Interactive entertainment is at the core of the digital culture in the global business of the 21st century.
The growth of the gaming market and the demand for esports content is growing at an exponential rate showing tremendous potential with the highest Year on Year growth in the gaming industry. Following in the traditional games footsteps, the biggest revenue streams have been in Sponsorships, Media Rights and Advertising. The industry is set to be at $3Bn by the year 2022.
In an effort to capitalize on these trends, Electronic Sports Federation of Africa (ESFA) was created with an aim to a continental and regional organization with Africa member countries.
This body is formed to create a deeper collaboration for the emerging digital culture as well as harmonize the youth market from across Africa and all around the world. Africa Esports Championship also organizes conferences where Strategic Partners including major game and technology companies participate to help develop esports and the interactive entertainment industry.
Over 60% of the population of the Africa continent fall below the age of 25. For Africa to therefore reap the dividend from this demographic, young people need to be engaged and empowered. In addition, we believe that meaningful engagement of young people will allow the continent to achieve its SDG goals
GAMES TO EDUCATE
We believe strongly that games can inﬂuence people to learn, improve their communities, and contribute to making the world a better place. We use the medium of video games and esports to inspire youth to explore civic issues and learn 21st-century and STEM skills.
YOUTH EMPLOYMENT VIA GAMES
As a group, we are positioning the video game and esports industries to be a great economic driver for the African continent by creating jobs in a wide variety of professions and disciplines; we support the publishing and video game development sector where artists, musicians, programmers, marketers, accountants, lawyers and more come together to build companies that make great games.
Finally, in the education sector, we are partnering with institutions of higher learning to build a robust infrastructure for talent development that can then be brought into the wider industry through the teaching of game design and development, the training of entrepreneurs in the ﬁeld and the running of game design classes on impact games.
Partner with us to develop the eSports industry in Africa via Tournaments, Education, Technology, Community building, Entertainment, Tourism, and Sportsmanship whiles engaging your brand in a technology emerging markets of Africa.
TOP 3 GAMES IN AFRICA
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