10 African tech voices to follow on Twitter


So yesterday, my humble self was profiled by CNN as one of the 10 leading tech voices from different African countries.

While I am deeply honored at being listed along with several  people I look up to and respect greatly, such as Gbenga Sesan, Ory Okolloh (who I hope to meet soon), and Nmachi Jidenma, I will be the first to admit that there are several other Africans who are more deserving of the honor than myself, based on the amazing work they do on Twitter, related to the spread of technology in Africa.

That said however, I am not one to refuse such an honor, but rather view it as  motivation to double my efforts around “encouraging entrepreneurship and creativity in the developing world as a tool to lessen the dependence of the citizenry on the state, which affects their willingness to criticise government leaders, thereby perpetuating poor governance.”

If you are really interested in technology in Africa, you need to also follow the following handles (by no means exhaustive);

@africatechie

@ActivSpaces

@appfrica

@OoTheNigerian

@Abocco

@loyOKEZIE

@sankara1111

@Tech4Africa

@africagathering

@kiwanja

@VC4Africa

@EmekaOkoye

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About Idris Ayodeji Bello

Afropreneur & Partner, LoftyInc Ltd (Operators of the Wennovation Hub) Leading expert in deploying technology and innovation to drive public sector reforms and enabling good governance. Passionate about bringing about positive change in Africa through innovation and entrepreneurship!
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3 Responses to 10 African tech voices to follow on Twitter

  1. Hi Idris,

    Thank for your article and thanks for your list about those who CNN forgot. But, what about the african french voices of your lists ? Whats about the Ivory Coast, Senegal, Cameroun and others french countries influents voices ?

    Regards

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  2. @africatechie @ActivSpaces @sankara1111 are all African French voices. Also free to list more for us to follow

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  3. Oloyede Mujahid says:

    assalam alaykum. how are you brother Idris. Bro. Musodeeq was in Nigeria recently and he to our office. he told me you are in Oxford. keep rising to the top.keep your humility as well.

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