All winners of the MTN Apps Challenge Season 5 and their Projects

At the MTN Apps challenge v5.0 finale, brilliant innovators & App developers took home amazing prizes including cash for the fantastic projects they submitted in the with Razak Issaka emerging the overall winner.

The MTN Apps Challenge has become one of the standing app challenges most developers in Ghana look forward to, each year.

This year’s MTN Apps Challenge V5.0 event received participants from Senior High Schools, Tertiary Institutions and freelancers who submitted projects in the categories of mobile apps, Internet of Things (IoT), and animated videos.

The ultimate winner – ALUTA took home GHS 20,000, and 4G devices whilst the other category winners each took home GHS 10,000 and 4G devices.

Here are all the winners of the MTN Apps Challenge Season 5:

Category Winning Project Developer(s)
Mobile App (Lifestyle) SARIO Ronald Tagoe, Derrick Lamptey, Dominic Kepomey, Joseph Kiipo, Pascal Okyere Adomako
Mobile App (Business) TRANSGOV Jerry Akanyi-King, Kennedy Anyinatoe
Mobile App (Games & Entertainment) ATSU Andy Korshie-Sherie
Mobile App (Education) Memoria Elohor Thomas, Ehiaghe Aigiomawu
Internet of Things Smart Traffic Control System Ayatullah Zakaria
Animations ALUTA – Man Must Chop Razak Issaka
Best Female Project KayaApp Naomi Kokuro

Details of the Winning Projects at the MTN Apps Challenge Season 5


The Sario app was developed by Ronald Tagoe, Derrick Lamptey, Dominic Kepomey, Joseph Kiipo and Pascal Okyere Adomako.

Sario is a platform that allows content creators to run a content subscription service, provide exclusive experiences to their subscriber and get paid.

Redefining the crowdfunding model; helping more creators monetize their craft and raise funds for their projects.


TRANSGOV was developed by Jerry Akanyi-King and Kennedy Anyinatoe.

It is a mobile application that enables citizens to report community problems without needing to know the specific agency responsible for resolving such problems.

Citizens can track the progress of their report and give feedback to the relevant agencies.


Andy Korshie-Sherie developed the ATSU app. Atsu is a top-down logic puzzle solving game that allows kids to learn the basics of logic and problem-solving in a fun and entertaining way.

This game is meant to allow everyone to see how fun it is to solve problems logically.


Memoria was developed by Elohor Thomas and Ehiaghe Aigiomawu both of who are MEST 2018 Engineers.

Memoria is an AI Voice Assistant that helps students learn academic subjects using Gamified Quiz.

Smart Traffic Control System

This project in the Internet of Things Category and was developed by Ayatullah Zakaria.

Smart Traffic Control System utilizes computer vision for a more efficient traffic control. Vehicle flow and waiting times will then be automatically determined and assigned to each lane based on the vehicular density.

ALUTA – Man Must Chop

The overall winner of the 2018 MTN Apps Challenge, Man Must Chop is an exciting story of an ambitious and energetic young man called Aluta who is simply trying to find himself as he ‘hustles’ through the hard streets of Accra.

As a man of many ‘talents’, he is constantly trying out different jobs all in his endless attempt to discover what he is best at. The app was developed by Razak Issaka.


Winner of the new Best Female Project, KayaApp was developed by Naomi Kokuro.

KayaApp is a grocery shopping service mobile app that connects shoppers with groomed Kayayei (head potters).

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