APP DEVELOPMENT

Marc Rennard

Orange launches its largest Developer Challenge

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. Read More

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think incubator welcomes four new tech start upsthink incubator welcomes four new tech start ups Tech incubator think today announced four new entrants to its incubator as part of a new ...
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KECOBO, Microsoft 4Afrika develop online IP registration systemKECOBO, Microsoft 4Afrika develop online IP registration system Innovators and developers are being encouraged to test a new prototype IP registration system developed by ...
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Need for info inspired Flippy Campus appNeed for info inspired Flippy Campus app David Mumuni, CEO of Flippy Campus, is set to showcase his app at Demo Africa. He ...
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MORE APP DEVELOPMENT NEWS

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. »
Tuesday 7 Apr

Silicon Congo chooses four ICT entrepreneurs

CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE
Four tech entrepreneurs that were chosen last week by the first edition of Silicon Congo will go through an intense training programme to help them grow and prosper and make a significant impact in the ICT sector.»
Thursday 26 Mar

5 usability requirements for mobile apps

Developing mobile enterprise apps requires a new mind-set as they are very different from enterprise apps made for desktops, delegates said at a Magic Software round table.»
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.»

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FEATURED STORY

IHS plans to inject fresh $500m to grow capacityIHS plans to inject fresh $500m to grow capacity

Mohammed Darwish, managing director of IHS Towers, says the firm will soon inject another $500million into the business after raising some $2.5billion to finance expansion drives. Darwish spoke with biztecafrica.com in Lagos.

IN DEPTH

As curtain falls on MDGs, what next?As curtain falls on MDGs, what next?

Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre, speaks to Biztechafrica about setting smart targets.