Meet the Rising Stars of African Game Development

Game development in Africa is on the rise, and the 2022 Game Up Africa bootcamp graduates are a testament to that. GameUp Africa, developed by Maliyo Games in partnership with Google, supports young African game developers and creators from nine African countries. Derived from our in-house training programme and intended for entry-level candidates, Game-Up Africa […]

2022 GameUp Africa Jam: Celebrating African Sounds and Creativity

Creating a mobile game from scratch within just seven days may seem like an impossible feat, but that’s exactly what a group of talented individuals did during the 2022 GameUp Africa Jam. Held from October 4th to 11th, the game jam brought together 170 participants,  eager to show off their game development skills. Of these, […]

Breaking Barriers: How African Women in Gaming Can Follow in Ada’s Footsteps

Did you know that the world’s first computer programmer was a woman? As we commemorate women and their role in society, let’s take a moment to celebrate icons of history and draw inspiration from the legacy of Ada Lovelace, a brilliant mathematician. Rare for her time, she broke barriers and laid the foundation for what […]