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AppsAfrica Awards 2017 Boomplay music wins Best African App

Bounce News, Flutterwave, were among other Nigerian startups who went home honored.

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Boomplay Music wins 'Best African App' award


Having received over 300 entries, ten winners of the AppsAfrica.com Innovation Awards 2017 were announced at a pan-African mobile and tech awards party at Shimmy Beach Club in Cape Town, South Africa last night.

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The awards supported by Boomplay Music, a service that introduced a really cool feature for content providers and music lovers a while back.Other supporters included Africa Tech Summit Kigali, Basebone, BBM, Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) and Mobile Monday South Africa (MOMO) celebrate the best in mobile.

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Winners announced at Apps Africa Innovation Awards 2017.

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The finalists were judged by an independent panel of leading industry experts and the Award winning services were from Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt and pan-African ventures.

Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards Winners 2017:

Best Social and Messaging Award - Flare 

Educational Award- Snapplify 

Enterprise Solution Award – What3Words             

Fintech Award- Flutterwave

Social Impact Award - Vodacom e-School 

Best African App - Boomplay Music 

Disruptive Innovation Award -What3Words

mCommerce -  Mazady

Changing Africa - Jumo 

News and Entertainment Award - Bounce News 

 “The AppsAfrica.com Awards were first organised three years ago to celebrate the best in mobile and tech across the continent and it is fantastic to see the growth each year, with entries from over 31 countries this year.

Even more encouraging is how rapidly African start-ups are now scaling to compete with established corporates with winners from both” shared Andrew Fassnidge founder of AppsAfrica.com.

Having picked up an Award, this year’s winners will also be invited to exhibit at Africa Tech Summit Kigali Feb 14 and 15 2018 (www.africatechsummit.com/kigali), connecting with leaders in tech and investors from across Africa.

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