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Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Facebook - Mark Zuckerberg meets African tech leaders in Nigerian Today

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meet with African tech in Nigeria. His unannounced trip was on air Tuesday when he visited Co-Creation Hub (Cchub) innovation center in Lagos. With social media photos of his visit, it became known to the public that his in Nigeria.

 Zuckerberg visited Andela, a software developer accelerator, in which he and his wife’s foundation invested $24million earlier this year.

It become a pondering question, what could be the reason while one of the world’s most recognized tech executives visit Nigeria? “I’ll be meeting with developers and entrepreneurs, and learning about the startup ecosystem…” Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post.
As far as any new Africa business commitments, “We are not announcing anything,” Facebook spokesperson Sally Aldous told TechCrunch via email. And for the rest of his visit, several Nigerian startup heads said they’d been invited to a Facebook town hall and Q&A with Zuckerberg on Wednesday.


Aldous would not confirm the event, but did say, “This is a trip about listening and learning and understanding the challenges.”