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Video game developers cash in on Africa's booming market

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Africa is dubbed the latest "El Dorado" for the lucrative video gaming industry worldwide. Organisers of the continent's largest gathering of game developers aim to help the gaming industry meet demand for African-made content and boost the potential of local talent.

Added on the 14/04/2022 12:36:51 - Copyright : AFP EN

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