20 Amazingly Innovative Apps Created By Black Developers



SlimTrader enables users to carry out e-commerce transactions, like buying or paying for goods and services via SMS or WAP.

“By enabling purchases via mobile, SlimTrader hopes to relieve the burden associated with everyday transactions,” the company says.

The app is ideal for users struggling with cash or bank payments and it is easy to use.



Black History Milestones

Founders Blue Sodium Corp., Nnanna Obuba and Chidi Oparah created Black History Milestones, an app that presents a collection of important milestones in African-American history that aim to educate and inspire you. If you enjoy history, specifically Black history, you’ll like that this app will serve as a daily reminder of the rich history of African-Americans.




Developed by Kola Studios, Matatu is a two-player card game originating from Uganda. The goal is to play all the cards before your opponent does.

It is a lot harder than it sounds because there are many opportunities for opponents to ruffle a few feathers.

Luckily, the app comes with a set of rules and an explanation on how to play the game so new players will quickly understand.




Along with supporting local businesses, shoppers should have no problem paying for goods in a convenient way. MPAYER helps users manage their cash and mobile money payments.

“MPAYER is tailored for businesses and organizations that would like to accept and manage cash and/or mobile money payments with [the] need for real-time customer feedback,” the site says. The app lets users accept payments in real-time, giving customer feedback, and integrates into any financial system in real-time. “We just make your business faster and your customers happier,” it adds.