Digital Transformation – Why learning from Africa

Last week I was in Nairobi, Kenya. And I got another glance on how the “digital revolution” is changing societies. Not only in Africa, but all over. I have been with Bitange Ndemo, former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Communication. He is seen as an important enabler of the “digital transformation” in Kenya. Wealth through the use …

First Innovation, then Regulation

Nairobi

First Innovation, then Regulation – What we can learn from Africa “You can not innovate under regulation. You have to take risks”, says Bitange Ndemo, former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Communication in Kenya. He knows. During his time in government, from 2005 to 2013, the transformation of the Kenyan ICT sector has been forged: undersea submarine cables, …