By 2030, 230 million jobs in Sub-Saharan Africa would require some level of digital skills, according to a report by the IFC, as the region is said to have the lowest literacy rate in the entire world due to a severe lack of digital skills in the region, which is limiting economic prospects and inhibiting growth.

Unfortunately, current statistics show that 90 per cent of children in Africa leave school without learning any basic digital skills, limiting much of what they can do in today's digital era.

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