Mobile Apps in Africa News: #62

AFRICA APP AUTHORITY: Top 15 Most Popular Android Apps in Africa

Mobile app development in Africa has been dominated by the use of household names such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, SnapChat and recently TikTok. In the past 2 to 3 years, developers based in African countries have sought to address the daily issues faced by locals by developing need-based apps that address the issues faced by their communities. Below is a list of the top 15 Android Mobile Apps ranked by Google Play Store downloads, relevance and quality of product.


App Name: Esoko

GP Downloads: 100+

Developer: Esoko

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App name: .iCow

GP Downloads: 1,000+

Developer: Green Dreams Tech Ltd

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App Name: WumDrop

GP Downloads: 1,000+

Developer: WumDrop

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App Name: Africa Travel Guide

GP Downloads: 5,000+

Developer: Tom’s Apps, LLC

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App Name: TourCMR: Tour Cameroon

GP Downloads: 5,000+

Developer: Nchimsy Teq

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App Name: EDSports: Score Prediction

GP Downloads: 5,000+

Developer: EZ Man Digital

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App Name: Vula Mobile

GP Downloads: 10,000+

Developer: Mafami Pty Ltd

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App Name: Leti Arts

GP Downloads: 12,000+

Developer: Leti Arts

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App Name: Voicemap

GP Downloads: 50,000+

Developer: AudioGuide

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App Name: SnapnSave

GP Downloads: 100,000+

Developer: SnapnSave SA

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App Name: EtCal

GP Downloads: 500,000+

Developer: Elias Haileselassie

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App Name: Chipper Cash

GP Downloads: 1,000,000+

Developer: Critical Ideas, Inc.

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App Name: M-Pesa

GP Downloads: 1,000,000+

Developer: Safaricom Limited

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App Name: iROKOtv

GP Downloads: 1,000,000+

Developer: iROKO

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App Name: 2Go 

GP Downloads: 5,000,000+

Developer: 2go Interactive

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This list is specific to Android Mobile Apps developed in Africa and ranked by Google Play Store downloads, relevance and quality of product. Which one is your favorite? Did we miss any? Comment below.

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