The MTN Apps Challenge V 5.0 came to an end at the MTN Media Center on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. You can view all the winners on the night by clicking here.
Have you wondered what these apps solve and why they won in their various categories? Let’s have a quick look at what they do and the problems they solve.
Sario won the lifestyle category. This is a membership platform that allows creators to run a subscription content service, as well as ways for artists to build relationships and provide exclusive experiences to their subscriber and get paid. To be launched soon on playstore
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Winning the Enterprise category, TransGov is a mobile platform that uses crowdsourcing to improve cities and towns in Ghana. You can monitor development projects in your community as well as report community-based problems. Download here
This is an education app that helps students to memorize what they’ve learnt using voice recorder and other features. Not yet available for download.
Winning the best female project, the aim of Kaya is to help head porters (Kayayei) to be empowered. So customers will take a picture of their market items and a porter will be connected to do the shopping for you. It’s that simple! Not yet available for download.
Smart traffic system
This innovation won the Internet of Things Category. It consists of cameras that will be installed with traffic light systems and footage that will be collected automatically will help urban authorities manage traffic.
Man Must Chop
This piece of creativity won the overall prize and animated video category. It’s a series with the lead character “Aluta” doing everything possible to survive. In one episode, he poses as a musician, in another a boxer and it goes on and on and on. The main character in this hilarious animation shows that whatever man must do, “man must chop”. You can check out the series by subscribing to the YouTube Channel
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