DISCOVER THE 10 WINNERS OF DLA’S THIRD EDITION!
On April 30th, the 10 winning projects of Digital Lab Africa’s third edition have been revealed on DLA social media! After interviewing all the 30 finalists, the selection committees’ members have selected the 10 winners of this year’s edition of DLA accelerator programme.
Among 500 applications, 10 creatives from South Africa, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Mali, and Ghana stood out for their talent, their creativity and their ability to defend their ideas.
AND THE DLA#3 WINNERS ARE…
Ringa Mzansi by Lwazi Msipha (South Africa)
Uzi by Naddya Adhiambo Oluoch-Olunya -Kenya)
Swaggify by Marvin Madyara (Zimbabwe)
Sunkambe, by Shaka Ramulifho (South Africa)
Mancala Plus by Setriakor Nyomi (Ghana)
Precious Cargo by Simone Beneke-Graham, Shannon Bennetts, Rowan Brough & Niall Graham (South Africa)
TRVLR by Komborerai Chapfika (Zimbabwe)
The Afrocyborg VR Film Collective by Shmerah Passchier & The Afrcyborg Collective (South Africa)
Cartographie des régions musicales du Mali by Tiécoura N’Daou (Mali)
Re/Member Your Descendants by Xabiso Vili (South Africa)
The 10 winners get a R42,000 cash prize and a tailored-made incubation programme to accelerate their project development with mentorship by French & Sub-Saharan creative industries experts, a residence period in France within a digital cluster/hub, and participation at industry events in France and/or in Sub-Saharan African region.
DLA AUDIENCE AWARD
Baba, by Justus Macharia (Kenya)
With 501 votes out of 3329
Chosen by Internet users on DLA voting platform (www.vote.digilabafrica.com), Justus wins a special prize (the DLA Audience Award) including an invitation to one of the DLA industry events in France or in Sub-Saharan Africa.