Africa is home to the world’s youngest labour force, the fastest-growing internet communities and a rapidly growing rate of mobile phone use.
Google's first AI lab in Africa is based in Accra, Ghana, while startups like digital payments firm Interswitch are achieving unicorn status.
Data has been dubbed “the new oil” by Kai-Fu Lee, the Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures, and Africa is poised to harness the benefits.
How can African nations harness the power of big data? How can they find a balance between data sharing and data privacy? And how can they ensure secure data storage?
These are just some of the topics explored in this panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Cape Town, South Africa, in association with the Platform for Shaping the Future of Technology Governance (Data).