Practical Insights on African Apps

The Feature Phone is Not Yet Dead in Africa – Your Weekend Long Reads

The Feature Phone is Not Yet Dead in Africa – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Feb 24 2018 by Steve Vosloo - 1 Comment
Quartz Africa reports that last year feature phones won market share from smartphones in Africa. The market share of smartphones fell to 39% in 2017 (from 45%),...
Africans Should be Developing for Smartphones, Not USSD or Feature Phones

Africans Should be Developing for Smartphones, Not USSD or Feature Phones

Published on: Jun 13 2012 by Wayan Vota - 14 Comments
Recently, TechCrunch made the bold prediction that in five years’ time, most sub-Saharan Africans will have smartphones. At first I thought this just more mobile...
Nokia: Win $125,000 For Uniquely African Apps

Nokia: Win $125,000 For Uniquely African Apps

Published on: Oct 17 2009 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Here’s a great opportunity from Nokia for for African mobile and web application developers to create best-in-class applications. Nokia is offering $125,000...