APP DEVELOPMENT

2014 Orange Africa Prize goes to Botswana

2014 Orange Africa Prize goes to 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.  Read More

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Windows game developer launches competition for new talentWindows game developer launches competition for new talent Award-winning Nigerian mobile games company, Gamsole, has launched a new competition offering US$4,000 in ...
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Andela, General Assembly to train web developers in AfricaAndela, General Assembly to train web developers in Africa Andela, a global talent accelerator currently operating one of the most selective web development training programs ...
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Critical requirements for successful mobile app deliveryCritical requirements for successful mobile app delivery The time has arrived for developers to just build apps - not web or mobile apps, just ...
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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. »
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.»

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