Mobile tech helps Asia ‘leapfrog’ economic development, but not Africa. Here’s why – FT

The rapid spread of mobile technology in the developing world — especially in Africa, which has lagged behind most of Asia and Latin America in closing the income gap with the west — has given rise to the theory of “leapfrogging”, says the Financial Times.

The rapid spread of mobile technology in the developing world — especially in Africa, which has lagged behind most of Asia and Latin America in closing the income gap with the west — has given rise to the theory of “leapfrogging”, says the Financial Times.

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