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How ICT-enabled Digital Economy can Enhance National Competitiveness

How ICT-enabled digital economy can enhance national competitiveness? 

Let’s see what Sharoda Rapeti says, who is the ex-Director of Technology Media  and Telecommunications for Deloitte. ICTs, and in particular connectivity continues to play a key role in enabling and growing economies across the world. 

This presentation explores the success factors of how broadband and ICTs have helped pivot and derisk countries away from commodity based economies compared to most countries in Africa that continue to be heavily reliant on commodity based economies. Industry 4.0 presents a clear opportunity for Africa to transform and built a foundation for sustained growth and global competitiveness by,

(1) prioritising investment into telecommunications and ICTs,

(2) building core manufacturing competencies,

(3) preparing the skills base of the future.

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