60 Startups To Follow In Africa

Logo Silicon AfricaThere are lots of startups that have been created over the years in Africa. Below is the list of African startup companies to watch out for.

Afrigator is a blog directory and a social media search engine designed for people who are interested in blogs, videos, photos and news from Africa developed by Justin Hartman. African Film Library is an online database of African films. < is this link valid? It display nothing? I found something here, but it’s not related to the startup we want to feature: http://wn.com/Africanfilmlibrary Afrinnovator focuses primarily on Eastern Africa and this pan-African tech blog site also provides a platform that aggregates content from several prominent African blogs. Africanpixel is a Kenyan based app developer and is one of the first African firms to develop mobile products aimed for the iPhone market. AmaRadio is a South African based music desktop created and designed by local developer Gary James. Amatomu is an article aggregator and blog search engine that focuses on various blogs that have been published in South Africa created by Mail & Guardian online. Blueworld South Africa’s own social network focused on bringing together African citizens. Chesscube is a chess based gaming platform founded by Mark Levitt in 2006.  The site offers chess training videos, chess play & chat, etc. Encipher is an IT product and service delivery company founded in 2008 and has long been providing IT products and computing solutions for various types of start-ups and large corporate organizations. Freelancentral is a freelancing site that offers an online platform for freelancers and employers. Gatorpeeeps is officially a division of Afrigator but this is an online based

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Top 100 Websites In Africa

It has always been interesting to know the top websites in Africa. There are different factors to consider when rating the top websites but most of the time; the volume of traffic a website receives will determine its overall page ranking. But there are other categories to consider as well. For one, the popularity of a website read more

Top Technology Startups In Africa

Cover of the book "Futures of Technology in Africa"

While Africa has not been able to participate in major technological advancement and compete with tech startups with the rest of the world, everything is not lost. Mobile startups are gradually taking shape and it is slowly making a huge contribution to the world in general. Below are some of the top African startups with larger audience and or consumer read more

Top Mobile Startups To Watch Out For In Africa

Africa   is a vast and emergent mobile market and as the mobile technology  continues to spread all across the African continent in a very rapid pace, there is simply a lot of opportunity to extend out to the mobile population in Africa. The list below offers a quick view on some of the mobile applications that have already read more

TOP IT Events in Africa

Some of the very interesting IT conferences and tech events have been organized in Africa. The year 2011 has been a very busy year for tech enthusiast and IT innovators all across the continent as they showcase their talents and innovations for the development of Africa as a whole.

Ghana Telecom Summit 2011

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A voice for people in Tech in Africa

Dear friends in tech in Africa,

we are so excited to announce the beginning of this online magazine http://siliconafrica.com which  intend to be the voice of all the people working in technology fields or studying technology in Africa.

We will work hard to make it a place where you find useful and relevant information, and also premiere place read more