APP DEVELOPMENT

Deaftronics and EmPowered nominated for Tech-I competition

Deaftronics and EmPowered nominated for Tech-I competition

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.  Read More

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Orange launches 2015 Orange African Social Venture PrizeOrange launches 2015 Orange African Social Venture Prize Orange is issuing a call for applications for the 5th edition of the Orange African Social ...
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MTN sets the scene for new IoT business opportunitiesMTN sets the scene for new IoT business opportunities MTN’s new pan-African Internet of Things (IoT) platform lays a foundation for African developers and ...
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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.»
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.»

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