7-11 November 2022
Africa Tech Festival Awards 2021
Thank you to all the innovative companies who entered and made the shortlist this year! Please scroll down to see the 2021 winners...
Africa Tech Festival Awards 2021 are proud to be sponsored by PCCW Global, a leading communications service provider, offering the latest mobility, voice and data solutions to multinational enterprises, telecommunications partners, cloud and application service providers.
Congratulations to all of our winners!
Connectivity Project of the Year Award
This award celebrates the network providers and services going above-and-beyond to provide connectivity in an environment where demand has never been higher, and broadband has become a lifeline for access to education & economic activity.
Winner: Mauritius Telecom
Most Innovative Product or Service Award
This Award recognises a game-changing product or service that has provided it's target market with significant new opportunities for revenue growth or customer satisfaction.
Winners: Mauritius Telecom and Huawei
CXO of the Year Award
'The CXO of the Year Award' is back for 2021 - recognising the outstanding achievements of CEOs, CTOs, CIOs, CDOs and others in driving development within the African tech space.
Winner: Brelotte BA, CEO, Orange Mali
Building a Better, More Inclusive, Digital World Award
This award recognises organisations and initiatives that have made a significant contribution to helping us build a more accessible and inclusive digital world.
Female Innovator of the Year Award
It's time to celebrate female achievement and contribution to technology, media & telecoms this year. This award will recognise the outstanding achievements of women who are playing a crucial role in African technology and telecommunications.
Winner: Diana Wilson, CEO, Yielding Accomplished African Women.
Africa’s Rising Star Award
New for 2021, the Africa's Rising Star Awards has been launched to celebrate the emerging talent in African tech - recognising and identifying future leaders and disruptors.
Winner: Tobi Lafihan, Co Founder, Venture for Africa
Green ICT Champion
New for 2021, the Green ICT Champion of the Year Award will celebrate the individual or organisation leading on the development and integration of sustainable energy solutions.
Fintech Innovation of the Year Award
New for 2021, The Fintech Innovation of the Year Award recognises the organisation, project or individual who has disrupted the African Fintech space.
Winner: OtangU - Eat Now Pay Later