APP DEVELOPMENT

Deadline extended for ‘Digital Changemakers’ Competition

Deadline extended for ‘Digital Changemakers’ Competition

Tigo Rwanda in partnership with nonprofit organization, Reach for Change, has announced a one week extension for its ‘Digital Changemakers’ competition. Read More

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SA set to stage Women’s HackathonSA set to stage Women’s Hackathon The Cortex Hub, an East London based ICT business incubator, will be hosting South Africa’s ...
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Orange calls on app developers to showcase their workOrange calls on app developers to showcase their work The deadline is looming for app developers in Kenya to showcase their talent in the Orange ...
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MTN Business announces App of the Year challenge winnersMTN Business announces App of the Year challenge winners WumDrop has been named the overall winner in the fourth annual MTN Business App of the ...
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Sunday 2 Aug

Barclays launches Digital Academy initiative

SOUTH AFRICA
Barclays Africa Group, in partnership with The Digital Academy, has launched the Barclays unit of The Digital Academy in South Africa.»
Tuesday 28 Jul

MTN Business App of the Year submissions closed

SOUTH AFRICA
Entries for the annual MTN Business App of the Year Awards taking place on 13 August in Johannesburg have closed, and an expert panel of judges that is adjudicating the process is evaluating the submissions.»
Tuesday 21 Jul

MTN Cameroon launches mobile apps challenge

CAMEROON
MTN Cameroon has launched its MTN Innovation Challenge in Douala, to accelerate innovation among developers and digital entrepreneurs in Cameroon.»
Friday 3 Jul

Orange launches its largest Developer Challenge

CAMEROON
To coincide with the release of its SMS APIs in five new countries (Cameroon, Congo, Guinea, Niger, Senegal), Orange is launching its largest international developer challenge to date.»
Thursday 25 Jun

think incubator welcomes four new tech start ups

RWANDA
Tech incubator think today announced four new entrants to its incubator as part of a new think Accelerated program. »
Thursday 25 Jun

KECOBO, Microsoft 4Afrika develop online IP registration system

KENYA
Innovators and developers are being encouraged to test a new prototype IP registration system developed by Microsoft 4Afrika and the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO).»
Wednesday 17 Jun

Need for info inspired Flippy Campus app

NIGERIA
David Mumuni, CEO of Flippy Campus, is set to showcase his app at Demo Africa. He spoke to Biztechafrica ahead of the event.»
Tuesday 2 Jun

SAP launches Africa Code Week

SAP Africa has launched a youth skills development programme targeted at 20 000 children in eleven African countries.»
Wednesday 27 May

Deaftronics and EmPowered nominated for Tech-I competition

BOTSWANA
The Botswana Innovation Hub has announced the nomination of two technology entrepreneurship start-up companies, Deaftronics and EmPowered as semi-finalists in the Technology Idea (Tech-1) 2015 competition. »
Thursday 21 May

Orange launches 2015 Orange African Social Venture Prize

Orange is issuing a call for applications for the 5th edition of the Orange African Social Venture Prize for innovative start-up projects which help to accelerate development on the African continent.»
Wednesday 20 May

Jumia updates Android app

KENYA
Online mall Jumia has announced a new version of its android application: Jumia Android app version 2.5- Live.»
Thursday 14 May

MTN sets the scene for new IoT business opportunities

SOUTH AFRICA
MTN’s new pan-African Internet of Things (IoT) platform lays a foundation for African developers and innovators to bring to market innovations in the IoT spaces, says MTN Business.»
Friday 8 May

DevOps: The Worst-Kept Secret to Winning in the Application Economy

In this second article on DevOps and the worst-kept secret to winning in the application economy, Jaco Greyling, CA Southern Africa’s Presales Manager for Application Delivery, Enterprise Management and Mobility’, reveals the factors what is driving the demand for DevOps.»
Friday 8 May

MTN provides free Nigerian apps to its 61 million customers

NIGERIA
MTN Nigeria is offering Nigerians a full month of free downloads for all Nigerian apps under the auspices of a movement tagged APPtitude.»
Saturday 2 May

Ugandan developer creates app to boost agribusiness

UGANDA
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.»
Thursday 30 Apr

MHub launches Jobonology Mobile App competition

MALAWI
Malawi’s first technology and innovation hub, mHub, has announced launch of a mobile application development competition, called ‘Jobonology Mobile App Challenge’ (JMAC) for Malawian software developers. »

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