BY EMEKA AGINAM
Efforts to retool software in Nigeria to fit the global market have started yielding expected results as Malaria Destroyer Game (MDG) , a highly Innovative Technology App developed by Mobile Software Solutions to fight the Malaria Pandemic in Africa and the rest of the world has been selected as one of the 454 App games to compete at the UN-based World Summit Award Mobile scheduled for Abu Dhabi, UAE February, 2015.
MDG app was developed by the immediate past President of Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria, ISPON, Chris Uwaje.
The World Summit Award mobile is an UN-based initiative that selects and showcase world’s best mobile content to bridge the digital gap and put UN-WSIS targets into action.
For the contest’s winners, WSA-mobile is a chance to raise global awareness for their products and to enter the international stage. Those projects that will come out on top of the Jury’s decision will be invited to the WSA-mobile winner’s Event taking place from February 1st to 3rd 2015 in Abu Dhabi. The event will host an exhibition, offering WSA-Winners a platform to present their services and projects to potential partners and investors.
However, the events will include keynotes from renowned experts as well as conferences, summits, forums, roundtables, vision panels, and strategy workshops, turning Abu Dhabi into the hot spot of the mobile world.
Salzburg and other an international jury of renowned IT experts and industry leaders have started evaluation of the world’s best mobile content in this year’s nominated products.
Accordingly, members of the Jury come from all continents and have backgrounds in the creative industries, telecommunication, advertising, journalism and research,