One of the two winners at the recently held Vodafone Ghana AppStar competition has won the Global award for ‘Best Established Developer’ at the AppStar international competition held in India.
The feat cements Vodafone Ghana’s place as the leader in innovation and a company that provides a platform for technological empowerment in Ghana’s Telecoms industry.
Leti Arts, developers of the app, ‘Africa’s Legends’, swept the global award in the ‘Best Established Developer’ category, beating Kenya, India, Tanzania and South Africa in the final.
The app developer participated in the competition having won in the same category at the Ghana event, which was held last year.
Another African app developer, ‘Guide Rig’ from Kenya won the ‘Start-up first’ award in the international competition.
For their prize, Leti Arts will receive an all-expense paid trip to the 2015 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona as well as an opportunity to meet and interact with Vodafone Group’s Senior Management team. Additionally, their app will be featured in Vodafone’s retail stores all over the world.
Julius Owusu-Kyerematen, Director of Strategy and Innovation at Vodafone Ghana said:
“We are absolutely thrilled that Leti Arts has been globally recognised as possessing the best developed mobile application at the international competition. We have always maintained that, as a company, we will continuously support unbridled creativity and innovation whiles consolidating our position as pioneers and leaders in the telecoms sector”.
Africa’s Legends is a superhero series developed by Leti Arts with a heavy influence of folklore and historic legends from across Africa.
The primary objective of the AppStar competition is to recognise and reward app developers in the mobile applications industry across the globe and, specifically, in key Vodafone markets.
This year’s Vodafone Ghana’s AppStar competition will commence in August, 2015 with the grand finale set to take place in December. It is generally opened to anyone with the capability to develop a cool app in any of the listed platforms – Blackberry, Android, J2ME, Windows Phone, iOS.