A digital store currently being developed by local developer Teddy Kossoko is hoping to address the challenges faced by African developers and offering an oasis for creators of African origin.
Kucheza Gaming has joined forces with Digital Schoolhouse (DSH), a UK-based programme which uses play-based learning to engage the next generation of pupils and teachers, to deliver Computer Science lessons to young people in Nigeria.
Unity Technologies has partnered with Abu Dhabi media cluster TwoFour54 to set up a gaming cluster designed to boost the MENA region.
Twin Drums is set to be the next developer with roots from the continent to take the crowdfunding plunge. Releasing a detailed exploration of their game – The Wagadu Chronicles lore, the Ghana/Berlin studio fronted by Allan Cudicio is gearing up for their first foray on Kickstarter.
CEO of Leti Arts, Eyram Tawia has joined forces with Ghanaian Bluecrest College to launch a series of virtual online certificate courses aimed at those keen to break into the games industry. Whilst it’s the start of a long held ambition, the course could be a proving ground for the formation of a game design and development school.
The summer of 2020 will forever be viewed though a lens of disquiet and discontent. However, amongst the tribulations faced by many arose a slew of funds and financial subsidies aimed at redressing the social and financial imbalance within the gaming community. I had a brief chat with John Polson from Humble Bundle about their Black Game Developer Fund.
Electronic Sports North Africa (ESNA) have created a new social gaming platform with the primary aim of bringing together gamers of Morocco together. Currently in beta, ESNA claims to be the first 100% Moroccan tool […]
Nathan Damtew is the visionary founder of BeBlocky a gamified learning app created to teach young kids computer programming in a fun and intuitive way. In a personal op-ed he muses on the value of representation in the gaming space.
South Africa’s annual game jam is set to go the virtual route as a result of a virus that will remain unnamed. The event which has slowly established itself as a stable of the local […]
Emerge Gaming Limited, the operator of online eSports and casual gaming competition and tournament platform technology, has signed an agreement with Mobile Telephone Networks Proprietary Limited (MTN) to distribute, market and operate Emerge’s platform technology under the brand “MTN Arena”, in South Africa.