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About Nekesa Were

I take responsibility for the success of my teams, projects, and organisations. I provide leadership across Africa’s technology innovation ecosystem. I work in different sectors and relish new challenges.

The Value Of Hubs

10 years ago in Africa, we began to see the emergence of independent innovation and entrepreneurship centres. These were hubs not housed in the research and development departments of companies. They were launched independently, many times by innovators themselves. They were built to give innovators across Africa spaces to build, test, and launch their products. [...]

By |2020-07-14T13:05:00+03:00July 14th, 2020|hubs in Africa, innovation in Africa|14 Comments

My love affair with Africa

I love Africa. She makes me laugh, she makes me cry. She makes me dance, she makes me work. She gives me sleepless nights. She’s also the reason I sleep so soundly, because she gives me hope. I love the fullness of her culture and the voluptuous curves of her landscape. She has countless serene [...]

By |2020-05-25T16:54:30+03:00May 25th, 2020|blog|2 Comments