APP DEVELOPMENT

Ugandan developer creates app to boost agribusiness

Ugandan developer creates app to boost agribusiness

A creative Ugandan developer is spearheading the adoption of technology in agribusiness with the development of an app that can be accessed and used while offline to ease communication between producers and other market players, making it ideal for most rural areas without power or internet connection. Read More

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Silicon Congo chooses four ICT entrepreneursSilicon Congo chooses four ICT entrepreneurs Four tech entrepreneurs that were chosen last week by the first edition of Silicon Congo will ...
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Lindsay Britz5 usability requirements for mobile apps Developing mobile enterprise apps requires a new mind-set as they are very different from enterprise apps ...
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Wednesday 25 Mar

Enterprise mobile apps need to be as simple, functional and beautiful as consumer apps

Companies that want to drive the best results from mobilising their business processes need to give their employees access to apps that are as simple, attractive, integrated and rich as the consumer mobile apps they use every day.»
Wednesday 18 Mar

Complustech develops app for church management

NIGERIA
Complustech Nigeria has unveiled an application, Church+ v2, for churches, fellowships and ministries to overcome administrative and management dilemmas.»
Monday 23 Feb

Charity uses OutSystems to rapidly build an app

Mercy Ships has utilised OutSystems’ Platform to create a custom online application that has led to a 20 percent increase in volunteer registrations for the charity in just two months.»
Wednesday 4 Feb

MTN unveils app to enhance voter education

NIGERIA
As the general elections in Nigeria draws nearer, MTN has unveiled a mobile app designed to enhance voter education and deepen the democratic process in the country.»
Monday 2 Feb

App for disabled children reaches Ericsson Innovation Award semi-finals

SENEGAL
Team Handi’Educ from Senegal has emerged a semi-finalist in the Ericsson Innovation Awards representing sub-Saharan Africa. The innovative team, comprising three engineering students, developed an educative web/mobile application to support handicapped children in a learning environment.»
Friday 30 Jan

Buzztrick overall winner of MTN App Challenge Version 2.0

GHANA
The developer of the Buzztrick app, Nana Ekow Taylor, has been adjudged the overall winner of the MTN Ghana App Challenge Version 2.0.»
Tuesday 27 Jan

Fun loving Ugandans enjoy new app

UGANDA
Entertainment loving Ugandans are snapping up the new TiKiTi app, which alerts them to trending night spots in their area, and allows them to use their phones to buy tickets for their preferred night clubs. »
Monday 26 Jan

Ugandan innovators use smartphones to detect malaria

UGANDA
A team of young Ugandan innovators has developed a tool that can diagnose malaria using a smartphone.»
Friday 23 Jan

Safaricom launches ideas portal

KENYA
Safaricom has launched an interactive portal dubbed Zindua Café through which external innovators and developers will be able to share their ideas, applications and prototypes with Safaricom. »
Monday 19 Jan

Draw your own video game

Cartoon Network Games has partnered with Pixel Press on an innovative title encourages players to draw their own Adventure Time game levels.»
Tuesday 13 Jan

New GoMetro Mini gives easy access to public transport info in 11 SA languages

SOUTH AFRICA
South African transport app GoMetro has expanded to include a new mobile app for older phones, the brainchild of an intern working at GoMetro.»
Friday 9 Jan

Mozambican developer groups to step up activities in 2015

MOZAMBIQUE
Google Developer Groups in Mozambique say they have pegged 2015 as the year to step up activities to boost app development in the country.»
Wednesday 7 Jan

iLabAfrica to take Android training to students

KENYA
Kenyan high school and university students with a passion for programming will now have a chance to excel in developing Android mobile apps.»
Monday 5 Jan

MTN Congo finishes 2014 in style with App Store top prize

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
MTN Congo has finished the year 2014 in style and has kicked off 2015 with pride after its MTN App Store collected a top prize at the Africa Telecom People (ATP) Awards held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.»
Sunday 28 Dec

Seven startups built on AMPION Venture Bus Tunisia

TUNISIA
Tunisia is set to welcome seven freshly baked startups emerging from the Ampion Venture Bus Tunisia 2014. »
Wednesday 17 Dec

Hundreds apply to be digital change-makers

GHANA
Over 400 young Ghanaians have responded to Tigo’s call to become ‘Digital Change-makers’.»

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