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Media Briefing

— Global


The entrepreneurs putting Africa on the app-map, the vinyl producer teaching everyone a lesson, and a visit to one of our favourite Honk Kong newsagents.

Apps, Camera, Libertines, Mahazine, Radio, Yoshinori Kobayashi

Apps for Africa

Nairobi & Accra [TECHNOLOGY]

Sub-Saharan Africa is not known as a tech hotspot but a new wave of entrepreneurs is looking to change that. Leading the way are Wesley Kirinya and Eyram Tawia, business partners living in Nairobi and Accra. Their firm, Leti Games, has released iWarrior, an iPhone game that involves defending African settlements from elephants and lions.

Their second app is set to be a football management game. “Lots of people become motivated on hearing what we do,” says Kirinya. “We’re making an impact in terms of ent…


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