CNN International broadcast a report over the weekend purportedly about “how big tech is expanding in Africa” yet the story only mentioned five major U.S. tech companies and not one from either Europe or Asia.
This is somewhat odd given that the U.S. tech presence in Africa is considerably smaller than that of China. Chinese companies like Transsion, Huawei and StarTimes dominate their fields on the continent.
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