PALI LEHOHLA | Data revolution: the battle is on to make the ‘new oil’ work for Africans

While potentially liberating, this digital-age commodity confronts the developing world with new questions of sovereignty and ownership

07 July 2024 - 21:09 By PALI LEHOHLA

In this interview that Prof Eldrid Jordaan held with Ayesha Peacock, I felt rejuvenated by new instruments of power being deployed to shine light on the dreaded path Africa trod on matters technology and data. Jordaan, the baby-faced founder of GovChat and CEO of Suppple, is not only a change agent at heart, but represents change itself in major mission challenges. ..

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