Africa 54

January 08, 2020 11:30 AM
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On this edition of Africa 54, U.S. President Donald Trump is gives a televised national address on Iran missile attacks on Iraqi bases; the al-Shabaab terrorist group claims responsibility for a bomb blast in Mogadishu, Somalia; Liberians hold a mass protest against the government of President George Weah; the U.S. Treasury Department issues sanctions on Taban Deng Gai, the first vice president of South Sudan.

A54 Technology: Bob Mwiti, a Kenyan tech guru and co-founder of Apps Tech America, an IT consulting company based in Tampa, Florida, works to change the way tech firms hire professionals from Africa. Mwiti is training and helping African immigrants with tech and IT backgrounds to secure good-paying jobs in the tech and financial industry.