Hello Firefox OS Community !

It’s time for our weekly recap. Here are the latest news and events happening across the continent!

And remember, if you want to add an interesting article or link in the next #FirefoxOSFive, tweet us (@FirefoxOSAfica) or email us!

worldreader1-252x205Worldreader and Mozilla work together on literacy
Worldreader Mobile is available on the Marketplace ! This revolutionary reading app loaded with more than 15,000 free e-book will definitely become an essential tools for education.

“It’s the only place I can obtain the right information when I do research for my assignments.” Madhara.

Read the interview of Elizabeth Wood, head of Worldreader.

 

Women in Tech Africa Diaspora Event in London
Women in Technology Africa is launching the Inaugural Women in Tech Africa Diaspora event in London on July 8th! If there’s one event you should attend this summer, it should be this one!
These following topics will be discussed.

  • How can we get connected. African women/girls here need visible role models. We need champions?
  • How do we help the entrepreneurs, how can we invest in the businesses that African women want to build/are building in the UK?
  • How can we work better with those back home?
  • Creating avenues for ladies to find roles back home and build businesses in Africa

Don’t forget to book your tickets here!

WinJS – A New Cross-platform App
Good news for our app developers ! Microsoft has just launched a cross-platform app that runs on Windows and Firefox OS, called WinJS! To sum up, app developers will be able to create apps working on multiple operating systems, including Firefox OS. Learn more here.

Firefox OS Marketplace weekly #2
If you want to know all about the latest development and apps on the Marketplace, you shouldn’t miss this article! This week, you will know more about Telegram, WordPress, SoundCloud, Pinterest and many more!

Free Open Web around the Worldmozilla-advocacy_logo

The 2015 Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellows have been introduced ! The Open Web Fellows program is an international programme designed to engage developers, engineers, web maker etc. to help protect and create a free and open web. Discover more about the project here.

KLIF Launches
This week again, we want to congratulate our Mozillians for the successful launches in Mauritius and Niger. You guys rock!

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Written by Tina Meziant