2Africa is one of the largest subsea projects in the world, connecting 23 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Europe. Great news for those in the digital creative sectors.
Bukola Akingbade is the founder of Kucheza Gaming, a Nigeria based startup creating Africa’s largest community of young gamers through a fusion of gaming, education and culture delivered in a non threatening and inclusive way. She shares her thoughts on the potential of gaming and education.
The piece below originally appeared in the Tribune Online, which is the online edition of other publications of African Newspapers of Nigeria (ANN) PLC.
With the world in the throes of a Covid-19 pandemic, its virility has begun to have an impact on the continents calendar of gaming activities. One such major victim is the Casablanca Gaming Expo which has been postponed indefinitely.
The city of Casablanca will host, from March 27 to 29, the first edition of the Moroccan video game show “Casablanca Gaming Expo”, which hopes to bring together the entire ecosystem of national and African gaming.
The esports success story continues afoot as youth focused Kucheza Gaming, hosted its first esports Open at Avi-Cenna International School in Lagos, Nigeria.
With the esports revolution continuing its relentless domination of the digital entertainment space globally, its foray into the African gaming space has remained largely undocumented – until now. A new documentary due out later in the year shines the spotlight on the continents key players.
Enter Africa has entered the esports plain following an agreement with WESCO (World Esports Consortium). Enter Africa is an initiative initially funded by the Goethe Institute and is a creative African network represented in 15 African countries
Perusing games industry end of year reports and predictions for the coming year has always been a source of mild irritation because whilst most claim to have a global perspective, they almost always exclude insights from the African continent. Pretty frustrating right? Well, fret no more.
A Ghanaian based startup has launched an esports centric platform called PlayArena aimed at consolidating the growing esports player base by using an incentive focused approach.