MTN Ayoba Hackaton 2021 Crowns ‘Academy App’ As The Ultimate Winner

After months of enormous grooming and all night preparation by the shortlisted qualifiers of the just ended Ayoba Hackaton 2021, “Academy App” developed by Prince Owusu has been crowned the ultimate winner.

The search for the brilliant app idea was a tough journey from the 271 applicants to the final stage winding down to the best of the best. The Academy App developer; Prince Owusu shared mixed feelings about his victory with


According to Prince, tireless works behind the pc was really worth this opportunity. He said moving forward, he is looking at improving on his application and working with MTN Ghana to help transform the Ghana education system with a smarter way of learning.

The zeal to solve the everyday hustle of people’s ability to access educational facilities triggered Prince to come up with such a brilliant idea. The Academy App deserves an awesome remark just like the competing apps in this project.

The top 5 apps who qualified for the grande finale include Request; A petty cash solutions app for organisations, Stride; A reliable delivery service app, Amalyia; A food rating and recommendation based on the users’ location, Academy; A smart learning platform for students and UNLOQR; A game rewarding app.

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3 out of the top 5 finalists; Academy, Amaylia and Stride apps won the 1st position (GHS 20,000.00), 2nd position (GHS 10,000.00) and 3rd position (GHS 8,000.00) respectively. All apps who participated would however be given the opportunity to leverage on the MTN database by being hosted on the Ayoba Super App.


All participants expressed their gratitude towards the growth trajectory and building future with MTN Ghana towards promoting tech in Ghana.

The future of tech seems promising if we have such events supporting young people in the space.

See photos from the event below:

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