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Platform for African and youth of African descent to build and create companies


We support Hackathons across Africa and the rest of the World. We find bright ideas & teams with smart African tech talent to help create the next big African company.



We create companies across all African countries and for youth of African descent across the world. From our tech competitions, AfricaHacks discovers some of Africa’s best talent and brightest ideas. Our Startup creation program will create successful African company.


AfricaHacks supports Tech events, incubation and job creation initiatives for African tech talent. Our Tech Circle members get exclusive access to events and training and other life-changing opportunities.



We believe that access to resources should not limit an African or youth of African descent. That is why we will finance your Laptop or other devices. Apply at

Our Vision

Our vision is to be the platform that accelerates Africa’s creativity so that any African youth or youth of African descent can use technology and creativity to make their lives, that of their family and the world better.

– Uchi Uchibeke, Founder

What people say

NaijaHacks has really been a source of motivation to me because, seeing young folks like me doing "THINGS" in the Tech world, will really help me to strive hard. AfricaHacks has been a light to me
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Iseyemi ifeoluwa
AfricaHacks happened at a time I needed it the most. I just started out a career in tech and was completely unsure if it was the right thing to do. I became more confident with the programming sphere..
Ebere Okonkwo
I am a strong believer of building solutions for the community by the community. AfricaHacks believes in building the community and I am happy to be part of it!
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Victoria Mutai

Our thoughts and musings

AfricaHacks Launch GovernanceHacks 2021

AfricaHacks Launch GovernanceHacks 2021 On Thursday, the 17th of June, 2021, members of the AfricaHacks community and registrant joined the …


What is Governance Hacks, and How Can I Apply?

You’ve probably heard about AfricaHacks’ upcoming hackathon- GovernanceHacks. Well if you haven’t, here is your chance to know more. If …

AfricaHacks Startup Sandbox Program Demo Day

AfricaHacks Startup Sandbox Program: Interview with the Winner, Peters Unekwu Agnes

In March, AfricaHacks launched its first Startup Sandbox Program with a number of entrepreneurs who want the chance  to turn …

Our partners

AfricaHacks is an AWS Activate Partner

Work with us

Sponsors, volunteers, mentors, judges, partners, African tech talent and others are welcome.