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Internet Disruptions, Power Outages Limit Digital Opportunities

Bhaskar Chakravorti speaks with The Guardian about the Nigerian-specific findings from his recent research.

Two hydra-headed challenges of erratic power supply and constant Internet disruptions have been identified as major limitations stifling the economy, especially digital opportunities.

These challenges and others would continue to hinder economic growth, except urgently and permanently addressed.

According to a research report themed: African Leapfrog Index (ALI), conducted by the Mastercard Centre for Inclusive Growth and The Fletcher School at Tufts University, with a focus on six countries, including Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, and South Africa.

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