Some Popular Android Devices in the African Market

This is a guest post by Rebecca Jones of gizmowatch.com and designbuzz.com Mbwana Alliy, in his widely popular article predicting Africa’s tech future for 2012 noted that one key trend will be the increased adoption of Smartphones among Africa’s middle class as well as the gap between feature and smartphone being bridged more and more. Smartphone adoption will […]

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Nigerian Card Game WHOT! is The New Game Taking Over iOS, Android and Facebook

WHOT! Is The New Game Taking Over iOS, Android and Facebook  WHOT! is taking on the digital gaming world and being regarded as the best iOS, Android and Facebook casual card game. The popular mobile and online card game is gaining followers due to the addictive multi-application availability and the exciting interaction with plenty of twists […]

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Android Developer Challenge 2011 Finalists Share their & Experience Lessons Learnt

On Thursday, November 17th, Gbenga Sesan held a Google Plus hangout with finalists of the Android Developer Challenge (ADC), Sub Saharan Africa. The hangout was an opportunity for African web developers, entrepreneurs and Internet marketers to hear from the winners about their experience building winning applications, what their experience has been like since winning the contest and their plans for the […]

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Gbenga Sesan to host Google Plus hangout with finalists of the 2011 Android Developer Challenge

Earlier this year Google held their Sub-Saharan Africa Android Developer Challenge. Nigerian ICT Advocate, Gbenga Sesan will be holding a live Google Plus hangout session with finalists of this year’s Android Developer Challenge. This year’s challenge winners include Nigeria’s Afrinolly App, Kenya’s Olaleshe and Kenya’s Shoppers’ Delight App. The Google Plus Hangout will be held on Thursday, November 17th at 12 Noon […]

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Interview With, Andrew Mugoya Author of 'African Apps in a Global Marketplace'

Andrew Mugoya is the author of an ebook targeted at African app developers titled ‘Africa Apps in a Global Marketplace‘. Andrew runs the afriapps website that showcases apps developed by Africans. In his book, Andrew tackles many aspects of app development from user experience, to funding, to marketing and much more. The book is a pretty […]

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Ebook: African Apps in a Global Marketplace

‘African Apps in a Global Marketplace’ by Andrew Mugoya is a collection of ideas, observations, tips and some gripes about the African app industry. It will be available as a free download from Tuesday, 1 November, for a limited period. Synopsis African technology is in an exciting and vibrant phase with many talented developers and […]

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From Senegal with Love: Xtreme Design and Engineering develops custom mobile applications

Xtreme Design and Engineering (XDE) is a tech company based in Dakar, Sengal with offices in Conakry, Ghana and Atlanta, GA. The company offers a wide array of IT solutions including custom software and web development and 2D and 3D design but also has a knack for doing mobile apps for iOS and Android amongst other […]

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Android Developer Challenge Sub-Saharan Africa Winners

The Google Africa team has announced the winners of the just concluded Android Developer Challenge. The three winners in the 3 different categories are as follows: Entertainment / Media / Games – Afrinolly (Nigeria) Team: FansConnectOnline Limited Afrinolly brings African movies to your pocket, allowing you to watch movie trailers, read entertainment news and gossip, track celebs, listen to […]

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12 Apps to Pitch at AppCircus in Nairobi

AppCircus is a unique global traveling showcase of the most creative and innovative apps presented by their creators during some of the most influential international events in mobile/web. AppCircus is open to developers, startups and any other organization and offers each participant a chance to get a nomination to the Mobile Premier Awards. The AppCircus is […]

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9 Cool Smartphone Apps Built in Africa

1. Nigeria Blackberry Constitution App A blackberry application for the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Created by @zubairabubakar   2. Nigeria: TrueBranches Blackberry app The TrueBranches mobile app is an extension of their website. It is aimed at bringing its services closer to its customers and empowering them to access its services […]

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