Chinese pay-TV company StarTimes has completed a China-aided satellite TV project for 1,000 villages in Nigeria, aimed at providing digital TV access to rural communities in the most populous African country.
Month: October 2019
Enter Africa Video Game Co-Production Platform Call for Applications
You are an enthusiastic game developer, a game designer, an entrepreneur or a studio from one of the 15 Enter Africa countries and want to further develop your game idea, produce it together with European partners and finally sell it? Then apply now with your game concept or prototype for the Enter Africa Co-production Platform!
Injini Applications for Cohort 4 are now open
Injini is now accepting applications for the next cohort of EdTech changemakers in Africa. If you are one of the selected Cohort 4 startups, you will participate in a five-month incubation programme that will take place both in Cape Town, South Africa and in your home market, where the team […]
Game Production Acceleration Programme for African Designers/Entities Opens
In the wake of the Enter Africa programme, a project implented by Goethe Institut accross 15 African Countries (Senegal, Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, Burkinna faso, Togo, Cameroon, South Africa, Nigeria, DRC, Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Namibia), the network and Goethe Institut have been developing new ways for future cooperation and partnerships across and beyond the continent.
ReQuid Emerges Winner of NSE’s First Incubation Programme
ReQuid, an investment agregation platform, has emerged winner of NSE first X-Kathon competition. The NSE X-kathon seeks to solve problems within the capital market by funding, incubating and accelerating ideas and businesses that have tangible solutions. “We aim to discover innovative solutions that will drive mass retail investor participation in […]
Union Bank’s Edu360 Announces the Winners of the 2019 EdTech Challenge
Edubox, a tech startup by the duo of Olalekan Ademola Adeeko and Ayodele Azeez Odeogbola, has emerged the winner of Union Bank’s Edtech Challenge 2019. The idea that leverages on delivering open sourced learning contents to underserved students without the bottleneck of internet access wins the admiration of the judges in this year’s edition.
Airtel increases Data Allowance for 4G Network
Airtel Nigeria has announced an increase in data allowance on its weekly and monthly data tariff plans to enable mobile Internet consumers to enjoy more value at heavily discounted rates.
Unreal Engine Facilitates Workshop in Lagos, Nigeria.
Epic Games, the developers of Unreal Engine, are coming to Nigeria to support the growing game development industry. The two-day wokshop holding in Unilag, Lagos will cover beginner and expert hacks with the engine. There will also be a special class on cross-platform conversion of projects for those who are interested in porting Unity Engine projects to the Unreal Engine.
BON Discusses Nigerian Digital Transition at 72nd AGM
All is now set for the 18th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the 72nd General Assembly of the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria(BON), scheduled to hold on Wednesday 23rd October, 2019.
“Video Games could help create 200 000 jobs in Africa in the upcoming 5 years”-Paradise games
Paradise Game, a Major Player in the Video Game Industry in Africa is Launching the Feja 3, the Esports and Video Games Rendez-Vous in Africa.