Sara Nana Yeboah
Sara Nana Yeboah

The Africa Youth Awards, an annual award scheme to recognise the hard work of young Africans is pleased to announce the deserved honourees of its first edition.

Sara Nana Yeboah
Sara Nana Yeboah

Launched in 2014, application for nominations were open through the media which prompted young people from across 15 African countries to nominate young change makers who are changing the destiny and course of the African continent through amazing initiatives.

After several weeks of consultation between the team and nominees; they were asked to submit detailed information of themselves and organisations they represent in order to provide evidence for the works they are doing on the continent.

To read detailed profile of winners of the first edition of the Africa Youth Awards below,kindly visit www.africanviewpointjpurnal.com.These young people work across disciplines, at the forefront of their fields.
The Africa Youth Awards is an inspired initiative from African Achievers Awards.

1) Young Male Personality Ashish Thakkar Uganda
2) Young Female Personality Sara Nana Yeboah Ghana
3) Special Award Natalie Du Toit South African
4) Tertiary Institutionof the Year Ashesi University Ghana
5) Students Association AIESEC Africa
6) NGO of the Year The Mara Foundation Uganda
7) Young Entrepreneur Israella Kafui Mansu Ghana
8) Public Servantof the Year Amira Elmissiry Nigeria
9) Excellence in Leadership Aya Chebbi Tunisia
10) Excellence in Governance Kamayirese Germaine Rwanda
11) TV Show of the Year CNN African StartUp Africa
12) Media Excellence Cyrille Guel Burkina Faso
13) Literary Awards Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Nigeria
14) Film Maker of the year Mark Wambui Kenya
15) Fashion Iconof the Year Lupita Nyongo Kenya
16) Sports Personality Yacime Brahimi Algeria
17) Sports Teamof the Year U19 Cricket Team South Africa
18) Conference of the Year Success Africa Ghana
19) Grass Root Transformation Grandson Shipangula Zambia
20) Advocate of the Year Queen Baboloki- Kgeresi Botswana

The winners and organisations will be featured in a TIME BREAKING DOCUMENTARY on Africa dubbed THE AFRICAN ENGINE as the strategistsempowering the economic and human development of Africa.
The Documentary will be featured on YouTube and Television Stations across the globe with the purpose to promote the works this young people under 35 are doing.

On behalf of the Board and Team I congratulate them on this feat and hope they would continue to be a great inspiration to young Africans across the world.

Source
Akpah Prince
Founder, Africa Youth Awards
[email protected]

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