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Events and Opportunities

  • Calling all devs, startups, and tech enthusiasts. After three fully booked Infobip Connect Meetups held last year, it’s back in Nairobi! 🇰🇪 The next meetup will highlight local tech initiatives and introduce the Infobip Developer Community’s tools and solutions. Details below.

🏫 Location: Nairobi Garage Kilimani, 7th Floor, Pinetree Plaza Kaburu Drive, Nairobi, Kenya

📆 Date & Time: Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 5:00 pm

🎙 Speakers include Wayne Gakuo, Angular GDE and Frontend Engineer at Sky Garden, Caleb Maru, Founder and Writer at Tech Safari, Kendi J, Associate Flutter Developer and Duncan Mochama, Account Executive at Infobip.

  • StarNews Mobile and the Global Black Economic Forum are calling for applications for the newly launched StarNews Business Competition. Selected ventures could win up to $4,000, get access to StarNews’ network of investors, and be featured on the StarNews web platform. Interested parties can apply here.

  • Applications are now open for the Africa Tech Startup Forum, a market access and acceleration programme designed to prepare and connect tech startups with opportunities. ****Startups from Kenya, Morocco, Rwanda, Egypt, Uganda, Nigeria, South Africa, and Ghana, are invited to apply here before the 19th of April, 2024.

  • The 2024 edition of the eLearning Africa conference and exhibition is happening in Kigali, Rwanda! Attendees will engage with the latest advancements in digital learning. This year’s edition has over 75 sessions and workshops in a range of interactive formats. The full programme can be found here, and if you’re interested, register here. The conference will take place from the 29th to the 31st of May, 2024.

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