The Virtual Africa Town Hall, hosted by the Transdisciplinary Agora for Future Discussions (TAFFD), is a bi-weekly meeting for leaders in the African community to share insight on policy-making, research and development, and industrialization in Africa. Program Manager Eric Mugendi discusses economic challenges and opportunities that lie in Africa especially in this contemporary era of exponential techno-scientific advancement, and strategies to leverage on these for the benefit of current and future generations.