According to various reports, Cameroon based Kiro’o Games have been able to raise $500,000 following a hugely successful crowdfunding campaign that was kickstarted in April of this year. Using its renowned « Rebuntu Equity Crowdfunding » process which allows Private Investors to buy shares for as little as $500 (about 275 000 FCFA), the round also present […]
The African Developers Conference is organized by Gebeya in collaboration with the Lions@Africa, African Technology Foundation (ATF), Ethiopians In tech (EiT) and Ministry of Innovation and Technology (MinT). The two-day multitrack convention will be the first of its kind covering topics dominating the digital industry all across the world. Its main objective is to bring […]
Cameroon based game developer Kiro’o Games is accustomed to breaking new ground. As one of the more accomplished and long standing studios on the continent, they broke new ground with their first title – Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan. Followed that up with a successful Kickstarter and once again look set to set to take […]
RUBIKA & ADMI are signing a Memorandum of Understanding for the creation of the “CreaTech Animation and Game Lab” in Nairobi, to be financed by Agence Française de Développement (AFD). Based on France’s recognized expertise in the animation and gaming sectors, the collaboration will aim at supporting production of local content from Kenya and East […]
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 Africanews.com Sidick Bakayoko said: We ambition to transform the entertainment industry in Africa […]
Local and international Android developers will assemble in Nairobi for Droidcon. The two day event will bring together some of the brightest Android developers in Africa for a knowledge sharing event set to be the largest of its kind. For the uninitiated, Android devices are hugely popular on the continent for a number of reasons: […]
In recent years a lot has been written about the nascent but steadily developing games industry scene in Africa. With new studios, games, platforms as well as unique perspectives on an industry we all know and love, the time seems right to create a platform and focal point designed to chart, profile and highlight the […]
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