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Aida Opoku-Mensah
Episode 219th May 2021 • eLearning Africa • eLearning Africa
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In Conversation with Aida Opoku-Mensah, who recently retired from a two decade long career with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. Chatting with Rob Vember, the former Chief of Staff to the Executive Secretary & Special Advisor on SDGs shared her views on the evolution of ICT in Africa over the last 20 years and shares her thoughts on what’s to come. She explains why we’re going to miss the 2030 SDGs deadline and how COVID has exacerbated our challenges in many of the focal areas. She talks through the factors necessary to successfully create an eLearning and online learning experience;  Advocating for a digital currency for the continent and why Africa needs to be ready for crypto, she also tells Rob what’s the first thing she checks when she wakes up in the morning.