Alibaba’s Jack Ma opens a startup hub in Kigali to support Afrikan innovation



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A new hub has been opened in Kigali, Rwanda which aims to assist the country’s small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as startups, to market and sell to Chinese consumers among many of its benefits. This comes after Rwanda became the first Afrikan country to be admitted to the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP). The eWTP is the brainchild of Alibaba Group founder and executive chairman, Jack Ma. In 2016 Ma proposed the concept of eWTP in the Boao Asian Forum for the first time. Ma explained: I am delighted Rwanda is the first eWTP partner in Afrika, and I look forward to the…

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