Gratuitous plug here. I love these quick and straightforward interviews our sister site GirlGuides often carries. This week’s weekend reading is a chat with Palesa Sibeko, who hosts the Afrodroid podcast and owns digital agency Inquisition Media.
Sibeko has some interesting things to say about the level of mobile development here compared to oop north, as I am wont to say. I’m not sure I agree with her entirely – I think there’s some stunning work going on in SA, it’s just a little harder to find.
The local industry is booming as you can imagine, but I don’t believe that it’s necessarily at an optimal level. Compared to Kenya and several other parts of Africa, I don’t think we’re quite getting to the point where mobile is being treated as a tool that can make a significant positive difference where it counts, where it actually solves problems.
Read the rest over here.