Tag: Africa

MTN App of the Year Awards 2018

This article is an unedited version of a piece written by Zombie Dredd and published in the Tech Magazine: Issue 65 January 2019. The MTN App of the Year Awards rewards local app developers for their creativity across multiple categories. The awards started in 2012 and this year saw well over 750 entries over 12 categories. I had the opportunity…

ESWC Africa announced… for North Africa [Esports Central Post]

ESWC Africa for CS:GO has (recently) been announced but it is only open to selected North African countries. Of course, the exclusion of South Africa has not gone down particularly well with some players in the community. Many have questioned why this exclusion occurred. Some have accused apparent missteps by Orena during the 2017 qualifiers as a reason. However, while Orena’s Luca Tucconi has officially admitted…

CS:GO Reality Show Gamerz looks set to include Africa

Scandinavian reality TV show Gamerz recently completed season one of its CS:GO talent-finding series. Five new CS:GO players secured a 6-month professional contract after spending time living and playing together while cameras recorded their every move. Imagine the gaming equivalent of Big Brother and you’re almost spot on. Why is this of any importance to you as a South African Counter-Strike player?…