West Africa Mobile Awards Flutterwave, Nairabox, others win at 2017 edition [Photos]

The 10 winners of the West Africa Mobile Awards were announced on Thursday, 18 May, 2017 at the awards party in Lagos, Nigeria.

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The 10 winners of the West Africa Mobile Awards, the first truly West African technology awards to recognise the region’s best mobile and tech companies, were announced this evening at the awards party in Lagos, Nigeria.

Winners of the FinTech category, Flutterwave at the West Africa Mobile Awards 2017 held at the Rooftop Lounge, Victoria Island. play

Winners of the FinTech category, Flutterwave at the West Africa Mobile Awards 2017 held at the Rooftop Lounge, Victoria Island.

 

An excellent response drew over 150 submissions from across 14 countries. Following the success of last year’s WAMAS, 2017 produced a vast array of entries from exciting new technologies and services, from startups to established ventures driving progress in West Africa.

Guests at the West Africa Mobile Awards 2017 held at the Rooftop Lounge, Victoria Island. play

Guests at the West Africa Mobile Awards 2017 held at the Rooftop Lounge, Victoria Island.

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The WAMAS were supported by BBM, Mobile West Africa (MWA), AppsAfrica.com, Wimbart PR, Dress Me Outlet, Kasi Insights and many other industry-leading organisations and publications.

Guests at the West Africa Mobile Awards 2017 held at the Rooftop Lounge, Victoria Island. play

Guests at the West Africa Mobile Awards 2017 held at the Rooftop Lounge, Victoria Island.

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The winners by category:

Best App: nairabox

Commerce & Retail: BuyChat

FinTech: Flutterwave Mobile

Education: Optiweb Communications

Mobile Innovation: VAS2Nets Technologies – BVN

Mobile Marketing Campaign: Bloom !nteractive – The Attraction

Social Impact: Airtel Money Niger / Mahindra Comviva

Social, News & Entertainment: BattaBox

Outstanding Industry Achievement: Rebecca Enonchong

Young Gun of the Year Award: Iyin Aboyeji (Flutterwave)

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