You might not think of Africa as a current leader of technology in the world, but it’s made leaps and bounds over the past few years that are setting it up for this very position. With its massive population and resources, it’s always been a continent with the potential to break through as a world leader but the technology sector in particular is proving to be an area of strength. Africa is adopting state-of-the-art technologies, and big companies are paying attention.
Adopting new technologies
Africa is quickly moving up in the world to a place that’s experiencing some of the newest technologies on the market. And because of this growth, many leaders in science and technology are taking note and investing in Africa. The United Nations as well is taking part in this new investment, as the UN to hear call to boost African technology adoption. They are realizing more and more how valuable it will be to boost the technology in Africa.
Health and environmental innovations
Technology isn’t the only area in Africa which is experiencing rapid growth. Health and environmental improvements have been taking place and greatly improving the quality of life in Africa. There is a big research centre for health and environment planned in the Mozambican capital of Maputo. This centre will train the upcoming generation of leaders in Africa in health and environmental systems and technologies, to provide a bright future for Africa and the world at large.
The role of banks
A recent boom in Africa’s banking sector has made the world take notice of the continent as a stable and thriving economy. And as the years go by, the banking sector here is becoming even more strong and resilient. Africa is establishing itself as a notable player in the worldwide marketplace. African banks need to be on the side of our dynamic consumers, where they can best support the economy in its growth.