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Check out the apps that emerged finalists at AppsAfrica’s Innovation Awards 2015

AppsAfrica would not be a new name to the ears of the African Tech enthusiasts. Holding its own website at, AppsAfrica is an online platform that is dedicated to the tech community, mobile and apps develops, start-ups and more from the African community.

Check out the apps that emerged finalists at AppsAfrica's Innovation Awards 2015 Technology: General

Seeking to celebrate technological growth in Africa and the ingeniousness of its indigenes, AppsAfrica which was founded in 2012 has been in the habit of hosting the AppsAfrica Innovation Awards. The finalists for the year 2015 have been unveiled and the full list can be found below. The date for the final showdown of this year’s event remains November 16th 2015.

Women in Tech Award

Emefa Kpegba from Togo (OMobileFunding ); Anike Lawal from Nigeria (Mamalette); Linet Kwamboka from Kenya (DataScience); Zimba Women from Uganda, and Kelechi Anyadiegwu from USA/Nigeria (Zuvaa)

Best non-data Mobile Innovation

TTC Mobile (Uganda and Tanzania); Notify (Rwanda), Totohealth (Kenya), GeoPoll (US and Kenya) and SaferMom (Nigeria).

Best Mobile Innovation

Mobu (Kenya); Chura (Kenya); bookly (South Africa); Ninayo (Tanzania); M-vendr (UK) and ShoOwer (Cameroon).

Best African app

Cross Dakar City (Senegal); bookly (South Africa); Truppr (Nigeria); mPaper (Tanzania) and Tuluntulu (South Africa).

Best fintech Innovation

Mergims (Rwanda); LipaPlus (Kenya); SimbaPay (UK); VCpay (South Africa); Mastercard/Standard Bank MasterPass app (South Africa) and Verifone Mobile Money (Kenya).

Best Health Innovation
MOBicure (Nigeria); GiftedMom (Cameroon); Telemedicine Africa (South Africa); emocha Mobile Health (USA) and The Medical Concierge Group (Uganda).

Best Educational Innovation

mPaper (Tanzania); Flippy Campus (Ghana/ Nigeria); bookly (South Africa); SYNA (Nigeria); Xander Apps (South Africa) and Bambisa (South Africa).

Social Impact Award

codeX (South Africa); bookly (South Africa); 1task1job (Cameroon); UjuziKilimo (Kenya) and Afrikstart (UK).

Best Entertainment Innovation

Bozza Mobile (South Africa); GAMSOLE (Nigeria); MyMusic (Nigeria); Guumzo (Tanzania) and Media24 HYD 3D (South Africa).

Best Disruptive Innovation

MicroEnsure (UK); Esoko (Ghana); Talking Bookz (Nigeria); Picup (South Africa) and Opera’s Sponsored Web Pass (Nigeria).

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