MTN App of the Year

If you’ve developed an app, launched it to the market and your solution is gaining ground with users in your industry, get the recognition you deserve by entering the MTN Business App of the Year Awards. Previous winners have gone on to launch their apps internationally, been acquired by blue-chip corporates and have become well known South African digital products in their own rights.

We’ll be handing out awards in each of the following categories:

Best Consumer Solution

This application should look at opportunities to make the lives of the everyday consumer easier and more convenient.

Best Women in STEM Solution

This is a category focused on recognising the great work being created and achieved by the women in the STEM field.

Best Enterprise Solution

This is a solution specifically focused for businesses or companies. The application should talk to business challenges for example storage...

Most Innovative Solution

All first-to-market and ground-breaking solutions belong here! This application is a one-of –a-kind and disruptive in the industry.

Best Gaming Solution

This is an application aimed at the gaming industry, whether it’s mobile, pc or gamification. The video game entertainment industry is the largest...

Best Health Solution

The health industry is inundated with challenges ranging from limited access to health-care professionals,

Best Agricultural Solution

This is a solution that focuses on solving the growing agricultural challenges in Africa. With more than 60% of its 1.166 billion people living in rural...

Best Educational Solution

This is a solution that focuses on solving the education challenges in Africa. Education consists of schools, colleges, universities and various private...

Best Financial Solution

Locally developed applications focused specifically on the financial sector.

Best Hackathon Solution

This award is given to the new kid on the block, the developer that produced the best app as a result of participating in the MTN Business App Academy...

Best South African Solution

This is a solution that celebrates the uniqueness of Mzansi. The winning app in this category will be a hyper localized solution, targeted at and solving...

Best Campus Cup Solution

We’ve got a brand new category this year! The MTN App of the Year Campus Cup Challenge will be won by a college or university student/team who...

Best African Solution

The Best African Solution is now opened to all app developers and coders from the continent. To qualify for this category, you have to be living outside...

Huawei Category 15

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This category is reserved for apps that were developed for the Huawei App Gallery, are HMS compatible or have integrated an HMS toolkit.