Emerging market tech challengers are rising, and Africa is playing ball

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Emerging market tech challengers are rising, and Africa is playing ball. Picture: Getty
Emerging market tech challengers are rising, and Africa is playing ball. Picture: Getty
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The technology sector has been one of the biggest drivers of growth and value for years. Activity has centred on the two “gold coasts” – the west coast of the US and the east coast of China – which, as of May 2020, were home to seven of the top ten companies worldwide by market cap, as well as to the leading companies in online search, social media and e-commerce.

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