Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

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 0 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...

DEMO Africa’s Top 40 Tech Startups of 2014

DEMO Africa has just announced the 40 chosen tech startups that will launch their product on the DEMO Africa stage in September 2014. The finalists come from all over the continent with 14 startups from Nigeria followed by Kenya, Ghana and Egypt. According to the event organizers more than 400 applications were received, proving that there is great ambition in the local tech scene. Nigeria’s Minister for ...

14 Jul 7:54 PM 0 Read More...

World Cup Song for the Black Stars – Wiyaala

Wiyaala’s newest single, Go Go Black Stars…Goal! released on the Djimba World Record label, features tribal drums, stadium choruses, three Ghanaian languages as well as English. The song was inspired by SuperSport’s anchorman Yaw Ampofo Ankrah after he saw Wiyaala sing at a fashion show in Accra and suggested she write a song for the Black Stars. The singer, who is currently in South Africa recording the...

25 Apr 7:33 AM 0 Read More...
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