Today on Techpoint Africa Podcast, we discuss the meaning of an Internet country with Afropolitan CEO and Co-founder, Eche Emole.
Among other things, we discuss the need for a new African state, what a digital nation means and whether it is achievable.
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00:00 - Intro
00:39 - We meet Eche
01:35 - What is Afropolitan?
02:17 - Why do we need a digital nation?
05:46 - Afropolitan's timeline
13:06 - Life as an Afropolitan
15:36 - Is starting a new country realistic?
20:16 - What does an Afropolitan look like?
25:44 - Leadership structure for Afropolitan and the human factor
34:21 - Ensuring VCs don't hijack Afropolitan
39:08 - How to get Afropolitan recognised globally
44:35 - How is a network state different from a charter city?
46:21 - Building a network state is not easy
47:55 - What are the challenges you envisaged?
This episode was produced by Ogheneruemu Oneyibo and Gracious Sede
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