Why remote working will prove to be difficult in Africa
22 April 2020
COVID-19 has forced the world to adapt to the concept of “working from home” or “remote working”.
This is our new reality globally. However, in Africa, a small number of jobs are desk jobs that can easily
be transitioned into remote working. A bigger percentage are jobs that may not easily transition into
What challenges do companies anticipate to have and what solutions should they consider? Yusuf Reja,
the founder and CEO of & , with his 20 years of experience in the HR sector in Africa, addresses the main issues and delivers key solutions.
- Access to Internet
- Access to technology tools
- Power or Internet Outage
- Lack of a conducive working environment
So as to address the impact on productivity and economic performance in the continent, governments,
employers and employees need to work together to craft locally-focused solutions. See more in The
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