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The Future Awards Africa 2015 unveils full list of winners

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Young Person of the Year, Philip Obaji Jnr
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Young Person of the Year, Philip Obaji Jnr

The 10th year anniversary edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) which held, Monday, December 7, at the prestigious Intercontinental Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos, lived up to its billing 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 was the presentation of awards to deserving winners from all across Africa with Nigeria’s Philip Obaji Jnr. taking home The Future Awards Africa Prize for Young Person of the Year.

Ford Foundation, Ukinebo Dare   Winner
Ford Foundation, Ukinebo Dare Winner

The event was attended by high-profile personalities including the Kaduna state governor, Nasir el-Rufai, Oby Ezekwesili, Mo Abudu, Tara Fela-Durotoye, and more.

See below the full list of winners and their profiles:

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

Olufunbi Falayi (Nigeria)

The Future Awards Africa Prize in Community Action

Kelvin Mutize (Zimbabwe)

The Future Awards Africa Prize in Technology

Rasheeda Mandeeya Yehuza (Ghana)

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

Ukinebo Dare

The Future Awards Africa 2015 – celebrating 10 years! – was powered by RED and UBA.

The award is held in partnership with the British High Commission, Ford Foundation, Microsoft, the US Consulate, the Canadian High Commission, Sterling Bank and The Tony Elumelu Foundation.

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