Cameroon's Minister of Telecommunications Calls on African Companies to Own Big Data

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(Invest in Cameroon) - Real "spearhead of the digital revolutionAccording to Minette Libom Li Likeng, the "Data are now considered essential infrastructure for emerging economic activities".

The Minister of Posts and Telecommunications of Cameroon thus expressed the 3 December 2019 in Yaoundé, the capital of the country, during a meeting of the group of experts on the strengthening of the African private sector in the era of Big Data. This two-day meeting was organized by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).

Faced with participants from 17 African countries, Minette Libom Li Likeng has magnified the virtues of Big Data, implicitly inviting the African private sector, which "is considerably behind in this areaTo appropriate it. This in the light ofthe exploitation of this potential, with a view to the socio-economic development of the continent"She said.

During her speech, the patron of telecoms in Cameroon did not fail to emphasize the commitment of local public authorities in the development of the digital economy. "President Paul Biya has clearly defined a government roadmap for a successful digital transition in CameroonShe said.

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