Nigerian start-up wants to build largest developer community.

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Nigerian start-up Devcenter aims to grow Africa's developer community by offering a virtual collaborative space for developers to gather.

CEO and Founder Akinola Falomo argues there is a shortage of African developers in the African start-up ecosystem.

The idea came from Falomo's experience of working for African start-ups who have no choice but to hire Indian developers, as African experts are extremely hard to find.

"We built and launched a community website in late 2014. It attracted 150 developers and there have been 340,000 conversations since then. We've moved it from being a website to being a Slack channel. There are different...

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