Bounce News App, Nigeria’s most exciting online news app, has been declared winner of the 2017 AppsAfrica Best News and Entertainment App Award .
The AppsAfrica awards ceremony, which was held in Cape Town, South Africa on November 6th, 2017, recognizes innovation in the tech ecosystem across Africa, and is supported by Mobile Monday South Africa and Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF).
The award adds to the growing collection of Bounce News’ laurels and also underlines the fast rising profile of the news app as Nigeria’s leading online news destination.
Bounce News Nigeria’s Head of Marketing, Modupe Ogunyemi along with Traffic Acquisition Manager, Tunde Ajetomobi, was there in the beautiful city of Cape Town to receive the award on behalf of Bounce news.
And in a short acceptance speech, she thanked the organizers for recognizing Bounce News Apps’ excellence in delivering personalized news to its users within Nigeria and across the world.
Ogunyemi also pledged that the platform will maintain the higher standards set in producing original news content while tailoring the App’s content to suit individual user preferences.
It is fitting to note that Bounce News is in line for another major international award, as it has been nominated for the World Architectural News Award. The WAN award is the largest international architecture award programme.
The WAN Festival, where winners will be decided comes up from November 15th to 17th, 2017 at the Arena Berlin in Germany.
Interestingly, these outpouring of accolades for Bounce, is coming less than eight months after it was established. And its growth has been attributed to its digital innovation and superior news gathering technique, which leverages artificial intelligence to provide Nigerians with personalised content.
Other nominees for the Best News and entertainment award are: Jokko Text (Senegal), Vodacom Music (South Africa), Vodacom Games (South Africa) and Sportsie (Nigeria).
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