Internet Offline in West Africa…Again

As developing nations debate the standards of 5G connectivity, a trawling submarine severed West Africa’s connection to the internet and the rest of the world. Puts your own connectivity woes with your ISP in perspective, doesn’t it?

While advances anywhere help improve connectivity everywhere, everyone should be able to expect better. And yet the digital divide is reinforced every day, through small choices in terms of where data centers are placed, to larger investments like how (and how many) undersea cables are run.

Mahala’s goal is to democratize connectivity and platform, putting the power of creation in the hands of talented individuals, no matter where they happen to enter or experience the world.

Learn more at mahala.network.