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Digital investment starts at home

Published on June 06, 2019

Boosting the digital economy in developing countries will require a new way of thinking, not only from entrepreneurs but also from governments. This is the message UNCTAD Secretary-General, Mukhisa Kituyi gave recently at the Leaders’ Summit at Transform Africa Summit, to heads of state from around the continent, which was discussing how to boost Africa’s digital economy, in Kigali, Rwanda on 15 May. “When a country gives better conditions for investment to foreigners than locals, the locals register companies abroad,” he said. “What you have been doing for foreign investors, do it for your start-ups.” Read more. Source | UNCTAD

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