Can the digital economy bridge the inequality gap?

RIA’ executive director, Dr Alison Gillwald, was invited by Power FM to appear on the radio station’s Business Show to discuss the topic: “Can the digital economy bridge the inequality gap?” on the 2nd of June. The show, hosted by Tumisang Tseladimitloa Ndlovu, also included two other guests that offered contrasting views.

One of the key issues highlighted by Dr Gillwald was the fact that a critical barrier to digital equality is that a significant number of South Africans simply do not have access to smart phones. Listen to the clip from Power FM’s Business Show to learn more about the digital economy and inequality in South Africa.