Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the least connected regions in the world. The vast majority of those without Internet access are women and girls. Efforts are being made to reverse this. In Ghana, a local academcy is offering girls free coding classes.
Many African women can still only dream of owning a smartphone and having access to the internet. Men, however, have long been able to surf the web. This inequality has significant political and economic consequences.
One of Europe's most important events on digitalization has moved to Africa this year. Digital activists, politicians, entrepreneurs and scientists are meeting in Accra, Ghana.
At only 16, Nigerian-American Zuriel Oduwole has already met 28 presidents, is the youngest filmmaker in the world, and a passionate activist for educating African girls. She tells DW what drives her.
Many people still think science and maths are subjects for men and boys. In Kenya that has certainly been the case, but now things are changing with a new initiative designed to encourage girls to take up science.
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