Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg, Visits Nigeria For His First Time

No Comments » September 7th, 2016 posted by // Categories: Science & Technology

A recap of the visit, from CNN Money:

The Facebook founder visited Sub-Saharan Africa for the first time on Tuesday, touching down in Lagos, Nigeria. He met with local businesses and developers in an effort to understand how Facebook could “better support tech development and entrepreneurship across Africa,” the company said in a statement.

Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerburg, visit technology hub in Nigeria

His visit included a trip to a Yaba, known as the Silicon Valley of Nigeria, where he toured a coding camp for kids and met with about 50 local startup founders and developers at CcHub, a local innovation center.

Zuckerberg told CNN: “There’s so much energy and so much potential here. I just want to walk around and meet folks.”

Read More: Mark Zuckerberg makes first-ever visit to Sub-Saharan Africa – Aug. 30, 2016.

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