Mark Zuckerberg in Kenya for a work visit

Mark Zuckerberg in Kenya for a work visit

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in Kenya as part of his visit to sub-Saharan Africa to learn more about technological advancements in the region.

Mark Zuckerberg in Kenya for a work visit

The 32-year-old Internet entrepreneur and philanthropist announced his arrival via his Facebook page where he pointed out that his mission is to meet with Kenyan entrepreneurs and developers and learn about mobile money, which Kenya is a leader.

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The social media billionaire's first stop was at the iHub, Nairobi's technology innovation hub, an open-space centre for technologists, investors, tech companies and hackers.

And just as Mark did in Lagos, Nigeria, he tried a local Kenyan dish, ugali and fried tilapia which is usually eaten with the fingers.

"We ate at MAMA Oliech Restaurant. -- a local place everyone recommended. One of my favorite parts of traveling to a new country is trying the food. I enjoyed ugali and a whole fried tilapia for the first time and loved them both!"

Zuckerberg who gushed about the ugali and tilapia was joined by the ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru with whom they discussed internet access and connecting everyone in Kenya.

Mark Zuckerberg in Kenya for a work visit

Mark Zuckerberg is expected to spend a couple of days in Kenya before returning to the United States.

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