The leading global tech companies like SHAREit Group are also expanding in the African market to unlock the potential of the industry. SHAREit allows its users to share files at a high speed without internet data, and access seamless digital content of the highest possible quality.
Disney+, the streaming service from The Walt Disney Company, launches today Wednesday, May 18, 2022 in South Africa. Standard pricing at launch is confirmed at R119 per month, or R1190 for an annual subscription.
As demand for top tech talent booms worldwide, AltSchool, which describes itself as a premier online academy, is attracting wannabee software engineers and coding mavens not only from across the continent but also from beyond Africa's shores.
From consoles to smartphones, Africa’s growing, tech-savvy population is driving significant growth in the multi-million dollar gaming industry as increased adoption of digital currencies and blockchain technology takes African gaming to the next level.
When Thérèse Kirongozi's brother died in a pedestrian accident, she noticed the number of road fatalities involving pedestrians - particularly amongst school-going children - was particularly high in her country. So she decided to "be the change". Her giant robots have become a feature of her city's streets and are credited with reducing road accidents across the country. Now she wants to install them far and wide.
Six countries in Africa are being targeted by a tech investor as the most likely to tap into multi-billion dollar blockchain markets to fix challenges in key sectors like finance, agriculture and health.
"The treatment of African consumers by the western countries, especially by the United States companies is mind-boggling. There are an extraordinary amount of services that are cut off from African global citizens without any rationale behind it at all", says Oduor Jagero.