November in Africa: Facebook’s launch, Black Friday frenzy, and loads of acquisitions

by The Next Web 04/12/2017 at 12:38
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Facebook had a busy November in Africa as it continues to scale up its efforts to assist SMEs on the continent. In Lagos, the company partnered local incubator CcHub to launch a space for Nigerian entrepreneurs, while it also joined forces with local startup Tizeti to expand its Express Wi-Fi service in the country. Facebook also announced it had launched its Nigerian SME Council, the first of its kind to launch on the continent. The company is not the only major multinational tech firm getting more involved in the African startup space, with Google picking three companies from the continent… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook