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Africa: The Potential of Local Brain-Drain

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Kenya, Development, Economics & Business, Technology

What is the potential of local brain-drain in Africa? [1] Read Idd Salim's post: “We all know African Tech Solutions. Ushahidi, Mpesa come to mind. Apps made by Africans for Africa. Because African solutions are made on an empty stomach, they address a REAL need. A real problem. Not AngryBirds. HungryCoders. No one will give you USD 1M to start an experiment and ‘see how the market responds’ in Africa. So, Tech-challenges leave a lot of coders flat-nosed.”