• Recognizing and Rewarding Africa's Exceptional Entrepreneurs

    Are you a high performing African entrepreneur with a track record of business excellence and high social impact? Do you share our core belief that business is development and that entrepreneurship is the key to Africa’s economic resurgence?




Nomination Categories

Lifetime Achievement Award
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Transformational Business Award
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Outstanding Mature Business Award
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Outstanding Growing Business Award
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Social Entrepreneur Category
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2014 Nominations Open!

The African Leadership Network has launched the 2014 Awards process. Nominations and applications are open. To nominate an exceptional African entrepreneur or to enter your business into the 2014 competition, CLICK HERE.

The 2014 Awards gala will be held in Kigali, Rwanda in November 2014 during the African Leadership Network's fifth annual gathering.

2013 Finalists

The Africa Awards team has conducted research and outreach across the continent searching for entrepreneurs with the most innovative, sustainable, scalable, and impactful businesses. We are proud to present our 2013 Finalists.


2013 Judges Panel

Robyn Calder

Director, Programme Development, ELMA Philanthropies

Vincent Le Guennou

Co-CEO, Emerging Capital Partners

Kofo Akinkugbe

Managing Director & CEO, Secure ID Nigeria Ltd.
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We have our winners! African Leadership Network announces 5 winners for the 2013 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship

Oct 11, 2013

Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship: the 2013 winners (Ventureburn)

Oct 11, 2013

Winners of the Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship 2013 (The Guardian)

Oct 11, 2013
Winners including Interswitch and QuantumNet represent some of Africa's most innovative companies

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