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Meet Africa tech personalities of 2018
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Meet Africa tech personalities of 2018

In this era of technology, it is exciting to see some of Africa’s sharpest minds go to work in search of life-saving solutions to myriads of problems facing the continent. In recent years, there have been local solutions to complex challenges in healthcare, finance and energy that could be relevant globally. Africa is rising and the proof is the growing number of creative digital developers and entrepreneurs who have placed technology and innovation at the forefront. Iddris Sandu Photo credit: The New York Times The 21-year-old tech guru has accomplished many incredible feats, including being responsible for algorithms that have made Uber, Instagram and Snapchat what they are today. From encouraging the study of STEM subjects in schools and at higher levels, Sandu, in 2017,...