The world is changing fast and to keep up you need local knowledge with global context.
America and China lead the world’s army of tech giants, with massive, globe-spanning companies like Google, Tencent, Amazon, Alibaba, and Facebook. Africa, meanwhile, has yet to produce a true tech wunderkind. The continent is limited by its fragmentation, poor infrastructure, and often weak economies.
South African schools face challenges. In a global benchmarking exercise, South Africa placed 75th out of 76 countries on the quality of its schools. Part of the problem is a persistent inequality in resources dating back to apartheid. The corrupt and abusive SADTU must also shoulder part of the blame.