The long anticipated Forty Under 40 Africa awards were held on Sunday night at Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel in Accra Ghana.
This year’s awards had categories that covered a wide range of all the various sectors you can think of ranging from banking and finance, energy, family business, agriculture, theatre and arts, journalism, fashion, law, sports, event management, health, technology amongst others
Uganda was well represented by three individuals who included Humphrey Nabimanya of Reach A Hand Uganda, Bobi Wine and lastly Producer Matovu Ronald Ronie.
Muhumuza of Bryan Morel Publications who as well doubles as the director for the awards from Uganda stated that, year after year, we have seen outstanding individuals of trailblazers strive hard with dedication and perseverance by overcoming challenges and economic instability. These are the people we awarded.
Other winners from around the continent included, Shaky Timburwa (Zimbabwe), Nasonabwe Fuma (South Africa), Ronald Tagoe (Ghana), Amanda Ngcono (Zimbabwe), Christine Awuor Ogola (Kenya), Janatte Haddadi (Morroco), Kwanele Boltina (South Africa), Maged Maurice (Egypt), Pelumi Cato Foods (Nigeria) and Ruth Mueni (Kenya).
The Forty under 40 Africa Awards were set to identify, honor and celebrate a cross-section of the continent’s most influential and accomplished young business leaders under the age of forty from a wide range of industries we cover, who are committed to business growth, professional excellence, and community service and have risen up the ranks of their companies or industries at a relatively young age as a result of this.