15 countries have been shortlisted as finalists for the 2018 edition.

The qualified teams are as follows:

BURKINA FASO:
1. Djibril Pierre Clavair PAMOUSSO "Application A2M"
2.Elbachir Bash Ouedraogo "Helper Trade"
CAMEROUN:
1. Foku Bertin "WhatsNear Application"
2. Teugmo Pavel Durent "Liludo Application"
COTE D’IVOIRE:
1.Tidiane Diakite "Application pour le climat et l'agriculture"
2.Mamadou DOUMBIA Junior "Mobeele"
MALAWI:
1.DENNIS S. IMAAN "ZOVALA"
2.Yusuf Chimole "Application Lync eShop"
MAURICE: 
1. Maunthrooa Lavnish/ Yashvi Paupiah "Consommateurs"
2.Umar Waliyullah "Application de compagnon de voyage" 
SENEGAL:
1.Thierno Souleymane AGNE "Application E-connectAgri"
2. Diatta Jacob "Taxibokko Application"
TUNISIE:
1.Firas Karbous/Ayoub Selmi AFRI'ART
2.Moez Mehri/Khalil Yamoun
3.Slim Ben Chaabane
GABON:
1.Laurain ESSONO NGOUA "Application Counter Victor"
LIBERIA:
1. Hassan Saah "App du marché libérien"
MAURITANIE:
1.Moustapha Djimera “Iwanga”
RDC:
1.Mikael Azaria "Achetez pour vous"
TCHAD:
1. Mahamat Nour Ali "Application MamaAfrica"

The winners were

  1. Moustapha Djimera “Iwanga” of Mauritania
  2. Thierno Souleymane AGNE “Application E-connectAgri” of senegal
  3. Diatta Jacob “Taxibokko Application” of senegal

But basically everyone wins.