AfriLabs adds 7 new member hubs


AfriLabs, a network of over 60 technology and innovation hubs across 27 African countries, has expanded by seven new hub members.

Since its inception in 2011, AfriLabs has grown steadily. It added 11 new hubs to its network earlier this year, and this latest expansion of its network extends its membership base to three new African countries – Sierra Leone, Somalia and Djibouti.

The new members of the AfriLabs network are GE​ ​Garage​ Nigeria, Ecolia​ ​Labs Cameroon, Kumasi​ ​Hive​ Ghana, iRise​ ​Hub​ Somalia, aLabs​ Sierra Leone, CTID​ (Centre de Technologie, d’Innovation pour le Developement) Djibouti, Centre​ ​d’innovation​ ​de Lubumbashi​ Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

“We are beyond ecstatic about AfriLabs expanding its network. We look forward to carrying out more projects with our partners and members across Africa to support these hubs and the startups, entrepreneurs and innovators in their communities achieve even greater impact,” said Anna Ekeledo, executive director of AfriLabs.

“We look forward to a borderless and advanced Africa and members of our network collaborating to make this dream a reality.”


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