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Africa’s Talking is a Pan-African technology company that provides a range of communication and payment APIs for software developers and businesses. The company was founded in 2010 by Eston Kimani and Samuel Gikandi, and has since grown to become one of the leading technology companies in Africa.

Africa’s Talking uses APIs to enable businesses and developers to easily integrate communication and payment functionality into their applications. The company’s APIs provide a wide range of capabilities, including sending SMS and voice messages, making mobile payments, and integrating with social media platforms.

One of the key roles that Africa’s Talking plays in the African technology sector is providing infrastructure and tools for businesses to build innovative solutions that address local challenges. By providing easy-to-use APIs that enable businesses to leverage communication and payment technology, Africa’s Talking is helping to drive digital transformation across a range of industries, from healthcare to agriculture.

In addition to its API platform, Africa’s Talking is also active in supporting the broader technology ecosystem in Africa. The company has partnered with a range of organizations to support initiatives like hackathons, mentorship programs, and technology events, and has also launched its own initiatives like the Africa’s Talking Code Jam, which is a coding competition for students in East Africa.

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