App of the Year Awards 2014

The App of the Year Awards will be held on Thursday the 14th of August at The Venue, Melrose Arch.

The event, conceptualised by Creative Space Media in partnership with headline sponsor MTN Business, will showcase locally developed applications that have made a positive and lasting impact on consumers during the last 12 months. This year’s Gold Sponsors include Samsung, Core Group, Microsoft, Nokia and mLab.

Host and MC, comedian Joey Rasdien, will again keep the audience highly entertained with his unique brand of irreverent, South African humour. Read more


The MTN Business App of the Year Awards celebrates South Africa’s technical talent by showcasing locally developed applications that make a positive and lasting impact on consumers.
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2013 Awards

Meet Our Judges

Kojo Baffoe
Editor of the men’s business and lifestyle magazine, DESTINY Man, Kojo Baffoe is an editor, writer, poet and entrepreneur with origins in Ghana and Germany, raised in Lesotho, and based in Johannesburg. Read more
Toby Shapshak
Toby is currently the editor of Stuff magazine, and has been the technology editor for several newspapers, including the Mail & Guardian, for whom he was also sports editor. Read more
Jonathan Hoehler
With over 10 years of experience in the mobile telecoms space in Africa, Jonathan has been exposed to many the possibilities that are present in mobile telecoms in Africa. Read more
Max Stone
Max wrote his first application on the Sinclair ZX81 and Apple II home computers 30 years ago, bought his first pocket computer, a Psion Organizer, back in 1989, and has been actively involved in the mobile computing market ever since. Read more
Aki Anastasiou
As Talk Radio 702’s award winning trafficologist, Aki has endeared himself to generations of Joburgers by guiding them through the city’s gridlocked streets each morning and evening. Read more

2013 App Award Entries