- 1 year ago
How have mobile phones transformed young lives in Africa? Today in Africa most young people in urban areas have mobile phones. The number of connections across the continent is estimated at over two hundred million and is set to rise. It’s no longer just about keeping in touch. Today a mobile phone can give you access to an education, healthcare, money and marketing your business. Young innovators and business people are taking advantage of this technology to make an impact on the continent. Amina Yuguda, the winner of the 2017 BBC World News Komla Dumor Award hosts a panel of experts from Africa to discuss the issues.
Kago Kagichiri, CEO and co-founder of Eneza Education, which makes affordable education available to those who have limited access to it using a basic mobile phone.
Khadija Patel, Editor in Chief at the Mail and Guardian in South Africa and co- founder of the Daily Vox, a digital platform giving young South Africans a voice
Rizwan Ibrahim, founder of Keny