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Here are 7 predictions for the African tech startup space in 2017

Here are 7 predictions for the African tech startup space in 2017

It has long been known that e-health has tremendous potential to make the delivery of healthcare in Africa more efficient. It is now becoming clear that this will be in the diagnostics space.

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Africa's tech hubs

Innovation hubs have become a mainstay of Africa’s emerging technology ecosystem.

It looks like Mark Zuckerberg is having a blast in Nigeria

It looks like Mark Zuckerberg is having a blast in Nigeria

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is currently visiting Lagos, Nigeria for his first trip to Sub-Saharan Africa.

Zuckerberg's visit is a validation for betting big on Nigeria's tech industry

Zuckerberg's visit is a validation for betting big on Nigeria's tech industry (Video)

Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg, has had a busy time, so far, in Lagos. He visited the Co-Creation Hub (Cc Hub), Nigeria’s leading technology incubator-turned-accelerator in Lagos’ Yaba neighborhood, a Silicon Valley-style ground zero.

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria in African knowledge quest

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria in African knowledge quest

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is currently on a business trip to Africa, according to his Facebook page. Zuckerberg stopped over in Nigeria, Facebook‘s largest African market, to learn more about the country’s development and startup scene.

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A few things we learned about tech hubs in Africa: GSMA (Infographic)

The last mapping exercise done by the World Bank in September 2015 listed less than 120 tech hubs in Africa. As of July 2016, GSMA’s research suggests there are 314 active tech hubs in Africa.

Here are 7 predictions for Africa's tech sector

Here are 7 predictions for Africa's tech sector

As Africa transitions from the margins to the mainstream of the global economy, technology is playing an increasingly significant role.

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Abuja, Nigeria's original startup city is making a big play for Africa's young tech entrepreneurs

When most people think of Nigeria having an ecosystem of innovation and technology they instinctively think of Lagos, and understandably so.

Ghana's startup hub pioneer MEST is going pan-African with a $50 million fund

Ghana's startup hub pioneer MEST is going pan-African with a $50 million fund

Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) has built one of Africa’s best known startup ecosystems in Accra, Ghana over the last eight years—and now it’s doubling down on a push to take its vision pan-African.

A view of the Yaba district in Lagos, home to Nigeria's dominant start-up scene (Reuters/Akintunde Akinleye)

Why Nigeria's newest startups are sprouting up outside the megacity of Lagos

Even though Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy, Lagos, its commercial capital, still has a disproportionately strong hold over all business sectors.

The Co-Creation Hub Nigeria (CcHUBNigeria) in Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria. Credit: techpoint.ng

Yabacon Valley: Nigeria tech startup enclave springs up in Lagos suburb

At first glance, Yaba is like many other parts of Nigeria’s sprawling commercial capital: a cacophony of car horns and shouting street vendors mingling with exhaust fumes.

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4 reasons Africa is the rising star of the tech world

There are many economic, cultural, political and technological differences across Africa, but the continent is home to one of the world’s 10 fastest growing economies and holds extraordinary promise as an incubator of the next generation of tech talent.

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MainOne Cable sponsors high-speed internet for 440.ng startups in Lagos Garage

Mainone, the leading provider of telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa, has signed a deal with Lagos Garage.

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Nigeria's CcHUB launches $500K investment fund

Lagos-based incubator hub, the Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB), has launched a $500,000 seed investment fund to help early-stage-startups.

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Lagos vs. Kenya vs. South Africa: Which is Africa's ICT capital?

Why is it Lagos up there and not Nigeria? Because Lagos almost qualifies as a country of its own right now.

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African Tech Hubs and VC Funds Hope to Bridge the Digital Divide

In its recent report on global trends in Internet connectivity, the World Economic Forum found countries in Africa are still lagging many of their peers in other areas of the developing world.