Bounce News nominated for Monday’s award in Cape Town
Bounce News app, a Nigerian online news platform, has been shortlisted for the annual AppAfrica.com Innovation Awards and the World Architectural News (WAN) Award holding on Monday, November 6 in Cape Town, South Africa.
The award, which is in recognition of its innovation and impact on the digital media space, follows its recent recognition as Nigeria’s most downloaded news app on Google Playstore.
Mobile Monday South Africa and Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) are supporting the award in the tech ecosystem across Africa.
The WAN award, the largest international architecture award programme, provides nominees and winners with global publicity, recognition and networking with over 300 leaders in Africa’s tech ecosystem.
Meanwhile, the WAN Festival holds from November 15 to 17 at the Arena in Berlin, Germany.
The growth of Bounce News’ has been attributed to its digital innovation and superior newsgathering technique, which allows it to provide Nigerians with personalised content, while transforming the experience of consuming news online by streamlining the clutter of excess information.
The app functions optimally in communities with poor Internet access and on smartphones with low data.
According to its General Manager, Goodluck Ikporo, the platform has achieved a lot since its launch in March this year because it delivers relevant stories tailored to empower its consumers.
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