Electronic and Video Game Festival of Abidjan (FEJA): the biggest eSport event in Africa

Abidjan to host major video-game festival this November The Electronic and Video Game Festival of Abidjan (FEJA) (www.FEJA.ci) will take place on November 11th and...

Janngo raises seed funding to shape digital ecosystems and create panafrican tech champions

Janngo, 1st Social Startup Studio in Africa, closes first funding round to launch new digital platforms offering solutions to African SMEs, with an inclusive...

Vera Songwe launches the women and girls startup challenge to promote digital entrepreneurship

The Women and Girls Startup Challenge aims to give aspiring female entrepreneurs the opportunity to submit their projects online and to make a ten-minute...

Orange launches Sanza, the phone which democratises access to Internet in Africa

At Mobile World Congress, Orange partners with KaiOS Technologies and UNISOC  to launch a phone with voice recognition at $US 20 in 16 countries...

Facebook chooses 60 finalists in Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

Facebook has selected 60 finalists from the hundreds of entries it received from across the Middle East and Africa Facebook has selected 60 finalists from...

Microsoft’s AppFactory Program Is Empowering Africa’s Young Developers With Skills And Modern Technologies

The idea of the Microsoft 4Afrika AppFactory is to bridge the gap of Africans who understand and use modern technologies and platforms. Making them...

Facebook highlights its commitment to online safety in South Africa and Zimbabwe

As part of Facebook’s ongoing efforts in understanding and positively contributing to the African internet eco-system, the team will be working with a number...

Kenyan girls’ teams shortlisted for global tech challenge

Ten Kenyan girls’ teams have been shortlisted for the 2018 Global Technovation Challenge semifinals. They are drawn from secondary schools across the country, with more...

Make the digital world safer for children – while increasing online access to benefit...

Despite children’s massive online presence – 1 in 3 internet users worldwide is a child – too little is done to protect them from...

MIT Announces 2018 MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge Africa Winners

The Four Regional Winners Now Proceed to the Global Tournament at MIT on November 8 to vie for $1,000,000 USD The MIT Initiative on the...

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