Girl Power! Tiwa Savage, Joselyn Dumas, Pearl Thusi & More Nominated For African Women Awards 2016

Tiwa Savage
Tiwa Savage

 

Let’s here it for the girls! The nominees for the 2016 African Women Awards are out and our strong African queens including Yvonne Nelson, Tiwa Savage, Pearl Thusi , Joselyn Dumas among a host others have all bagged themselves a nomination.

Joselyn Dumas
Joselyn Dumas

The South Africa women on the other hand seem to be in the lead with over ten nominations. Impressive right? The event is scheduled to place on December 3, 2016 but in the mean time, check out the full the list of nominees below:

  1. Entertainment & Art

Creative Visionary Award

Nominees:

  • Danai Gurira ( Zimbabwe)
  • Pamela Samasuwo-Nyawiri (Zimbabwe)
  • Chimamanda Ngozi Achiche  (Nigeria)

Media Excellence Award

Nominees:

  • Susan Makore (Zimbabwe)
  • Joselyn Dumas (Ghana)
  • Pearl Thusi (South Africa)

Star Power Award

Nominees:

  • Terry Pheto (South Africa)
  • Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
  • Yvonne Nelson (Ghana)

Promising Personality Award

Nominees:

  • Nomzamo Mbatha (South Africa)
  • Adama Ndiaye (Senegal)
  • Menna Shalaby (Egypt)

Living Legend Award

  • Connie Ferguson (South Africa)
  • Omotola Jalade Ekeinde (Nigeria)
  • Basetsana Kumalo (South Africa)

 

 

2. Business & Enterprise

Dynamic Start-up Business Award

Nominees:

  • Kasope Ladipo-Ajai (Nigeria)
  • Lucinda Ockhuizen (Namibia)
  • Cheurombo Pswarayi ( Zimbabwe)

Business Achievement Award

Nominees:

  • Dr Dambisa Moyo (Zambia)
  • Njeri Rionge (Kenya)
  • Isis Nyongo (Kenya)

Living Legacy Award

Nominees:

  • Pearl Kupe (South Africa)
  • Salwa Akhannouch ( Morocco)
  • Divine Ndhlukula ( Zimbabwe)

Industry Excellence Award

Nominees:

  • Farah Fortune (South Africa)
  • Lynette Magasa  (South Africa)
  • Koo Govender (South Africa)

Young Entrepreneurial Spirit Award

Nominees:

  • Brenda Katswesigye (Uganda)
  • Dananai Chapunza (Zimbabwe)
  • Bayanda Gumeda and Buhle Mabanga

 

3. Community & Politics

Young Change Maker Award

Nominees:

  • Ruth Nabembezi (Uganda)
  • Kamdem Magne Roseline (Cameroon)
  • Nancy SIBO (Rwanda)

Grass Roots Impact Award

Nominees:

  • Nyasha E Mugwagwa (Zimbabwe)
  • Precious Ropafadzo Chiduku (Zimbabwe)
  • Ini Usanga (Nigeria)

Social Humanitarian Award

Nominees:

  • Stella Dongo (Zimbabwe)
  • Nothemba Kula (South Africa)
  • Cynthia Adaeze Onwuchuruba (Nigeria)

Living Legend Awards

Nominees:

  • Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila ( Namibia)
  • Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka ( South Africa)
  • Her Excellency Ameenah Gurib (Mauritius)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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