Black Panther Motivated us to do our Research – Professors
Three award-winning professors have used Africa as a study area for their project stating that the 2018 Marvel movie, Black Panther was the motivation behind the idea. They said the technological advancement in the movie which shifted people’s perception of Africa- to think of Africa as a continent that has the ability and capacity to have high technology. According to them ‘’We were inspired to conduct the study by the film “Black Panther” (Marvel), which showed the whole world that modern Africa can and is worthy to be high-tech and lead in global digital competition’’.
The purpose of the research is to study the potentials of ‘’involving African countries in the global fourth industrial revolution based on breakthrough technologies of industry 4.0.’’ They hope the study will be a basis for ‘’application of a new scientific and methodological approach to studying the economy of modern Africa as a promising region of the world economic system’’.
Their research won African – British Journals 2019 Q3 Best Review Paper Award.