Africa’s Rising Star

Emma Kaye, co-vice chair of the MEF EMEA Board, discusses the seemingly endless opportunities presented by mobile in the relatively untapped African markets and explores the key role of local content Africa is often referred to as The Dark Continent and satellite images of Africa at night attest to this. It’s an apt description only if one considers that 25 countries in Africa face an energy crises, from there on out it could not be more wrong. With an expanding middle class Africa makes up 14% of the world’s population of which over 65% are under the age of 35. In the last 10 years 6 of the … [Read more...]