The 1873 Digital Africa (“DA”) launches the DA Tech Digest

THE 1873 TECH DIGEST is an initiative of the 1873 Digital Africa to answer this very question, to build a snapshot of what’s going on in Africa — the professional actors, the startups, the old guard, the VCs, the events — to tell the story of the people, places, and things that make Africa unique.

This site is for all interested actors operating as users and providers of services to the digital landscape.

And I hope each article posted lures young smart people out here to this wonderful place in search of new opportunities, a nice countermeasure to the trash that most reality shows spew out to the rest of the world.

We hope that you join us on this journey, as Africa continues to map its path as the place where imagination and reality intersect.

Sponsorship / advertising: yes, we have ad packages, send sponsorship inquiries to 

PR / calendar / career submissions: Please send press releases, interview requests, calendar submissions, etc. to 

Event coverage: If you have a conference, party, or special / private event coming up, contact us and we will send over a photographer to cover it, schedule permitting. Send event details to

DAILY DIGEST EMAIL SIGNUPS POLICY: If you sign up for our Daily Digest emails, we will never resell your email address, wepromise not to spam you, and we will always provide an easy mechanism for you to opt out. It’s just that simple.

This is the first attempt to connect, equip and inspire new ways of thinking about Africa’s digital landscape and future. Africa is already part of the digital highway with a plethora of actors in the value chain.

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