Rwanda launches the Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in partnership with World Economic Forum. The Center focuses on agile and human-centered technology to respond to the most critical issues for Rwanda and expand to the rest of Africa. C4IR aims to shape Rwanda’s digital transformation by addressing challenges with progressive governance. The Center acts as a hub for innovation and growth to boost the country’s digital uptake.
The Government of Rwanda has been working to increase technology-oriented ideas from its youth. The Mara Group launched Africa’s first high-tech smartphone built from scratch. The World Economic Forum helps formulate the country’s laws and policies for artificial intelligence to encourage more innovation and participation in the technology sector. The government anticipates a sharp rise in innovative products from its youth.
Rosa Okeke wins the James Currey Prize for African Literature
Rose Okeke, a Nigerian writer, wins the James Currey Prize for African Literature 2022. Rose wins the £1000 award for her novel, ""Child of the Corn."" beating other shortlisted novels from 3 African countries. She also became an Oxford University fellow. The James...