Hello and happy new year! (if it’s not too late to say that) At the end of 2016 we unveiled a labour of love in our mocumentary: How to Start a Successful Tech Hub in Africa. The video was shared on our Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channels. However, we never got round to telling the story behind it.
Inspired by comic luminaries such as Zach Galafianakis, we set out to depict common misconceptions about tech hubs in Africa from our perspective. We wanted to make fun of ourselves (and many others that understand us) but also show that we’re serious. This was meant to showcase highly relatable office scenarios while throwing in some hyperbolic depictions of basic work activities. We hope you enjoy it enough to share it widely: