APP DEVELOPMENT

Hundreds apply to be digital change-makers

Hundreds apply to be digital change-makers

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

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Magazine Reel wins second Safaricom Appwiz ChallengeMagazine Reel wins second Safaricom Appwiz Challenge A team of Egerton University graduates, who came up with a mobile-based web application that allows ...
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2go racks up 2m monthly users on Android app2go racks up 2m monthly users on Android app Mobile social network 2go has announced it has achieved over two million monthly users on its ...
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Developing businesses in emerging markets – Ampion Venture bus heads to TunisiaDeveloping businesses in emerging markets – Ampion Venture bus heads to Tunisia From December 14 to December 19 the final AMPION Venture Bus 2014 will embark on a ...
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Sunday 7 Dec

Kampala duo develops trendy social media app

UGANDA
Kamapala’s Vibe Labs has developed an app that simplifies the task of keeping up with important news from friends.»
Thursday 4 Dec

Airtel boosts entrepreneurship with Catapult-a-Startup

NIGERIA
Airtel Nigeria has launched an entrepreneurial initiative tagged ‘Catapult-a-Startup,’ a platform which aims to inspire innovation and assist  start up mobile app developers towards actualising their business goals and dreams. »
Saturday 29 Nov

Modisar Farm management system launched

BOTSWANA
The Botswana project that won the Orange Africa Social Venture Prize for Innovation was launched at a packed event at the Botswana Innovation Hub.»
Thursday 20 Nov

2014 Orange Africa Prize goes to Botswana

BOTSWANA
The 2014 Orange Africa Social Venture Prize has this year been awarded to a Botswana-based ICT professional whose winning project, Modisar, has been vying for recognition for a couple of years. »
Tuesday 11 Nov

Windows game developer launches competition for new talent

NIGERIA
Award-winning Nigerian mobile games company, Gamsole, has launched a new competition offering US$4,000 in prizes and career opportunities for five talented illustrators. »
Saturday 8 Nov

Andela, General Assembly to train web developers in Africa

Andela, a global talent accelerator currently operating one of the most selective web development training programs in the world, has announced a partnership with General Assembly, the global educational institution offering instruction and opportunity in technology, business and design.»
Monday 3 Nov

Critical requirements for successful mobile app delivery

The time has arrived for developers to just build apps - not web or mobile apps, just apps, says OutSystems.  »
Tuesday 28 Oct

Application economy creates opportunity for Africa

BOTSWANA
The application economy has arrived and with it immense business opportunity for Africa, says CA South Africa ahead of its Africa roadshow, which kicks off in Botswana this week.»
Tuesday 28 Oct

Xamarin, Full Stack partner for rapid, cost-effective app development in Africa

South Africa-based software start-up, Full Stack, has announced that it has signed a deal with Xamarin, the global leader in cross-platform mobile enterprise software development, to become the first Xamarin Premier Consulting Partner in Africa.»
Thursday 23 Oct

Vodafone Ghana launches App Star Contest

GHANA
Vodafone Ghana has launched the Vodafone App Star contest, a mobile app competition to uncover creative and innovative app developers in Ghana and to offer them an opportunity to compete internationally with other developers.»
Wednesday 22 Oct

CA Technologies study reveals application divide

A global study commissioned by CA Technologies reveals that that “Leaders” who are investing in new innovation and development capabilities are growing revenue at more than twice the rate of “Laggards,” creating an Application Divide in the marketplace.»
Monday 6 Oct

Ampion Venture Bus extends deadline

GHANA
The Ampion Venture Bus has extended its deadline to capture brilliant West African Tech Developers.»
Sunday 5 Oct

MTN Ghana launches MTN App Challenge Version 2.0

GHANA
MTN Ghana has launched the second edition of its app challenge, dubbed MTN App Challenge Version 2.0. »
Thursday 2 Oct

5th Tech4Africa in Johannesburg next week

The fifth annual Tech4Africa event will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa on October 8-9, providing a space for developers and entrepreneurs to showcase their products.»
Sunday 28 Sep

Mobile context aware technology to revolutionise app economy

A new report from Juniper Research predicts that increasing contextual awareness in apps, as seen in digital assistants such as Google Now, will transform the process of app discovery and the cluttered app tray.»
Thursday 25 Sep

Microsoft 4Afrika announces AfriLabs ‘Collaboration Challenge’

Microsoft 4Afrika has announced a new Collaboration Challenge with AfriLabs to increase knowledge sharing across the hub network in Africa and spur innovation. »

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