With Kiro’o Games first foray onto the mobile space now out in the wild. At least in Early Access, the Cameroonian studio has received further positive news with their funding model garnering support and praise from the nations top officials.
After numerous false dawns, the African games industry finally has its first formal iteration of a front facing organisation following the formal reveal of the African Game Developers Association.
Fak’ugesi’s month long festivities are in full swing, however the focus shifts to games with the ‘People of Play’ exhibition now live. Along with it is a full program of comprehensive talks and panel discussions.
The African App Launchpad (AAL) initiative is set to return for its second year and has an open call for developers, big and small from all across the continent to sign up, tune in and potentially win big.
Collaborative partnerships remain key to addressing the increasing need for quality software development skills in the country. Fortunately, Samsung South Africa, through its partnership with Wits University’s Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct has announced the launch of the second group of youths entering the App Factory Internship Programme.
Faku’gesi Festival returns for its sixth year, to celebrate technology and creativity by Africans for Africa. Under the theme #POWERTOTHEPIXEL, the 2020 festival aims to bring regional and international audiences together through three major focus areas of AFRICAN DIGITAL ART, HERITAGE & TECHNOLOGY, and the ever-popular gaming-centred FAK’UGESI ARCADE The Festival kicks off on October […]
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