Mobile Apps in Africa News: #5

9 of South Africa’s best mobile apps

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We live in a world increasingly driven by apps. Apple’s famous “there’s an app for that” slogan is more of a truism these days than it is a marketing ploy. Research from Mobithinking suggests that the estimated number of app users worldwide will hit more than four-billion by the end of 2017. Such a figure not only indicates the growing demand for mobile applications, but the reality that mobile content is shaping the way people utilise their mobile devices. MORE…

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Firm to hold mobile apps summit

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A GLOBAL content provider for mobile applications, in partnership with E2 Marketing, has plans to host the first Nigerian Mobile Application Summit, which is be designed to step up awareness in mobile applications and to deepen its penetration among Nigerians.

Scheduled to hold in November this year in Lagos, the Mobile Applications Summit, promises to harness the potential of Nigerian youths in mobile applications, and prepare them for the mobile apps revolution that is currently sweeping across globe. MORE…

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MTN announces App of the Year winners

(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

Cape Town – The winners of the MTN Business App of the Year Awards were announced at an event at Melrose Arch.

In a nod to the rise of e-commerce platforms making their way into mainstream or “real-world” economics, SnapScan won Best HTML 5 app.

The application allows users to pay with mobile phones at participating vendors. MORE…

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Twinpine plans market expansion 

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TWINPINE, a mobile advertising network reaching millions of African consumers on mobile devices with operations in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya, is planning market expansion, having clocked two years in mobile advertising. MORE…

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