Google set to invest $1 billion in Africa to improve internet accessibility

Google plans to invest $1 billion in Africa over the next five years to ensure access to fast and cheaper internet. It will back startups to support the continent’s digital transformation, it said on Wednesday. The unit of U.S. tech company Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) made the announcement at a virtual event. During the event, it launched an Africa Investment Fund, through which…

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