According to a survey conducted by African Business Panel and echoing the sentiments of 800 business professionals across Africa, 10 selected countries in Africa will be the technology hubs of the continent in the next five years.
South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya will be the key players in the African ICT sector in the next five years. A survey conducted by Africa Business Panel among 800 business professionals involved with Africa shows that these 3 countries were earmarked as the continent’s favourites when it comes to the future of the ICT sector.
Ghana, Egypt, Rwanda, Botswana, Angola, Uganda and Zimbabwe are the runners up and complete the top ten countries out of 53 economies on the African continent.
Excepts from the survey
South Africa is far ahead in ICT technology, infrastructure and culture. It can only continue to grow barring any economic shocks.
Nigeria is rapidly growing rapidly its ICT culture and infrastructure. Power continues to be a challenge but, as always, Nigeria has the population to support most of the business opportunities available and at play.
Kenya is increasing its ICT footprint too and, has a some local innovative talent to drive some heavy growth in the sector.
Ghana is more like a rising South Africa, with a very stable political and economic system. The country also boasts a far better security position than the two countries earlier mentioned.