Tech Events in Africa: Road to ETHLagos, Startup Guide Kigali, and Others

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Hello everyone, welcome to our weekly compilation of tech events happening around Africa. These includes events for startups, developers, tech enthusiasts and industry stakeholders. These events come up between January 27 and February 2, 2020.

Road to ETHLagos #Power2020

A hackathon focused on decentralized energy solutions, ETHLagos wants to bring together the sharpest minds in the blockchain industry to discuss blockchain applications in the energy sector. The hackathon, which is sponsored by crypto trading platform Luno, will also offer opportunities for developers and non-developers.

Tech Events in Africa: Road to ETHLagos, Startup Guide Kigali, and Others

Venue: Venia Business Hub, Lekki, Lagos.

Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020.

Time: 5 PM.

Startup Guide Kigali Community Gathering

In recent times, Rwanda has been a key emerging tech ecosystem. Its Capital, Kigali, has become a startup hub and launchpad for entrepreneurs. This Startup Guide Kigali Meetup wants to help entrepreneurs connect with the Kigali startup scene.

Tech Events in Africa: Road to ETHLagos, Startup Guide Kigali, and Others

Attendees will get to introduce themselves and their businesses to the audience while also have the time to network and make meaningful connections.

Venue: Westerwelle Startup Haus, Kigali, Rwanda.

Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020

Time: 6 PM.

Africa Law Tech Festival

The Lawyers Hub together with Omidyar Network presents a one day training on Digital Identity with a focus on the recently enacted privacy Laws in Nigeria.

The festival will bring together various leaders from across Africa in Law and Technology sectors and create a space where conversations around policy issues in emerging technologies, the role of tech in promoting access to justice, rule of law and law reform will be discussed.

Venue: NG HUB, Lagos.

Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020.

Time: 10 AM.

You can register to attend here.

DevChat Aba

Developers around Aba in Abia state will have an opportunity to connect with other developers and learn skills that will scale them up in DevChat Aba.

Venue: 28 Brass Street, Aba, Abia state.

Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020.

Time: 10 AM.

The Glass Room Community Edition

The Glass Room wants to explore data, privacy and user’s daily relationship with the technologies and platforms used daily in Kano, Nigeria.

Attendees will also get to explore simple, effective steps to help their control your digital privacy and security.

Venue: American Corner Murtala Muhammad Library Complex, Kano.

Date: Sunday, February 2, 2020.

Time: 10 AM.

You can attend here.

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