Opinion: Africa lags in Digitalisation of Everything – Bitange Ndemo

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Business Daily | by Bitange Ndemo


Africa’s digital transformation has reached a tipping point, and nothing will stop it. Like in other parts of the world the idea of Digitalisation of Everything (DOE) is spreading like wildfire.

But despite the great impact that DOE has had globally, policymakers and regulators in Africa seem to be hesitant to create an enabling policy environment and this might undermine the innovation.

The global leadership that Africa is enjoying in mobile money was made possible by an enabling policy environment that fostered innovation.

The digitalisation of the financial sector has since transformed the continent. In less than 10 years the sector has moved from an exclusive playing field for the rich to an inclusive environment where the poor too enjoy the services offered…

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