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52 Innovations from Africa shortlisted for HiiL’s 2016 Innovating Justice Challenge

July 29, 2016 · 2 min read
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The yearly Innovating Justice Challenge to help fund the brightest ideas and businesses centred on access to justice has finally released the shortlisted innovations of 2016.

This years challenge has 15 innovations from West Africa, 25 innovations from East Africa, 8 innovations from South Africa, 3 innovations from North Africa and 1 innovation from East Africa and 17 innovations Ukraine shortlisted.

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West Africa:

Insurance Manager AppKRTOON AFRIKA ACADEMYSwiftLawJust LandAnthonyRhodes: A B2B platform, Adding Value to Families and BusinessesCashMadamIdentifying Fake Lawyers in the Nigerian Legal SystemHouseFly LawyerNew Voices Sustain Community Based Paralegal and Village MediatorsMoh Ni Bah (Platform for registration of rural births via mobile and SMS)FreshmarteIP ConquestAssistance for formalization of SMEs from informal sectorJust4her – Justice for Rape VictimsLive Better Daily—Family Series

East Africa:

Deepdive Startups EcosystemBYTELEXJ2PLawyers 4 Farmers: Promoting Farmer EntrepreneurshipSautiJAGA BOXPeople`s Saver (PSaver)PuliidaMobile Legal AidJuriBizBarazaMy WakiliUwakili: Legal Made EasyFamiLawKnownAfrique Law AppAll that LegalCLAB Legal Aid ClinicsDelivering Justice to Women in Tanzania’s Informal SectorBMData – Birth, marriage, Death management systemFarmingBay — Reducing risks involved in contract farming and international trade of farm productsSlumfighters InternationalFAmaliAEmpowering Families to Access Justice Project (EFAJ-P)Quest! Social Networking PlatformBust A Nerve

South Africa:

The Citizen Justice NetworkSME FRAUD PREVENTION- FRAUD INTELLIGENCE SHARING SYSTEMOrigin SystemsLegal Network AfricaBusiness M+Legal LegendsHuman Rights Watch Mobile ApplicationAccess to Justice for Children

North Africa:

AfrikwityInheritance Division PlatformEmergency Wearable

Middle East:

Legal Advice Middle East – Online Legal Services Marketplace

Ukraine:

Legal comThe first exchange of intellectual productsLegal_IT_BotLegal alarmOpen-LexProoFactLegalUpUkrainian Hopes & Ambitions Legal LoopThe International Arbitration and Cryptography CentreCourt mobile applicationDomjurista.uaInformation Ukrainian Justice MapProzorro — Legal support for public procurement OnlineAELITA PSA Law Firm EcoSystemCorruption – fighting toolsBITLEXRate Your Judge App

These innovations will continue to work on their profiles until next week, when the voting campaign will begin online. The voting will begin on Wednesday 3rd, August at 00:01 GMT +2 (Netherlands time) and will end at 23:59 GMT +2 (Netherlands time) on Monday 15th, August.

Based on the voting and on expert advice, the top 2 vote recipients in Family Justice; the top 2 vote recipients in SME Empowerment; the top 2 Ukrainian general legal tech; and the top non-Ukrainian general legal tech will all become semi-finalists automatically as a result of their hard work in the voting round.

To support an innovation, visit the HiiL Innovative Justice website.

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