SA cleaning service up for Best African App award

28 October 2016

Digital Content

South African cleaning service, Domestly, has been nominated as one of the best African apps in the 2016 Appsafrica Innovation Awards.

Supported by Uber, Opera, Mobile Monday South Africa (MOMO) and the Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF), the awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa, providing winners with global publicity, recognition and networking with over 300 industry peers.

Domestly launched last year in Cape Town and has spread to other cities around the country. It allows you to request the services of a cleaner from the Domestly app.

Domestly has been nominated alongside two other startups in its category and has also been nominated in the Disruptive Innovation Award category.

“We are delighted with the huge response building on last years’ awards, the 2016 finalists represent North, South, East and West Africa which is testament to innovation happening all across the continent across all sectors” Andrew Fassnidge, founder of Appsafrica, said in a statement.

The Appsafrica Innovation Awards finalists in all categories are:

Disruptive Innovation Award

Domestly – South Africa, Flutterwave – Nigeria, Bottles App – South Africa, Opera Max – Africa and Flare – Kenya.

Best Social and Messaging Award

Pelichat – South Africa, LOGISA – Tanzania, Jongla – Nigeria, Vula Mobile – South Africa and Dokita Eyes – Togo.

Best African App Award

Zynar – Africa, SpacePointe – Nigeria, Domestly – South Africa, Sliide Airtime – Nigeria and Vula Mobile – South Africa.

Enterprise Solution Award

Kasi Insights – Cameroon, Flutterwave – Nigeria, Celstra – South Africa, Alpha Exchange – South Africa

and Sauti – Africa.

News and Entertainment Award

KoshK Comics – Egypt, Battabox – Nigeria, Super Animals AR App – South Africa, Vodacom Video Play – South Africa and Glo Twitter Voice – Nigeria.

Educational Award

Tuteria – Nigeria, Mwabu – Zambia, Shule Direct – Tanzania, Eneza Education – Kenya and Xander Apps – South Africa.

Fintech Award

BitPesa – Africa, Lakt – Kenya, Monetbil – Cameroon, PiggyBankNG – Nigeria and Standard Bank – South Africa.

Social Impact Award

Abalobi – South Africa, Medtrucks – Morocco, Agriledger – Kenya, Ask Without Shame – Uganda and Worldreader sub-Saharan Africa.

Brand On Mobile Award

Purlieu – Ghana, LAfricaMobile – Senegal, Mobi Hunter – South Africa and Vouchercloud – South Africa.

Women In Tech Award

Sayu Abend, SpacePointe – Nigeria, Ruth Nabembezi – Ask Without Shame – Uganda, Faraja Nyalandu – Shule Direct – Tanzania, Emma Margetts – Alpha Exchange – Global, and Genevieve Leveille, AgriLedger – Kenya.

The 2016 Appsafrica Innovation Awards will be held in Cape Town on 14th November.

Source: htxt SA 21 October 2016