MEF Africa Survey – Mobile Content And Commerce Trends In Africa

MEF Africa Survey – Mobile Content and Commerce Trends in Africa

Take part in this short survey and enter a free prize draw to win a Samsung Galaxy S4

MEF Africa, in association with Vodacom, is carrying out vital research to understand the state of the mobile content and commerce markets in South Africa, Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria. This is an important, independent benchmark study to identify the specific opportunities and challenges in each of those African growth markets and we would like to personally invite you to participate in the study.

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Dev4Dev Cleanweb Hackathon 2013: Call for Technological Needs-Statements

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Here’s a mesage from our friends at IsraelDev, CleanWeb Initiative and Terralab Ventures

On the 14-15 November 2013 we will be hosting the Dev4Dev CleanWeb Hackathon in Tel Aviv, Israel, an event that will focus on Developing Apps for the Developing World. The aim of the Dev4Dev CleanWeb Hackathon is to connect Israel’s leading entrepreneurial and technological community with the needs of the developing world.

We hope to harness the talent of the next generation of programmers and developers for addressing the most pressing needs of the developing world by raising awareness and forming partnerships with local stakeholders in these countries. For more information please visit www.dev4devcleanweb.com .

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Windows Phone says “Hello” to Africa [Event]

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There’s an event happening today at the IDEA Hub focused on Windows Phone Development. NOKIA is giving African, including Nigerian developers, the opportunity to develop and sell apps for their LUMIA  brand of devices. The event hopes to bring out the best  in Developers and Potential Developers (and non-developers) by engaging them in contests and training regarding development of Apps for the Windows Platform. It aims to go round West African countries until more than a thousand apps are created and published.

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MHealth In Nigeria: August 2013 Event Recap

mHealth in Nigeria: August 2013 Event Recap

Crafted by Willie Aniebiet. You can find him on Facebook ( https://www.facebook.com/aniebiet )

After bustling for the last Monday of the month of August, health experts, developers and enthusiasts hung out at Lagos State e-Learning Centre for the August Edition of Mobile Monday. Representatives from the World Bank were exceptionally punctual. The event slated for 5:00pm saw just a few attendees available at the set time; the ‘African-time’ bug. A well known figure in the Tech-Space in Nigeria, Tomi Davies, welcomed participants and painstakingly registered each unregistered participant in his “database”.

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