Zimbabwe aims to follow Ethiopia, Ghana and Rwanda in its dream to become one of Africa’s tech hubs ( a community informal or otherwise that fosters innovation for technology startup companies).
The economy of Zimbabwe has long been engineered by mining and agricultural activities, with a lead role for tobacco and cotton.
Quartz conducted a report weighing Zimbabwe’s chances to succeed on its mission. The role of telecom companies is considered as critical to the country’s bid to establish itself as a tech hub.
It identifies a number of investments in tech, done by large telecom, in an effort to enhance Zimbabwe’s data capacity and capability. Continue reading