Opinion: How connectivity could lead to job creation in Kenya – Tonny Tugee

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Business Daily | by Tonny Tugee


High unemployment, especially among the youth, remains one of Kenya’s pressing socio-economic challenges. The Covid-19 pandemic exacerbated this, pushing it to 21 percent by June 2020.

But digital technologies can drive post-pandemic recovery through faster job creation. Kenya’s ICT sector has expanded remarkably in the past decade, growing by an average of 10.8 percent every year since 2016.

There, however, is still a lack of nationwide broadband connectivity infrastructure and more digital skills needed to realise our country’s true economic potential…

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