Vivatech, the hub for technology is back. Since Wednesday, June 16 and for 4 days, the most promising international innovations were showcased at Porte de Versailles in Paris.
Africa also made the trip, represented by the DRC. This was the wish of VIVATECH co-founder and Moroccan- born Maurice Levy.
''There has always been a form of exploitation, even contempt, a somewhat haughty side when it comes to Africa, and we are only interested in the exploitation of its resources. And I said to myself that there are still innovations, intelligence, talent, quality people. It is absolutely necessary to promote them. Tech is something that is multicolored, which is the representation of the world and this energy that is spread everywhere and creates jobs, creates wealth, well, it exists in Africa as well as in Europe or elsewhere'', Levy told Africanews’ Editor Bridget Ugwe.
His opinion was shared by Eberand Kolongele,