Tech: South Africa and Nigeria Dominate at AppsAfrica Innovation Awards

AppsAfrica Innovation Awards

AppsAfrica Innovation Awards

Andrew Fassnidge, founder of Appsafrica.com, said of the awards, “Our mission at Appsafrica.com is to promote and honour the fantastic innovation across the mobile and tech ecosystem in Africa. We had diverse entries from 25 countries and both the finalists and winners are a testament to how technology is being used to disrupt business models, empower people and drive positive social impact across the continent.”

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Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards Winners 2016:

Disruptive Innovation Award
Domestly (South Africa)

Social and Messaging Award
Vula Mobile (South Africa)

Best African App Award
Sliide Airtime (Nigeria)

Enterprise Solution Award
Flutterwave (Nigeria)

News & Entertainment Award
Battabox (Nigeria)

Educational Award
Mwabu (Zambia)

Fintech Award
BitPesa (Kenya)

Social Impact Award
Ask without Shame (Uganda)

Brand On Mobile Award
Mobi Hunter (South Africa)

Women In Tech Award
Faraja Nyalandu  – Shule Direct (Tanzania)

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Jo Eyre, Senior Manager Africa for Opera added, “We work hard at Opera to enable affordable access to the mobile internet for everyone and we’re delighted to celebrate innovation with AppsAfrica.com and our technology and mobile peers. It’s exciting to witness the fantastic work the industry is doing to solve problems and enrich lives through mobile and the internet.”

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