If you think ICT is expensive, then consider the cost of the digital divide. #ICT4D #AFRICA #rwanda #egov #m4d, inspired by HE #kagame #digitalpresident
How Africans charge their mobile phones in the electrical desert.
A quick call to my mum and she told me she has lost her charger and has been charging her phone at the neighbourhood kiosk.. complained bitterly she was being short charged.. (literally). Got me thinking. Rwanda’s mantra has always been our problems our solutions. And then i linked this to the mobile phone charging nightmare that is Africa.. Let the pics do the talking..
(Copyright internet photos) A certain event called Maker Faire Africa which celebrates ingenious African solutions to African problems does celebrate that Africans do have a solution to their problems.
In the era of IOTs, AI, drones and other leap frogging technologies, let’s recognize that there is a need for a solution to this big and critical need in Africa. Here is to looking forward to the ingenious mobile phone mobile charging station.. (second mobile is not a typo..)
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