boom powers innovation economy – More than half of Africa’s 1.1 billion people now own a mobile phone
Innovation is happening all over Africa in all different sectors, from education to energy, banking to agriculture.
Information is power, and before mobiles came along, access to data was limited for millions of Africans.
But by the end of 2014 more than 600 million people – about 56% of the population – are likely to own a mobile phone, with some researchers estimating penetration could reach 80%. Read More