AfriLabs adds 27 new hubs

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AfriLabs adds 27 new hubs

AfriLabs adds 27 new hubs

AfriLabs, a pan-African network of technology and innovation centres, has announced that it has added 27 new hubs in six countries — namely Botswana, Guinea, Libya, Mauritius, South Sudan and Tunisia.

AfriLabs executive director Anna Ekeledo,  commenting in the same statement, said the organisation was excited to have new the new members join its “ever growing family”.

Ekeledo added that by extending AfriLabs reach to these new countries, it brings the organisation closer to its goal of having its community span across all 55 African countries.

“We believe that in reaching this goal, we are moving closer to an integrated and prosperous continent fostered by open collaboration, innovation and entrepreneurship driven by hubs and their communities across Africa, she said.

AfriLabs new hubs are as follows:

Botswana: Botswana Innovation Hub

Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso Incubator

Cameroon: Ocean Innovation Centre

Egypt: GESR-MEK Cairo, Maamal for Development

Guinea: Incubateur Sboutech

Ghana: Grassroots Hub

Kenya: Pangea Accelerator, Mt Kenya Hub

Libya: Tatweer Research

Mali: Mali Business Innovation and Incubation Centre

Mauritius: Mauritius Business Network

Morocco: Le Wagon

Nigeria: Roar Nigeria Hub, Ennovate Lab, Nicademia Hub, TVCLabs, and Devamplify Hub

Somalia: HarHub

South Sudan: Ataka Hub

Tunisia: CoZi Coworking Café Djerba

Uganda: Design Hub Kampala

Zimbabwe: Impact Hub Harare, Startup Bulawayo

Source: https://ventureburn.com/2019/06/afrilabs-hubs-six-countries/

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