Organisation: AfriLabs

‘Sustainability’ is one of the words you’ll hear more than almost any other in the third sector. For charities, sustainability means being able to pay the bills and their staff, while funders worry that their investments and grants may merely be playing life support for organisations on the brink of collapse. So whichever side of […]

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As we’ve previously written about, over the last few years we have supported a number of hubs across the continent. The map below shows all the countries where we have supported or are supporting hubs (unfortunately, it’s not interactive as wordpress.com doesn’t handle iframe embed codes well – but I digress):

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As many of you know, technology innovation hubs are springing up across Africa.  We’re supporting a dozen of them, which are described here.   With so many innovation hubs emerging in Africa, it seems timely to support an initiative which will facilitate collaboration between hubs, so as to establish a Pan-African movement. We are delighted […]

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The definite highlight of attending Re:publica was the gathering of African Tech Hubs taking place there, organised by AfriLabs.  Having recently appointed a new Director Tayo Akinyemi, their role is to strengthen collaboration between Africa’s tech hubs, creating a Pan-African movement and creating mutual benefit by working collectively.  

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After almost 2 month’s in West Africa, I flew straight into Berlin for the Re:publica Conference, one of the world’s leading gatherings of techies and social activists, exploring how technology can help improve society across a huge range of themes.  It’s almost impossible to summarise the whole conference, which covered themes as varied as culture, […]

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