APP DEVELOPMENT

Application economy creates opportunity for Africa

Application economy creates opportunity for Africa

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. Read More

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Xamarin, Full Stack partner for rapid, cost-effective app development in AfricaXamarin, 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 ...
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Vodafone Ghana launches App Star Contest Vodafone Ghana launches App Star Contest Vodafone Ghana has launched the Vodafone App Star contest, a mobile app competition to uncover creative ...
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CA Technologies study reveals application divideCA Technologies study reveals application divide A global study commissioned by CA Technologies reveals that that “Leaders” who are investing in new ...
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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. »
Thursday 25 Sep

Ghanaian launches Africa’s first mobile/web application for freebies

GHANA
A Ghanaian enterprise has launched Zalaa.mobi, described as the first free giveaway website in the Sub-Saharan Region.  »
Tuesday 26 Aug

K-Free app wins Uganda Community Innovation award

UGANDA
K-Free, a health solution app aimed at curbing and combating breast cancer through early detection, has won the prestigious 2014 Uganda Community Innovation awards organised by Orange Uganda in conjunction with Huawei Technology. »
Sunday 24 Aug

AccessKenya Group launches mobile service application

KENYA
Corporate Internet and Information Technology Solutions provider AccessKenya Group has launched a mobile service solution for smart phones and tablets.»
Tuesday 19 Aug

m:lab East Africa, SoftLayer partner on Mobile Impact Ventures Programme

KENYA
m:lab East Africa has entered into a partnership with SoftLayer, an IBM Company, to offer the Catalyst programme to startups in m:lab East Africa’s accelerator program “Mobile Impact Ventures Program” and the community at large. »
Tuesday 22 Jul

Fake apps invade Google Play

Trend Micro has released a new report indicating that Google Play has become infested with trojanised versions of apps.»
Thursday 17 Jul

Safaricom launches 2nd Appwiz challenge

KENYA
Safaricom has launched the 2nd edition of the Appwiz Challenge, a developer competition designed to help identify and develop successful early stage mobile technology companies.»
Tuesday 15 Jul

Ampion Venture Bus to stop in Accra, Ghana

GHANA
The Ampion Venture Bus, an initiative to boost entrepreneurship in Africa will make a stop in Ghana’s capital Accra during the month of September.»
Saturday 12 Jul

Samsung, Celltick partner on West Africa UI

NIGERIA
Samsung Electronics West Africa is launching Celltick’s ‘Start’ based technology across its complete range of android phones via the Samsung Apps Store.»
Sunday 6 Jul

Mobile media revenues to pass $90bn in 2018

IHS forecasts that total revenues from mobile media and advertising will pass $90 billion in 2018, up from $53 billion in 2014. »
Tuesday 1 Jul

App integration commonplace within five years

A new report by Juniper Research on the telematics sector has found that the number of in-vehicle apps in use is expected to reach 269 million by 2018.»
Monday 30 Jun

Huge opportunities for African software developers

SOUTH AFRICA
Enterprises across the continent are in desperate need of good software developers, says Petr Havlik, Managing Director of SA-based CyberPro Consulting.»

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