Will African Hubs be Eagles or Lions?

As at March 2018, according to the GSMA, there were over 400 active incubators, accelerators, and co-working spaces (often collectively referred to as innovation hubs) in 93 cities across 42 countries in Africa. In the last two years alone over 100 new hubs have opened across Africa.

The arrival of multinational tech giants such as Google, Facebook and others in the five countries where most of…