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2020 African Games Industry Trends

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.

New Esports platform launches

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.

FEJA announces date for third instalment

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,…

WESCO appoints two to Africa Advisory Board

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.

Largest videogame and e-sports center opens in West Africa

Serial games industry entrepreneur, Sidick Bakayoko under the mantel of Paradise Games has opened a ground breaking space in Ivory Coast. Located in the heart of Abidjan Paradise games is designed to be a hotbed for all things gaming related. Speaking to Sidick Bakayoko said: We ambition to transform the entertainment industry in Africa…