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A messaging app made for Africa


#1

Hello My name is Tweheyo brian, Iam the CEO of Woloks, and i wanted to introduce myself and my startup woloks. Woloks is a messenger that is helping Ugandans send free sms messages. Its an app that has proven to be very effective where whatsapp cant help. Forexample, If you want to send a message to afriend but they are offline, woloks always comes in. What i wanted to know is do people on this site join discussions about startups in Africa?


#2

I’ve been reading about developments in mobile use and mobile startups in Africa with interest. Africa seems like a continent full of opportunity for the right people; I hope you have great success with your company!


#3

Awesome! Can you link to it?

I heard I think on a podcast recently about some startup tech hubs that have been forming in various countries throughout Africa. Sounds pretty exciting.


#4

Hi Tweheyo Brian!

Richard here from South Africa. How’s the app going? You getting some traction?


#5

I’m involved with a Nigerian startup called Andela. It’s been really interesting so far and I actually just went over there in January/February. I for one would be interested to hear your progress. The unreliability of power/internet in Nigeria can be somewhat frustrating and I imagine there are good opportunities for people who can do something about it.