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Winners of AppsAfrica Awards 2020 Announced

The winners of AppsAfrica.com Innovation Awards 2020 which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa have been announced.

AppsAfrica.com is a leading pan-African technology news portal and advisory service, dedicated to delivering the latest insight on mobile, tech and innovation in Africa.

2020 Awards is the sixth edition of the awards. This year the awards attracted over 500 submissions from 51 countries. The winners will be invited to join Africa Tech Summit in 2021 to connect with tech leaders, corporates, and investors at both their African and European Summits.

"The AppsAfrica Awards strive to showcase leading ventures from across the continent each year and provide winners with industry recognition, global publicity, and potential investment." - AppsAfrica blog.

The winners were drawn from 12 categories and assessed by an independent panel of industry experts including media, investors, and leaders from the tech ecosystem. The 2020 winners in each categories were:

Disruptive Innovation Award

This award recognises companies who have launched a service or created a product that has completely disrupted or forced innovation into an existing marketplace in Africa. Entries open across all sectors.

Winner 54gene (Nigeria)

HealthTech Award

This award celebrates companies that have used technology and innovation to create and implement life changing and life-saving health services in Africa.

Winner: Envisionit Deep AI (South Africa / UK)

Best African App Award

This award recognises the best of the best across the African app ecosystem. Judges looked for great design, creativity, excellent user interface, usability, originality, innovation and adoption.

Winner: Carry1st for Gebeta (South Africa)

Cybersecurity Award

This award celebrates