The increasing use of software applications (widely known as Apps) in solving Africans' problems has been highlighted by the three winning entries of the Apps4Africa: Climate Challenge contest.
The regional competition encourages participants to address local climate change challenges through the development of web-based and mobile applications in the East African region.
metaLayer Inc co-founder, Jonathan Gosier, points out that the design of apps is flourishing as more Africans enter the middle classes. Gosier states that, "Local Apps developers are building solutions for the local mass market, who in turn are purchasing these apps and services. This is creating an ecosystem.”
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