As part of its continued efforts to build digital skills capacity, employability, and close the skills gap on the African continent, Microsoft 4Afrika has partnered with Pan-African EdTech company and talent marketplace Gebeya Inc. and the Technology and Innovation Institute, Ethiopia (TechIn) to launch its first virtual SkillsLab in Ethiopia. For those with long term ambitions to delve into the gaming industry it could be a watershed moment.
Unity Technologies has slowly begun to establish itself as a key player in the African gaming space, by securing a number of strategic partnerships. Following their agreement with the Senegalese government in late 2019, they’ve now sealed a new deal with Ethiopian Gebeya.
Pan African Ed Tech and online Marketplace Gebeya secures seed round funding. It’s a shot in the arm for the educational segment of the gaming space.
Gebeya Inc. announced today that it will be partnering up with KaiOS Technologies, maker of KaiOS, the leading operating system for smart feature phones. The partnership focuses on introducing the KaiOS ecosystem to the African tech and gaming community which will, in turn, encourage the development of applications suitable for smart feature phones.
Held in October, African Developers Conference or AfriDevCon was the first of what aims to be an annual gathering of developers and global industry experts in Ethiopia. The event among others featured an attendance from Harshdeep Vaghela from KaiOS, who were kind enough to share their views on the state of things in the continent. This is their reflection on the event.
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…