Strong interview. Highly recommend. Talks about how he started out as a techie and used the power of common sense to build a respected African telecommunications power house.
Sudanese born entrepreneur, Mohamed Ibrahim is founder of the telecommunications company Celtel which he sold in 2005 to MTC Kuwait for $3.4bn. He is currently on the board of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, which supports achievement in African Leadership.
Charlie Rose:..Can you tell me what the impact, both in terms of numbers and in terms of the cultural, political and social impact of having cell phone technology in Africa?
Mo Ibrahim: It changed Africa