SAN FRANCISCO, December 07, (THEWILL) –The 10th year anniversary edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) was held yesterday, 6th December at the prestigious Intercontinental Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Living up to its reputation as Africa’s biggest youth event, the awards hosted by multi-talented singer and producer, Dare Art-Alade and South Africa’s leading OAP, Bonang Matheba saw 11 outstanding young achievers, rewarded for their excellent work across the continent in different fields ranging from science and technology, business, entertainment, politics, to education.
The highlight of the evening which saw high-profile personalities including the Kaduna state governor, Nasir el-Rufai, Oby Ezekwesili, Mo Abudu, Tara Fela-Durotoye, and many more in attendance, was the presentation of awards to deserving winners from across Africa with Nigeria’s Philip Obaji Jnr. carting home the highly coveted prize for Young Person of the Year and YBNL’s Olamide winning TFAA Prize in Entertainment.
See below the full list of winners…
The Future Awards Africa Prize in Advocacy & Activism
Queen Baboloki (Botswana)
The Future Awards Africa Prize in Education
Lily Kudzro (Ghana)
The Future Awards Africa Prize in Enterprise Support
The Future Awards Africa Prize in Community Action
Kelvin Mutize (Zimbabwe)
The Future Awards Africa Prize in Technology
The Future Awards Africa Prize in Entertainment
Olamide “Badoo” Ayodeji (Nigeria)
The Future Awards Africa Prize in Agriculture
David Asiamah (Ghana)
The Tony O. Elumelu Prize in Business
Samuel Malinga (Uganda)
The Future Awards Africa Prize in Public Service
Emmanuel N. B. Flomo (Liberia)
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Young Person of the Year
Philip Obaji Jnr. (Nigeria)
Ford Foundation Prize for Youth Employment Category
See Pictures from the event below!