06. 04. 2012

On the Air!

Shots from our trip to GBC FM’s (the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation) Radio Ghana where each of the winners of our competition were interviewed.

On the air!

Pictured (from left to right): Assane Seck (Eco-fund Forum), Alloysius Attah (Farmerline), Victor Ogo …

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06. 04. 2012

Apps4Africa By the Numbers

Director of Apps4Africa, Jon Gosier, delivered the following presentation about the history of Apps4Africa yesterday in Accra.

In the presentation he revealed numbers related to the 2011 Apps4Africa competition. 250 apps entered by Africa innovators. 32 …

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06. 04. 2012

Apps4Africa Winners Honored at TEDxChange in Accra

On April 5th, 2012 all but one of this years Apps4Africa winners were honored at TEDxAccra at the Kofi Annan Center for Excellence in ICT. Other speakers included SpotOne Global Director Marieme Jamme, Mayor of Accra Alfred Vanderpuiye, Apps4Africa Director …

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14. 01. 2012

East Africa Winners Announced At Villages In Action 2012

Congratulations to the these 3 teams who won the Eastern Africa portion of the Apps4Africa 2-11: Climate Challenge.

1st prize of $15,000 - The Grainy Bunch by Eric Mutta (Tanzania)
The Grainy Bunch is a national grain supply chain management …

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30. 12. 2011

How to Ace an App Competition

As we close out 2011 and the first half of the Apps4Africa competition, we thought we’d share some tips for those of you planning to enter the South Africa competition next year. This can also serve as advice for those …

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02. 12. 2011

One Africa, One Climate, One Challenge

As the West Africa Challenge comes to a close, we wanted to share this short video message with you! The competition isn’t over for everyone, if you live in East or Southern Africa you can still submit your applications!…

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15. 11. 2011

Spotlight on Apps4Africa Dar es Salaam brainstorming

The Tanzania brainstorming session took place at the newly opened TanzICT (http://tanzict.or.tz/) in the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology in Dar es Salaam.

It got off to a slow start because of an uncharacteristic downpour that let …

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12. 11. 2011

inSight Solutions Advisory to Provide Strategic Advice to A4A Participants

inSight Solutions Advisory, LLC selected to work with top applicants for the Apps 4 Africa 2011: Climate Challenge event, which since 2009 has combined individuals and companies in encouraging, identifying and rewarding local innovators for their ideas and project. inSight …

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07. 11. 2011

Cloudmine’s Platform makes Mobile Apps Easier to Build

Cloudmine, a promising tech startup and A4A partner, is offering its platform and APIs to Apps4Africa entrants. Cloudmine takes the pain out of building mobile applications, which will hopefully make entering the competition easier for teams who have big …

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31. 10. 2011

Climate-Smart Agriculture

Apps4Africa was at the recently concluded Climate-Smart Agriculture Workshop hosted by the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme that took place in Nairobi from the 24th to the 27th of November, 2011. The workshop intended for the attendees to have enhanced …

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