Opening speech by Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier at the first Business Forum on Digital Innovation, IT and Communications Technology (African Press Organization)

Mr Dirks, Colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen, The world is mobile. The world is online. There are some 6.8 billion mobile phones in the world — nearly as many as there are people. When Apple brought mobile internet access to our pockets with the iPhone around seven years ago it was not only a technological milestone. The…