Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

Al Jazeera’s Innovate Africa Features Ghana’s Game Startup – Leti Arts

In this week’s episode of Al Jazeera’s Innovate Africa, presenter Ndoni Khanyile visits Accra to interview Leti Arts’ Eyram Tawia, who is developing an African superhero gaming universe. “The gaming industry in the US is bigger than the movie and the music industry combined,” says Eyram. “The whole focus of the company is to fill in a vacuum in Africa, to pioneer the gaming industry in Africa.” ...

23 Dec 11:33 AM 0 Read More...

Ankara Press – Redefining African Romance Through Novels

Ankara Press is a new imprint bringing African romance fiction into the bedrooms, offices and hearts of women the world over. Their mission is to publish a new kind of romance, in which the thrill of fantasy is alive but realised in a healthier and more grounded way. Their stories feature young, self-assured and independent women who work, play and, of course, fall madly in love in vibrant African cities from ...

22 Dec 12:58 PM 1 Read More...

Tigo Offers Music Streaming Service To Mobile Subscribers

Telecommunications and media company, Millicom is set to launch its Tigo Music brand in Africa by the last quarter of this year, starting with Ghana. The Tigo Music service, which will be part of its customer’s pre-paid data plans will offer unlimited music streaming with instant access to a library of more than 30 million songs. Originally launched in 2013, Tigo music is already quite popular in Latin Am...

29 Sep 4:40 PM 1 Read More...

Maker Faire Africa 2014: JOHANNESBURG | DECEMBER 3-6TH

This year, Maker Faire Africa 2014 will bring together inventors, hackers, makers, entrepreneurs & creative tinkerers from across South Africa, during a 4-Day Festival of Making that spills into the streets of Johannesburg’s emerging ‘Maker Precincts’ -- Maboneng & Tshimologong. The goal is to celebrate the relentless ingenuity of South Africa as part of Africa’s Maker Movement. Attendees t...

11 Sep 7:44 AM 0 Read More...

Google Africa Drums Up Support for Nigeria’s 440

Google Africa is drumming up support for 440, the new startup accelerator founded by 88mph and L5Lab to inject between $20k-110k into startups in Nigeria for 10-25% equity. In a blog post, Elija Kitaka, Google Africa program manager said: “We are very excited to be supporting 440 in creating new opportunities for Nigerian startups to build great products for the local market, Africa and the world. Applica...

02 Aug 8:22 AM 0 Read More...
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