Held in October, African Developers Conference or AfriDevCon was the first of what aims to be an annual gathering of developers and global industry experts in Ethiopia. The event among others featured an attendance from Harshdeep Vaghela from KaiOS, who were kind enough to share their views on the state of things in the continent. This is their reflection on the event.
Dexxjunior (The African Champion of Europe Africa MashUp) secured 28 Wins on FUT Champion and reached the TOP 100 on FIFA 20, but wasn’t able to participate in the Global Series because African Gamers aren’t eligible.
Kenyan based developer Ludique Works has been selected into the Innovators in Residence program by the Aga Khan Media Innovation Center and DW Akademie.
A delegation of game developers ranging from the length and breath of the continent will once again showcase their latest projects under the banner of the ‘Africa Corner’ at Paris Games Week.
A MAZE., in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut Johannesburg, presents a wonderful opportunity to game jam in a train all the way to Playtopia Festival and Make Games Africa in Cape Town.
Festival de l’Electronique et du Jeu Vidéo d’Abidjan (FEJA) has lifted the lid on the date for its third outing by founder and industry stalwart – Sidick Bakayoko. Hosted by Paradise Games in Abidjan, FEJA is arguably Africas largest esports and gaming event and is set to return in November 2019. In an emotional unveiling,…
In a move designed to highlight their commitment to esports growth in Africa, the World Esports Consortium (WESCO) has announced the appointments of Kwesi Hayford and Emmanuel Oyelakin to lead the Africa Advisory Board.
A small startup game studio from Guinea have released their first game – African Heroes to local acclaim. The five person outfit led by the young and highly ambitious Serge Abraham Thadee developed the game as a commentary on Guineas resistance to colonisation.
Following its deal with SteelSeries earlier in the year to be its regional distributor of gaming peripherals, Dubai based Techxhub is executing on a concentrated effort to support esports hubs across Africa.
It has been seven years since Microsoft first launched its 4Afrika Initiative – a continent-wide, multi-million dollar investment to accelerate digital transformation in Africa.