Africa-Themed Apps Rule Google Android Developer Challenge — Sub-Saharan Africa

Africa-Themed Apps Rule Google Android Developer Challenge — Sub-Saharan Africa


Google is pleased to announce the finalists in the Android Developer Challenge for Sub-Saharan Africa. These finalists were selected by our official panel of judges. Please see our official page for more information about the challenge.

Entertainment / Media / Games

icon Human Droid, KenyaA game that lets players battle one another virtually while in the same physical location.
icon What’s Happening?, KenyaAn events and entertainment finder in Nairobi that could be customized for other cities.
icon Matatu, UgandaA two player competitive card game.
icon Slate Racer, South AfricaA time trial racing game.
icon Gliese, South AfricaA 2D platformer game.
icon Bawo Board Game, South AfricaAn app for a popular African board game.
icon Afrinolly, NigeriaAn app to watch African movie trailers and track the stars.
icon Ha!! Buggy, SenegalA fast-paced racing game.
icon Ayo, NigeriaAn app for an ancient board game of strategy from west Africa.

Social Networking / Communication

icon SMS Tweetbox, KenyaAn app that connects smartphone and non-smartphone users through SMS.
icon Seekika, KenyaA mobile audio storytelling application.
icon Olalashe, KenyaAn open source SOS and alerting mapping app.
icon Dribble, South AfricaA geo-social networking service that allows users to leave location-based messages.
icon Cnectd, South AfricaA cross-platform mobile messaging app for smartphones.
icon Setswana Phrases, MalawiA phrase dictionary of the Setswana language.
icon Nomad, TogoAn app that pushes notifications for a social network called Oasis.
icon TextOnMotion, NigeriaAn app that allows you to navigate and text at the same time.
icon Yandda!, NigeriaAn app that engraves your signature at any location for others to discover.

Productivity / Tools / Local / Geo

icon GPS Tanzania Guide, TanzaniaA tourist and business guide to Tanzania.
icon Shoppers’ Delight, KenyaAn app that assists shoppers comparing prices across several supermarkets.
icon Rush Hour, KenyaAn app that helps drivers navigate the streets of Nairobi with speed and safety.
icon Wedding Plandroid, South AfricaAn app that makes planning a wedding easy and helps to get brides and grooms ready for their big day.
icon Booka, South AfricaAn app that helps locate nearest car dealers, book a car in for a service, and track the progress of a service request.
icon SpotIt, South AfricaAn app that lets users find and report animals while on safari.
icon UniDayz, GhanaAn app that helps university students better manage and prioritize their coursework.
icon Breeze Through Service, NigeriaAn app that enables services providers to improve the quality of their services and strategic business decisions.
icon Wise Africa, Republic of GuineaAn African proverbs crowdsourcing app for Android.
icon Esoko, GhanaA market app for agricultural goods that allows users to track inventory and find the best price.

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