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AppsAfrica Innovation Awards for Innovative African Mobile and Tech Ventures 2017

The Innovation Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa supported by Mobile Monday South Africa and Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) and are now accepting entries for 2017.

Application Deadline: 8th September 2017

Eligible Countries: African countries

To Be Taken At (Country): Cape Town, South Africa

About the Award: The Innovation Awards identify and celebrate the leading African innovations from across the continent, providing winners with global publicity across multiple channels, recognition and networking with 300+ industry peers and investors at the Awards party.

Type: Contest


  • The awards celebrate the positive impact in 12 categories from ventures who can clearly demonstrate innovation using mobile or technology to meet the needs of any African market.
  • The awards are open to all individuals or entities who can clearly demonstrate suitability for the categories entered.

Selection: Applications will be assessed by a team of expert judges who are selected based on their knowledge, influence and contribution to the improvement of technology and business in Africa.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: Award winners benefits include;

  • Innovation Award
  • Global exposure across multiple media channels
  • Exhibition space at Africa Tech Summit London (ATSLDN) 2018
  • 2 x delegate passes to ATSLDN 2018
  • Global online publicity on
  • One years MEF Membership (one overall winner selected by MEF)
  • Tickets to MEF Connects at MWC2018
  • Online publicity in MEF global newsletter

Timeline of Program: The winners of the Innovation Awards will be announced in Cape Town, November 6th, 2017.

How to Apply: Enter here

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: AppsAfrica

Important Notes: Innovation Awards shortlisted finalists will be announced in October 2017.

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