'Digitial Colonisation' Behind Push for Cheap Internet in Africa?

Sociologist Michael Kwet has warned that the development of digital infrastructure in Africa spearheaded by US tech giants like Amazon, Google and Facebook is a means for Silicon Valley to control the digital eco-system and the entire movement of data for the continent.

Children in one of the many internet cafés in Espungabeira on the Mozambique-Zimbabwe border (file photo).


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