Mass adoption of 5G in Africa is still a few years away, with very limited commercial deployment to date. Stakeholders are, however, already starting to think about how it might be rolled out, and how they might finance the infrastructure.
Global consulting firm Accenture is pursuing an ambitious expansion strategy within critical growth areas. Mudano, a data consultancy supporting UK financial services firms, will boost its offering in analytics and artificial intelligence.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has said trade will drop up to 32% this year as the pandemic wreaks economic and social disruption. However, international co-operation could be the key to avoiding a worst-case scenario.