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How Evernote Wants To Engage The African Technology Ecosystem

How Evernote Wants To Engage The African Technology Ecosystem

The company behind the information anywhere, anytime app, Evernote is on a quest to discover the best African apps, as it plans a series of developer events as a way of engaging the continent’s developer ecosystem.


Diamond Bank To Showcase Newly Upgraded Mobile App With Flight Bookings and More Banking Services

Because there’s more to banking than these, Diamond Bank, one of the leading commercial banks in Nigeria has released a new version of its mobile app to include a host of new services that help make banking with Diamond a convenient and interesting experience.


Spark-backed Stock Image Startup, Foto Wants To Be the Digital Distribution Marketplace For Photographers in Africa

If you work in the creative, web or publishing industries in Africa, you would agree that it could be really tough getting that perfect image to use for your work. Often times, the project may require that you use an African-esque landscape or a simple, yet unique portrait image.


UPDATED: 10 (Really) Worst African Government Official Websites

From a Nigerian government official not knowing the address of his organisation’s website to the South African government ‘Wordpress’ website that cost R140 million to build (about $15 million in 2013), Africa is peopled with controversial stories about some of its institution’s web presence.


Tony Elumelu’s Heirs Holdings Invests In U.S. Space Technology Startup, Planet Labs

San Francisco-based Heirs Holdings, the pan-African proprietary investment company founded by former United Bank for Africa Group CEO, Tony Elumelu, has announced an undisclosed investment in US start-up Planet Labs.

Samsung rolls out 5 new SDK’s, drawing developers to use its features

Samsung at its San Francisco Developers Conference launched 5 new great SDK’s (Software Development Kit) to attract developers into building apps for its devices, allowing them use its new features. Samsung released a Mobile SDK, which offers more S-Pen controls, new visual animations, seamless handwriting recognition, and a multi-window capability that lets you run multiple