News update Telecoms and ICT in Africa – Issue No 106 on 19 April 2002

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AFRICA’S ENTREPRENEURIAL ICT OPPORTUNITIES - IDEAS WAITING TO HAPPEN

19 April 2002

Some ICT ideas in Africa are waiting to happen. Others will take a leap of faith or imagination. There’s no magic formula for producing a new idea but you do need to know where to go looking. Russell Southwood looks at the kind of ICT ideas being developed by Africa’s ICT entrepreneurs.   The growth of the use of ICT across the continent has lead to literally hundreds of new businesses and has probably (mainly through telecoms) been responsible for one of the strongest streams of external investment. Whole new categories of jobs have been created. There are now several…