Africa Needs “Mines of Knowledge”

Africa Needs “Mines of Knowledge”

The centerpiece of new changes in Africa is the realization that mines of knowledge will always triumph over mines of gold or crude oil, in enabling sustainable economic developments. When the Rwandan government embarked on a mission to provide fast internet services via fiber-optic cable, it was working to tap into the ingenuity of its citizens. As the engineers dug the land to lay the cables, and not explore minerals, the country was extending the reach of its marketplace, not just within Africa, but internationally.

 

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  1. We will have to deconstruct and then reconstruct mindsets in Nigeria, if we must properly value Intellectual Capital.

    Only liberated minds know the true value of knowledge, and that is what needs to become the Nigerian Dream!

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