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Africa's tech hubs

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

Mark Zuckerberg's trips to Nigeria and Kenya track tech's growing interests on the continent

Mark Zuckerberg's trips to Nigeria and Kenya track tech's growing interests on the continent

After a surprise Nigeria visit to meet with techies in Lagos, Mark Zuckerberg took his Africa tour to Kenya this Thursday.

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.

#CNNAfrica tech chat

#CNNAfrica tech chat: 'Opportunities here are huge. Why be anywhere else?'

CNN’s African Start-Up hosted a Twitter chat on how to take your startup to the next level on January 14.

Lagos, Nigeria

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.

Konza Techno City, Kenya

Billion dollar tech cities - Ghana's Hope and Kenya's Konza Techno: Boon or bane to Africa's tech movement?

The governments of Ghana and Kenya are committing billions of dollars to building tech capitals Hope and Konza in the hopes of positioning themselves as ICT hubs in the region.

iHub, Nairobi, Kenya

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.