During the Africa Summit 2019 held in Brussels, Germany, Angolan business leader, Isabel dos Santos disclosed that the competitiveness of African can be improved with the use of technology and education.
Isabel dos Santos also firmly defended this statement during the European Parliament with emphasis on digitizing African as a means of combating the enormous challenges faced. She revealed this as a speaker at the African Summit 2019, which was organized by the European Reformists and Conservatives. This hails as a political group of the European Parliament.
The head of Unitel also revealed that the revolution of mobile telecommunications should be followed by the digital revolution in Africa. In her statement, with time, there would be increasing e-commerce sales and transaction to enable traditional stores to embrace digital banking in Africa.
Santos further singled out urban planning and agriculture as potential areas with technological challenges. She also stated that comfortable public transport and secure and affordable prices were among unresolved issues faced in a host of the African cities.
It is therefore vital for the application of the technology in agriculture and urban planning to the smart African cities to enhance the quality of life while optimizing costs. When referring to the agricultural sector, Isabel dos Santos mentioned her beliefs as a potential area for competition.
According to the entrepreneur, a competitive agricultural sector in Africa will require focusing on top-level agricultural technology which will optimize costs. This will essentially empower the governments and mass populations to embrace new technological concepts.
She is a firm believer that is focusing on technological development in Africa will lead to massive changes in issues relating to continuity and stability for the legal framework. This will, in turn, attract the creation of job opportunities, which is a priority for Africa in terms of retaining young talents.
Isabel dos Santos is listed on the Forbes list as the eight wealthiest people in Africa. She has an impeccable portfolio with over twenty years of experience in different fields. Some of her business interests have touched on various industries such as telecommunications, energy, financing, mining, media production entertainment, and banking.
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