Updated: February 27, 2021
At least 48 young entrepreneurs from 16 African countries would gather in Lagos, the commercial city of Nigeria, March 27 – 29, for the 2019 YALI TechCamp Reconnect Workshop, an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau for International Information Programs organized in partnership with the U.S. Mission in Nigeria and the Co-Creation Hub (CCHub) in Lagos.
The workshop, at the Facebook NG Hub, Montgomery Road, Yaba, Lagos, will bring together 48 alumni of the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Network from 16 African countries who had participated in previous TechCamps. Nine different TechCamps will be represented.
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“During the three-day workshop, participants will work with local and international experts on best practices in applying low-cost technology tools and digital strategies to design and implement projects that promote good governance, transparency, and citizen engagement across the continent,” the U.S. Mission in Lagos said in a statement to TODAY NEWS AFRICA in Washington D.C., adding that the United States Consul General in Lagos John Bray will give welcoming remarks and declare the TechCamp open on Wednesday morning.