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Facebook CEO travels to Nigeria to witness the technological revolution in Africa

  • At the end of the visit to CcHub, Mark Zuckerberg said: "This is my first trip to sub-Saharan Africa

Santa Maria – 5 September - Zuckerberg is in Nigeria to listen, learn and bring ideas to California on how Facebook can better support the development and technological entrepreneurship in Africa.

The Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, is visiting Nigeria, in what is his first trip to Sub-Saharan Africa, also taking the opportunity to visit the technology center Yaba in Lagos to meet with developers and partners, but also to explore Noolywood.

Zuckerberg meets with designers as Timi Giwa, responsible for Life Bank platform (http://www.LifeBank.ng), which provides blood when and where needed in Nigeria.

At the end of the visit to CcHub, Mark Zuckerberg said: "This is my first trip to sub-Saharan Africa.

I will meet with programmers and entrepreneurs and learn about the start-up ecosystem in Nigeria.

The energy here is extraordinary and I am eager to learn all what I can.

I spoke with young people in the code holiday camp and entrepreneurs who come to CcHub develop and launch their applications.

I look forward to meet more people in Nigeria.

Mark also met with programmers in Andela.

Mark visited after Andela, an organization of engineering that is building the next generation of technical leaders in Africa, where they recruit the most talented technicians in Africa and turns them into first-class programmers.

At the end of the day, Zuckerberg stopped at a stand Express WiFi in Lagos, owned by Rosemary Njoku.

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