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The final shortlist for the 5th Innovation Awards have been announced. The Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa with winners announced in Cape Town on November 11th, 2019.

The annual Awards attracted over 400 submissions from 52 countries, with solutions launched in African markets by start-ups, established ventures, and corporates.

The awards supported by Tencent and Mobile Monday South Africa (MOMO) provide winners with industry recognition, global publicity, and networking with 300+ industry peers at the Awards party in Cape Town on November 11th on the eve of AfricaCom. Category winners are also invited to Africa Tech Summit Kigali 2020 to join 600+ tech leaders from across the continent.

Applications for the 14 categories were assessed and judged by an independent panel of industry experts including media, investors, and leaders from the tech ecosystem. Having assessed all the entries, the judges have whittled it down to the following finalists;


Blockchain Award

Best African App

Changing Africa Award

Disruptive Innovation Award

EdTech Award

Enterprise Solution Award

FinTech Award

HealthTech Award

IoT Award

mCommerce Award

Mobility & Transport Award

Media & Entertainment Award

Social Impact Award

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