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  • The unified digitisation of the East African economy is estimated to generate up to a US$2.6 billion boost in GDP and 4.5 million new jobs
  • Burgeoning tech start-up clusters in Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, Kampala, and Kigali provide inspiration for what the future could hold
  • Data by GSMA reveals that by the end of 2020, 495 million people subscribed to mobile services in Sub-Saharan Africa, representing 46 percent of the region’s population, an increase of almost 20 million on 2019

The rise of digital technologies offers a chance to disrupt East Africa’s economic growth, unlocking new pathways for rapid innovation, job creation, and access to services that would have been unimaginable only a decade ago. 

The burgeoning tech start-up clusters in Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, Kampala, and Kigali provide inspiration for what the future could hold. 

By working together and seizing opportunities to ‘leapfrog’ outdated infrastructure, technology, and business models,