12 Mobile Apps That Are Saving Lives In Africa

Written by Peter Pedroncelli

Technology has an important role to play in African daily life, and in fact, some mobile apps that have been created contribute to saving lives.

Mobile apps are easily accessible, often free or cost-effective, and can be used on the go.

Whether helping to enhance healthcare, assist with security or summon law enforcement, the mobile apps on this list have been designed specifically to deal with challenges and assist African communities with crucial elements of their lives.

Here are 12 mobile apps that are saving lives in Africa.

Sources: CNBCAfrica, Newsdeeply, IBTimesITNewsAfrica, CBC.