Top 10 IOS Apps Developed in Africa for Africa

Africa has many innovative mobile app developers. Some of the apps developed in the region are highly competitive in the global market. African developers have explored all categories of apps including games, business, dating, music, education, news, and fitness among other categories. Most mobile apps are designed for specific platforms. Here are the top African IOS apps in the market.


The app enables users to locate the nearest health care facility near them. Users can also store their personal health that responders can use to assist them in case of a medical emergency.


Afrinolly app gives users access to the best African short films, movies, and trailers. Most of the films on the app are from Nollywood. The app is compatible with IOS devices as well as android, blackberry, and windows devices.


The app is designed to help users explore Cape Town. It has audio tours, offline maps, and GPS to help users tour Cape Town and its surroundings easily without a tour guide. The audio tours presenters include veteran broadcasters, professional tour guides, and locals among other presenters.

Kids First Aid

Parents and teachers need timely information to help kids in times of emergencies. The Kids First Aid app gives all the first aid tips that caregivers need to save the lives of children. The South African app was awarded as the MTN Business App in 2013.


Suba is a Ghanaian app that enables users to create group photo albums. Friends can use the app to create a group photo stream. Members can add photos to the album and invite other members to add new photos.

Safari tales

The Kenyan IOS app targets children with its fun games and mini stories. Users have many Safari animals to play around with and create new stories. Parents can use the app to help their children learn new words or improve their narration skills. Kids learn new facts about the featured safari animals as well.


Vula is a South African app designed for medical professionals. Users can send and receive referrals for specialized treatment. Medical professionals receive notifications of new referrals with their medical information. They can assess the referred cases and make an informed decision on whether to attend to the patients or not.


Accessing cleaning services is sometimes a challenge for busy homeowners. Domestly was designed to help users locate trusted cleaners. Users have access to more than 500 cleaners and can call the cleaners at the most convenient time.


Ethiopian Calendar or EtCal app helps users to track all the holidays and important dates in Ethiopia. The app shows major Orthodox fasts and feasts, national holidays, Muslim holidays, and all major international holidays. EtCal is a great asset to tourists who wish to travel to Ethiopia.


The app allows users to make international calls to African countries at cheap rates. Users keep in touch with their friends and family through uninterrupted and affordable calls. Users must sign into the AfricallShop app to buy cheaper credit for their international calls.

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Joel Ngugi

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