Friday
August 14
2020

Viewpoint: African Innovators Not Hitting Pause During COVID

By Lydiah Bosire

As the COVID-19 crisis unfolds around the globe, one concern frequently expressed is the potentially cataclysmic impact on African countries. Many have feared that the continent may not have the tools to cope, with technical assistance providers and other assorted experts grounded in their home countries.

African entrepreneurs, however, are telling a different story — one in which the stock of ventilators must not be confused with the capacity of the continent to innovate and respond.

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Source: Karma (link opens in a new window)

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Coronavirus, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Technology
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coronavirus, EdTech, entrepreneurs, fintech, healthcare technology, Impact Assessment, mobile money, social innovation