Elizabeth Ntonjira (Kenya)

By |January 1st, 2019|

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Communications Manager, IBM, West, Eastern & Central Africa 2018 Africa Youth Awards WinnerLeaders of the Year

Elizabeth (Lizz) Ntonjira is currently the IBM Communication Manager
for Central, East and West Africa leading external communication
activities supporting business issues of major consequence

Ato Ulzen-Appiah (Ghana)

By |January 1st, 2019|

Director, GhanaThink Foundation
2018 Africa Youth Awards Winner
African Youth Of the Year (MALE)

Ato Ulzen-Appiah is a consultant, (social) entrepreneur, manager,
social media champion and blogger. He hails from Elmina, grew up in
Kumasi and lives in Accra. A notable alumni

Amon Sheefeni Namundjebo (Namibia)

By |January 1st, 2019|

Founding Manager, Amon Security Services 2018 Africa Youth Awards WinnerEntrepreneur of the Year

A young, driven entrepreneur employs 321 people today in almost every
town of Namibia. Amon Namundjebo started a security company with one
security guard in Oshikango in 2008,

Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan (Gambia)

By |January 1st, 2019|

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Coordinator , Africans Rising Movement 2018 Africa Youth Awards WinnerAdvocate of the Year

Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan is a  human rights activist who organised
widespread protests to get long Gambia dictator Yaya Jammeh to step down
is one of the Co-Movement Coordinators

Ato Ulzen-Appiah & Buumba Malambo Voted 2018 African Youths of the Year

By |January 1st, 2019|

After weeks of public voting, winners of the 5th
edition of Africa’s most coveted award for young achievers, Africa Youth Awards
have been announced.

In commemoration of its
5th edition, the awards announced only 5 categories which featured 60 nominees
from 28 countries across Africa

Buumba Malambo (Zambia)

By |January 1st, 2019|

Director, Buumba Malambo Foundation 2018 Africa Youth Awards Winner African Youth Of the Year (Female

Buumba is the youngest female MP to be elected as council member. She
lives in her ward in the rural areas of zambia, despite being

2018 Africa Youth Awards Nominees Announced

By |December 13th, 2018|

Africa Youth Awards, the continent’s most coveted award for young people has announced nominees for the 5th edition of the award.

The nominees which features 60 young people across 5 categories were selected from 23 African countries for their outstanding works

2017 Africa Youth Awards Winners

By |October 20th, 2018|

African Youth of the Year (Female) – Farida Nabourema (Togo)
African Youth of the Year (Male) – Kwame Antwi-Agyei Opoku – Idea Factory Africa (Ghana)
Award for Academics – Ngozi Marion Emmanuel – Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State

2018 100 Most Influential Young Africans Announced

By |September 4th, 2018|

100 young achievers from 26 African countries have been announced by Africa Youth Awards as part of the 2018 list of 100 Most Influential Young Africans.

The annual prestigious list which was launched in 2016 and currently in its third year

Winners Announced For 2017 Africa Youth Awards

By |January 1st, 2018|

Africa Youth Awards, the continent’s most coveted awards for young people have announced the winners of its 2017 awards, which engaged over 140 shortlisted nominees, and received another record voting participation from over 145 countries across the globe.

Nominees spanned across