Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Facebook Opens Its First African Office in South Africa


Social Media giant, Facebook has opened its first African headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa, Bloomberg reports.

The new office will focus on growing markets in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa, it says.

Nunu Ntshingila-Njeke has been appointed Head of Africa at Facebook

About one in five people in Africa have internet access, but almost double that figure are expected to have mobile internet connections by 2020.

Facebook says it will also be looking to boost growth in Senegal, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, Mozambique and Ethiopia as part of its increased presence in Africa.

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