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East Africa Can Teach the Continent about Economic Growth

By Pedro Guerreiro, Managing Director for Central Africa at SAP

Facebook Investments to Deliver Economic Benefits

The importance of reliable, affordable internet connectivity has become more apparent to many people adapting to new ways of life during the coronavirus pandemic. Yet, 3.5 billion people around the world remain unconnected to the internet. Closing the digital divide is critical to ensure access to information, education and healthcare.

Keeping an Eye on Economy and Trade in Africa

Africa represents a major market for submarine fiber optic cables due to its growing economic power and its large, young and technologically proficient population.  SubCableWorld has been covering development in Africa over the years, but several interesting stories have come out recently that we would like to highlight here.

One of the biggest offshore wind conferences in the United States is the International Partnering Forum (IPF) by the Business Network for Offshore Wind.  This year, the IPF is entirely virtual, due of course to the coronavirus pandemic. 

SubCableWorld (SCW), a market intelligence resource for the global submarine cable industry, has revealed details of an exclusive market report that forecasts continued growth for the submarine fiber optic cable industry amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Last month, New Energy Updates by Reuters Events hosted the US Offshore Wind Virtual Conference.  This annual event, one of the best in the industry, is traditionally held in person in Boston, Massachusetts, in June, but was changed to a virtual event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Africa’s Economic Future after COVID-19

Africa’s Economic Future after COVID-19

Africa remains a vibrant market for submarine fiber optic cable systems, with the gigantic 2Africa project being the latest example,

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