Announcing Great Prizes and a 24 Hour Hack-a-Thon

Do you have what it takes to build East Africa’s top apps? Winners of the Apps4Africa contest will receive cash and some fantastic gadgets.

1st place- 5000 USD and an iPad
2nd place – 3000 USD and a Nokia N900
3rd place – 2000 USD and a Sprint HTC Desire

Runners up will also win great prizes.  Winners will also get a bit of fame with their fortune, including being honored at an awards ceremony in Nairobi in late September featuring tech and civil society luminaries, as well as invitations to other exclusive events throughout the region.

Are you ready to turn great ideas into great apps? If you are in Nairobi, then join us this Saturday at 6PM at the iHub Nairobi for the Apps4Africa 24 hour hackathon! Stay tuned for other great hack-a-thons throughout the region.

Remember, you can submit code and supporting documentation for your apps before August 31st at More information on the FAQ page.


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