The European Union and the African Union have forged a new partnership to accelerate Africa’s digital transformation.
Beijing is already ahead on that front.
About 50% of 3G networks and 70% of 4G networks in Africa are operated by Chinese companies.
But the African continent still offers many opportunities.
So, can Europeans become Africa’s partner of choice?
Lecturer, presenter: Hazem Sika
Lorenzo Fioramonti – Professor of political economy at the University of Pretoria and former minister of education and research in Italy
Jibrin Ibrahim – Political scientist and senior fellow at the Center for Democracy and Development in Nigeria
David Monyae is Director of the Center for African-Chinese Studies at the University of Johannesburg