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Connecting Africa’s tech talent with the world

The reception in the Co-Creation Hub in Yaba, Lagos, an area in Nigeria's economic capital once nicknamed "Yabacon Valley" because of the number of tech start-ups in the area. (Photo by Sally Hayden / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)No Use Germany.

Dr. Cecilia Värendh Månsson, founder and CEO of the Lagos-based TalentUp Africa, tells host Aloysius Uche Ordu about founding her HR technology and employment company in Lagos. She also describes some of the challenges of starting a new company during the COVID-19 pandemic, including infrastructure, but also the opportunities and market trends that make Africa the source of great tech talent for the world.

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