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Technology and challenges in Africa: interview with Judi Wakhungu

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Below, a brief interview with Judi Wakhungu, current Executive Director of the African Center for Technology Studies. We discussed the ways in which Africa is leading the world in technological uptake, how the chief challenges facing Africa compare with those facing the rest of the world, and her own expansive research interests.

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Erstwhile neuroscientist ('97-'00), rowing coach ('99-'10), business student ('07-'09) and cupcake entrepreneur ('09). Now enjoying international work in the Germany and Washington offices of one of Germany's most prominent think tanks.