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Awards

The AfricaCom Awards

Recognising the brilliant contribution made by Africa's tech community.

Thanks to PCCW Global, AfricaCom Awards Founding Sponsor

CxO of the Year Award


WINNER: Aminata Kane, CEO at Orange, Sierra Leone

The CXO of the Year Award recognises the outstanding achievements of CEOs, CTOs, CIOs, CDOs and others in driving development across telecommunications in 'Digital Africa'.

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Enterprise CxO of the Year Award


The AfricaCom Enterprise CXO of the Year Award is back, recognising the outstanding achievements of CEOs, CTOs, CIOs, CDOs and others in driving development within the African enterprise space.

WINNER: William Anwana, Financial Officer - Corporate & Investment Banking At Sterling Bank Plc

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Female Innovator of the Year Award


WINNER: Aicha Touré, CEO at Orange Finances Mobiles Mali, who is committed to making financial services more inclusive and accessible to all.

This award recognises the outstanding achievements of women who are playing a crucial role in driving Africa towards the fourth industrial revolution, as well as underscore the need for increased gender parity within the industry.

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Most Innovative Product or Service Award


WINNER: PCCW Global: Console Connect

The Most Innovative Product or Service Award recognises a game-changing product or service that provided it’s target market with significant new opportunities for revenue growth or customer satisfaction.

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Last Mile Connectivity Award


WINNER: Vodacom Tanzania's Smart Kitochi, enabled by KaiOS

The Last Mile Connectivity Award recognises organisations and initiatives that have significantly increased access to reliable and affordable internet in underserved areas.

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COVID-19 Response Award


WINNER: Huawei: O&M AUTIN Grid-based Operations

The COVID-19 Response Award recognises organisations and initiatives that have successfully deployed technology solutions in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Changing Lives: Building a Better, More Inclusive, Digital World Award (sponsored by Intelsat)


WINNER: ERICSSON and MTN 5G launch in South Africa powered by Ericsson’s Core network

Changing Lives: Building a Better, More Inclusive, Digital World Award (sponsored by Intelsat)

This award, sponsored by Intelsat, recognises organisations and initiatives that have made a significant contribution to helping us build a more accessible and inclusive digital world.

Here's what happened in 2019


Watch our highlights video to see what happened at the 2019 Awards ceremony.