As the knowledge economy continues to boom, more than 900 world leaders from government, business, civil society and academia will converge today in Abuja, Nigeria's seat of power, to deliberate on issues that bothers on improving the state of the world.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) is an international institution committed to improving the state of the world through public-private cooperation in the spirit of global citizenship. This year's gathering which is taking place in Abuja for the first Time, will focus on Forging Inclusive Growth and Creating Jobs.
A Report published on the WEF website recently, examines the current threats to digital infrastructure and suggests approaches and actions for addressing them before they affect the flow of information and services that serve the digital economy. The report highlights the potential of the digital economy, developing digital services as growth drivers, the availability of mobile spectrum, modernizing Policies and regulations, crafting a digital renaissance as a challenge for Europe amongst other things. To read a full report, access it here.
Update on the forum as it affects internet growth in Africa will be shared with you as the program unfolds.
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