30 brilliant African tech startups

From Timbuktu Chronicles Wed Dec 26 2012, 06:31:00

Selections from a Ventureburn list:

From handsets:

The X-NetPhone is the result of a collaborative effort by Lekoua and Son (L & F) and three expatriates based in Germany and the USA. Assembled in China and now sold in Cameroon, the creators proudly underline the phone's simplicity. The bare-bones approach means the phone is dirt cheap at EUR€16 for a standard version and EUR€19 with a camera. Other features include dual SIM slots, MP3/MP4 player, radio and flashlight.

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