Facebook trains 7,000 women businesses in SSA
FAcebook says trained over 7,000 women-owned businesses in digital skills across sub-saharan Africa in 2019.
The global tech giant, while highlighting some of its investments across Subsaharan Africa in 2019, said it also expanded third-party factchecking to 10 African countries.
Facebook its investment in SSA was an expression of its committed to giving people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.
Throughout the year, it said there were significant support and investments into growing the ecosystem of developers, entrepreneurs, creatives, and many other communities.
In an infographic tagged ‘2019 Year in review’, Facebook said in Nigeria, it unveiled Dubawa as our 3rd partner in its third-party fact-checking programme.
The tech company said it also partnered with mainone in Nigeria to build and operate more than 750kilometres terrestrial fibre infrastructure to provide metro fibre connectivity to more than one million people in edo and ogun States.