Startup: Suba Photo App to Launch in Miami & NYC

Suba - the Ghanaian group photo sharing mobile app, will officially launch in the United States this month at events in New York City and Florida. The app which is available on web, iOS and Android devices allows individual and group users to see and share photos in one central photo stream using the event or location as the connector going beyond the constraints of a ‘Friends List’ on other social platfo...

24 Feb 5:48 PM 0 Read More...

DealDey Raised A $5 Million Series B From Kinnevik

DealDey, a Nigerian e-commerce website that aggregates discounted goods and services has raised $5 million in follow-on funding. The startup’s second round of funding comes from its original investor, Kinnevik. The Swedish investment firm are also investors in iROKO TV, Rocket Internet, Konga, Millicom and more. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed. It is also not clear how much in total funding ...

24 Feb 5:23 PM 0 Read More...

Featured: Day in the Life - Jackson Mvunganyi

This article was originally written and published in The African Report by Tope Folarin. Jackson Mvunganyi started life in a refugee camp in Uganda. His voice is now heard across the continent as he hosts Up Front Africa from Washington DC. My family is from Rwanda. They moved to Uganda before I was born. They walked hundreds of miles with many others to build a new life in a place they hoped would welcome ...

18 Feb 2:10 PM 0 Read More...

Leti Arts Wins Vodafone appStar Global Final

Leti Arts Wins the ‘Best Established Developer’ Prize at the Global Final of the Vodafone appStar Competition in Bengaluru, India. Leti Arts, an interactive media studio with offices in Ghana and Kenya,won the global final of the Vodafone appStar competition, at an event held in Bengaluru, India on January 15, 2015 and will be awarded an expense paid trip to Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. ...

19 Jan 4:12 PM 0 Read More...

Deutsche Welle Signs Content Deal With South African Startup - Tuluntulu

Summary: German broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) and Tuluntulu have teamed up to provide DW's English TV channel as streaming content for mobile devices in Africa. The new partnership between DW and Tuluntulu will make it easier for mobile users in Africa to tune in to DW free of charge – no matter where they are. Tuluntulu is a mobile app that offers a range of TV streams at a lower bandwidth, making conten...

14 Jan 3:37 AM 0 Read More...
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