By Amy Turner - Com Series Staff Writer, KNect365 Here it is - the full interview with Kakono Group's CTO Owen Ruwodo. We sat down with Owen at the launch of the bigger, better, bolder AfricaCom in Johannesburg, South Africa. We discussed tech and telecommunications development in Africa, how to make connections and strive for higher levels of inclusion, whereby truly bridging the gap and empowering young Africans to achieve more. Owen also went on to talk about the telecommunications success in Africa and how job creation in the sectors of technology and telecommunications enriches all aspects of society - from healthcare and farming to retail, manufacturing and mining.
If you are interested in finding out more about topics such as these, that are evolving the world of tech and telco, why not attend AfricaCom 2016?
Africa's biggest tech and telco event is taking place between the 14th - 18th November at the Cape Town ICC, find out more here.
Africa's digerati are set to converge on the annual AfricaCom event in Cape Town once again to figure out the continent's connected future, analyse the potential of 5G, identify how IoT and smart cities could play a role in Africa's digital development… and much more.
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