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Dawit Abraham, Qene Technologies on its 3D mobile game Kukula, an African game to conquer the world

Dawit Abraham, CEO and Co-Founder, Qene Technologies talks about: Eithiopia's first mobile 3D game; the number of downloads and where they've come from; how many downloaders paid for the premium version of the game; and its ambitions to do more games. ... read more
October 25, 2018

George Ahere on Weza Interactive's new game Mzito where players purge ancient corruption of Africa

George Ahere, Weza Interactive Entertainment talks about: exploring what an African game is; how the game plays and the different locations you play in; the monetization strategy for the game; its mobile strategy with Orange; the number of downloads; and where he would like Weza Interactive to be in 2-3 years time. ... read more
February 17, 2018

Madiba Guillame Olivier, Kiro'o Games on raising 128,000 euros to be 1st games studio in Africa

Madiba Guillame Olivier, Kiro'o Games talks about: the games studio it has set up in Cameroon's capital Yaounde; its soon-to-launch game, Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan; why it chose to make it for PCs before mobiles; its fundraising; and the launch date for the game. ... read more
April 27, 2015

Adebayi Adegbembo, Genii Games on educational apps to promote Yoruba language and culture

Founder and Chief Cultural Evangelist of Genii Games, Adebayi Adegbembo on: how its brand Asa promotes Yoruba language and culture; the apps that have most successful; the number of paid and free users; how distribution of the apps are done; and an illustration on a tablet of some of the screens from one of the apps. ... read more
August 18, 2014

Kenya's Computer Gamers on the high price of games in Africa and piracy

The computer gamers in Kenya talk to us (in order of appearance): James Karanu; Oliver Holding Fay; and Gatehi Mwaniki. The interviews cover: the setting up of Kenya Revolution Gaming Network (KREGAN); what the games most played in Kenya are; what the gamers dream of happening; the high price of computer games and piracy; who's writing games ion Kenya; and the wider gaming sub-culture. ... read more
August 4, 2014

Sipho Ngwenya, Afroes: Games an interesting way to reach younger audiences

Sipho Ngwenya, Technical Lead, Afroes on: creating a game for the Nelson Mandela Foundation; its current main games, Haki and Moraba; how the latter is used to discuss volence against women with school children; how the games are distributed and downloads; and how they are finding new audiences in South America, SE Asia and India ... read more
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