What is the real meaning of Ubuntu? Wikipedia describes Ubuntu as "human kindness." It is an idea from the Southern African region which means literally "human-ness," and is often translated as "humanity toward others," but is often used in a more philosophical sense to mean "the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity".
In this video Nelson Mandela shares his understanding of it.
Tech companies have long been known for innovative work environments. Giants like Apple were, after all, founded by once-hippies like Steve Jobs.
However in Africa, a continent increasingly embracing tech and innovation -- with tech hubs in almost all major cities, the ancient philosophy of "Ubuntu," not The Beatles (who inspired Steve Job's business model), is driving entrepreneurship.
"Ubuntu" is an ancient African philosophy. It was coined from the Zulu phrase "Umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu," which translates to "a person is a person through other people."
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