Africa50 in partnership with CNBC Africa, organized a webinar discussion on ‘Why Investing in Digital Infrastructure Post-COVID-19 is Critical to Africa’s Economic Recovery’, which was held on Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 at 12 PM GMT, on Zoom and CNBC Africa, DSTV Channel 410.
The panel discussion was followed by the unveiling of the finalists of Africa50’s first Innovation Challenge which focused on sourcing solutions to help address last mile/ rural internet connectivity in Africa. The winning solutions will receive cash prizes and/or will be considered for project development funding. Projects will be rolled-out in Rwanda as the pilot country, with the objective to scale to other countries in Africa.
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