Africa is going digital, and this is happening rapidly unlike ever before. Access to digital communication technologies is now an intricate part of the lives of many people in Africa, most especially the middle class. Nigeria for instance, Africa’s most populous country, and most populous black nation in the World, already enjoys 47.1% internet penetration. Smartphone usage, including mobile internet data access, are increasing in demand. A roughly 25m – 40m people in Nigeria use a smartphone. This according to Statista, and the figure is expected to increase significantly by 2025.
When hearing the phrase ‘online learning’, health might not be the first word that comes to mind. Online learning is mostly associated with gadgets, flexibility and affordability. While this is indeed the case, health is an important factor. This includes both physical and mental health.
The business world is evolving. This has always been the case but the speed of the change has increased exponentially. Part of the reason for this phenomenon is that the world is becoming progressively interconnected, thus suddenly having competitors on one’s doorstep that previously only served distant markets. Another part is that maximised productivity is no longer optional but essential for the survival of a business.
Studying abroad can be a great experience for you. The thought of living in a different place sounds exciting and relatively straight forward. What is important for you to know though is that there is a certain amount of preparation and thought involved. Besides the academic qualifications and the spare time needed, the cost of studying is one of the main decisive factors if you can study or not. Naturally, when speaking about money and studies, you might immediately think of tuition fees. But is this all you should consider?