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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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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09. 12. 2011

Apps4Africa Submissions Open Sourced on GitHub

Anyone who submitted code to this year’s competition had the option to open source their submissions. Those who selected to do so will find their code released here - http://github.com/Apps4Africa

West Africa winner Victor O Ekwueme has chosen to release …

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07. 12. 2011

West Africa Winners Announced at #COP17!!

Congratulations to the following winners of the West Africa Climate Challenge!

1st prize $15,000 - HospitalManager by Victor Ogo Ekwueme (Nigeria)

HospitalManager is a web-based application that helps hospitals and health organizations prepare for disasters such as floods and storms. …

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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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27. 11. 2011

Q&A Discussion with Mariéme Jamme

Climate change is the focus of the 2011 Apps4Africa Challenge, a competition that began in 2009 to reward program developers who find innovative technological solutions to everyday problems. Africa Gathering is coordinating five brainstorming sessions to inspire ideas for mobile …

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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

Marieme Jamme Interviewed by Senegal’s Kenkélitech


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