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2014 African Achievers Awards, Presidential Banquet Hall, State House, Accra Ghana.
The annual African Achievers Awards was hosted this year the 28th of February 2014 at the State House Banquet Hall, Accra Ghana. This year’s event drew recipients from all over the continent of Africa who are making a tremendous difference in Africa. The event which was anchored by Bloomberg Tv personality Savannah Nightingale and ‘Nigeria’s Got Talent Host’ Andrea Blaze Henshaw was kicked off with the singing of Ghana’s national Anthem which was led by the Ghana Group- Rythms. This ushered in a series of performances, first a speech was made on behalf of the Principal Partner African Achievers Award Tonye Rex Idaminabo by Amb. David James Egwu (Director for Public and Government communication for AAA) an Opera performance by Blessing an Opera Singer, a soul performance
The First African
Achievers Awards was Presented to Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu Right during his 80th Birthday celebration Hosted by Kings College
(King's College London is one of the top 30 universities in the world (2012/13 QS international world rankings), and was The Sunday Times 'University of the Year 2010/11', and the fourth
oldest in England.
A research-led university based in the heart of London, King's has more than
25,000 students from nearly 140 countries, and more than 6,500 employees.)The dinner at the College’s Strand Campus on Friday evening 21 October brought together former principals, colleagues, fellows, alumni and friends, including. Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, to honour the Nobel Peace Laureate and former Archbishop of Cape Town, who took his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in theology at King’s in the 1960s.
On Wednesday 22 February 2012, Kings College London hosted the African Achievers Awards Ceremony. The African Achievers Awards honour distinguished individuals, charities, institutions, entrepreneurs and philanthropists from across the globe who have invested in building a stronger Africa. In front of dignitaries, including the Deputy Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Hon. Khuphe, Chief (Mrs) Fifi Ekanem Ejindu, Lagos State Deputy Governor Hon. Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire and Richard Taylor OBE, the father of Damilola Taylor, awards were bestowed in categories ranging from ‘Excellence in Leadership’, awarded to his Excellency Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola of Lagos State, to the President of Malawi Hon Joyce Banda, to ‘African Woman of the Year’, won by Justina Mutale, whose organisation Positive Runway raises awareness about the spread of HIV and AIDS.
The youngest award winner of the evening was rising sports star and British Under 10s Tennis Champion Michael Mhangani who won the ‘Young Achiever’ category, whilst the Children of Songea Trust were awarded ‘Charity Organisation of the Year’ for their work with communities in Tanzania to deliver education, health and livelihoods programmes. The Deputy Prime Minister of Zimbabwe, Rt. Hon. Thokozani Khuphe, commented during her acceptance speech for the award for ‘Women Empowerment and Democracy’ that the accolade was ‘a strong statement to the world about women’s contribution’ to society and leadership and it was a ‘true celebration of women in every aspect of life, as mothers, workers and leaders’.
2013 Edition of The AfricanAchievers Awards, 23rd February , Hilton Hotel, Nairobi.
Every year African Achievers Awards has been awarding Notable individusls for achievements in community development, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Sports, Entertainment, and Education etc.
The 2013 Edition Award ceremony was Held in Hilton Hotel Nairobi, Kenya on the23rd of February 2013. And the theme for the Award year was ‘The Future is Africa’. Notable African’s who won the Award includes; Late Prof. Atta Mills former President of Ghana who won a Posthumous Award for Excellence in Leadership and the Ghana High Commissioner to Kenya received his Award on his behalf.Other recipients include Dr Rilwanu Lukman...more
THE AFRICAN ACHIEVERS ANNUAL LECTURE & PRESS CONFERENCE at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel, 225 Edgware Road, London W2, on Wednesday 31st October 2012
If you missed THE AFRICAN ACHIEVERS ANNUAL LECTURE & PRESS BRIEFING WHICH took place at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel, 225 Edgware Road, London W2, on Wednesday 31st October 2012 from 5.30 p.m. – 8.00 p.m. You
check highlights from this link below.
African Achievers Awards (AAA) is a canonical strive of praise for Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Community builders and those who have efficiently contributed in the rising of Africa; with great courage and utility we sincerely wish to identify and appraise the brave hearts that uphold the nations of Africa.