APP DEVELOPMENT

Fun loving Ugandans enjoy new app

Fun loving Ugandans enjoy new app

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.  Read More

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Ugandan innovators use smartphones to detect malaria Ugandan innovators use smartphones to detect malaria A team of young Ugandan innovators has developed a tool that can diagnose malaria using a ...
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Safaricom launches ideas portalSafaricom launches ideas portal Safaricom has launched an interactive portal dubbed Zindua Café through which external innovators and developers will ...
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Draw your own video game Draw your own video game Cartoon Network Games has partnered with Pixel Press on an innovative title encourages players to draw ...
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MORE APP DEVELOPMENT NEWS

Tuesday 13 Jan

New GoMetro Mini gives easy access to public transport info in 11 SA languages

SOUTH AFRICA
South African transport app GoMetro has expanded to include a new mobile app for older phones, the brainchild of an intern working at GoMetro.»
Friday 9 Jan

Mozambican developer groups to step up activities in 2015

MOZAMBIQUE
Google Developer Groups in Mozambique say they have pegged 2015 as the year to step up activities to boost app development in the country.»
Wednesday 7 Jan

iLabAfrica to take Android training to students

KENYA
Kenyan high school and university students with a passion for programming will now have a chance to excel in developing Android mobile apps.»
Monday 5 Jan

MTN Congo finishes 2014 in style with App Store top prize

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
MTN Congo has finished the year 2014 in style and has kicked off 2015 with pride after its MTN App Store collected a top prize at the Africa Telecom People (ATP) Awards held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.»
Sunday 28 Dec

Seven startups built on AMPION Venture Bus Tunisia

TUNISIA
Tunisia is set to welcome seven freshly baked startups emerging from the Ampion Venture Bus Tunisia 2014. »
Wednesday 17 Dec

Hundreds apply to be digital change-makers

GHANA
Over 400 young Ghanaians have responded to Tigo’s call to become ‘Digital Change-makers’.»
Tuesday 16 Dec

Magazine Reel wins second Safaricom Appwiz Challenge

KENYA
A team of Egerton University graduates, who came up with a mobile-based web application that allows youth to access the latest campus news though their mobile phones, have emerged the winners of this year’s Safaricom Appwiz Challenge.»
Tuesday 9 Dec

2go racks up 2m monthly users on Android app

Mobile social network 2go has announced it has achieved over two million monthly users on its Android app just over a year after its launch.»
Tuesday 9 Dec

Developing businesses in emerging markets – Ampion Venture bus heads to Tunisia

TUNISIA
From December 14 to December 19 the final AMPION Venture Bus 2014 will embark on a unique journey to create innovative ICT startups when traveling Tunisia. »
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.  »

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FEATURED STORY

UCC launches 2015 ACIA awardsUCC launches 2015 ACIA awards

Uganda has launched the fifth Annual Communications and Innovation Awards, which celebrate and foster ICT innovation and achievement.

IN DEPTH

Kenya’s digital TV battle hots up Kenya’s digital TV battle hots up

Kenya’s journey to Digital TV broadcasting took a new turn this week, when the Communication Authority of Kenya (CAK) accused three local media firms of intent to disrupt the process.

COMPANY NEWS

MTN to empower African businesses with AWS Direct Connect

MTN Group today announced it would be the first African company to offer Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect to business customers across multiple countries on the ...

“All Systems GO!” for the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards in Zambia

It’s “All Systems GO!” for the winners of the fourth edition of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards to be announced at the awards ceremony in Lusaka, Zambia ...

Spectra Wireless, Microsoft 4Afrika launch first commercial TV white spaces services in Africa

University students will now get fast, affordable Internet bundles and receive zero-interest financing when purchasing a new device.