April 1

Analysis: How the Governments of Africa Are Prioritizing Resilience in the Pandemic Era

By Hoda Younan

Digital access, data-sharing and modernized systems are making a difference in the fight against Covid-19.

For governments and public sector agencies across Africa, investment in IT is no longer a luxury. In many cases, it has become the only way for the public sector to continue to serve its citizens during the Covid-19 pandemic.

This is why we witnessed exponential worldwide growth in usage of Microsoft Teams, rising to 115 million daily active users by October 2020 after we made usage free of charge.

Photo courtesy of TLC Jonhson.

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Coronavirus, Health Care, Technology