The positive shifts in Afrika’s technology usage

The digital space was revolutionized with the introduction of Internet. When it was no longer exclusive to military or government instrumentalities and opened for the larger world we saw a paradigm shift in the conduct of trade and commerce. 30 years on much of the global economy and almost every…

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Google announces Google Maps Platform

Google has announced a streamlined version of their Google Maps offering targeted mainly at ride-hailing, gaming, and delivery companies. Known as Google Maps Platform, the service now offers three main areas (Maps, Routes and Places) as opposed to previously having 18 individual APIs. What is also interesting is that developers…

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The challenges of online betting in Afrika

The world has finally become aware of the incredible potential of the Afrikan marketplace and the online betting industry has also caught on to the trend. Unlike Europe and other regions of the planet where younger populations shrink and baby-boomers make the bulk of the demographic figures, Afrika boasts a…

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The changing face of home entertainment

Technology is changing the face of home entertainment in Afrika, with streaming becoming the primary revenue driver for both music and video. Budget films created on the continent are also using this medium to more exposure for their art. Even the gaming industry offers online variants to traditional options in…

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Nigeria's ChopUp has entered into a distribution agreement with GameMine

Nigeria's ChopUp has signed a distribution and partnership agreement with American company, GameMine Inc. (GameMine). Based on the partnership, GameMine will distribute ChopUp's Afrikan-themed mobile games globally. What differentiates ChopUp's games from the multitudes of mobile games available is that the Nigerian startup's games are centered around Afrikan culture and…

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