72 minutes | Aug 21st 2019

Africa's Motorcycle Taxi Hype + Africa's AI Revolution? feat. Babusi Nyoni & Osarumen Osamuyi

In this episode of the African Tech Roundup podcast, Andile Masuku is joined by the Zimbabwean AI Practitioner, Booking.com UX Designer and UNHCR Innovation Consultant, Babusi Nyoni, and the Nigerian Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Africa's Talking and Founder and Author of The Subtext, Osarumen Osamuyi. This jam-packed show features the following topics: 1) What does the world post-Facebook’s Libra announcement look like? This is a follow-up discussion to deliberations made in Episode 130 - our most downloaded show ever - featuring insights about some of the more notable happenings to occur in the world of digital money since Facebook & Co. revealed their plan to re-imagine global finance. [13:48] 2) Is Africa's VC-fuelled motorcycle ride-sharing investment trend worthy of the hype? Listen in for Osarumen's trademark analysis on the matter. [30:53] 3) Does Africa have what it takes to lead a global AI revolution? Babusi factors in with a compelling case for why he believes the answer to that question is, yes. [55:24] To view resources referenced in this episode, visit https://www.africantechroundup.com/africa-motorcycle-taxi-industry-uberisation/ Image credit: Adeboro Odunlami
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