The Africa Digital Awards part of the Africa Digital Festival has officially opened nominations for the 2nd edition of the Awards.
The awards ceremony seeks to honour and celebrate Africa’s Digital Excellence by recognizing organizations and individuals across the continent who are leveraging digital to make significant contributions.
The event which started in 2019 as a stand-alone event to celebrate the Ghanaian Digital Ecosystem rebranded to focus on the continent and to be the prestigious Awards scheme under the Africa Digital Festival for Africa’s Digital Space.
Due to coronavirus organizers of the Awards Scheme, Digital Foundation Africa has not communicated whether this year’s event would be hosted virtually or physically with a large audience but its Chief Vision Officer Foster Kofi Sam is hopefully by the time the nomination process closes official communications would be announced across its social media platforms.
As per feedback collected from its maiden edition, the awards has created 7 categories with subcategories that cut across Africa’s Digital Ecosystem.
To enter this year’s awards visit https://africadigitalawards.com/entry and submit your nominations to be considered for the categories below;
1. Digital Media Awards
a. Digital Media Organization
b. Digital Agency of the Year
c. Most Streamed Artist
2 Social Media & Entertainment Awards
a. Digital Influencer of the Year
b. Best Continental Blog
3. Technology & Mobile Apps Awards
a. Ecommerce Innovation
b. AgriTech Platform / Service
c. Best Use of AI
d. Mobile App of the Year (Android & IOS)
e. Digital EdTech Platform
f. Telco of the Year
g. Digital Health Innovation
h. Digital Startup
4. Digital Banking & Fintech Awards
a. Fintech Company of the Year (iOS & Android)
b. Digital Bank of the Year
5. Economic Empowerment Awards
a. Digital for Social Impact & Economic Development
b. Digital Female-Led Initiative
6. Ecosystem & Special Awards
a. Digital Person of the Year
b. Enabler of the Year
7. Esports Awards
a. Best African eSports Team of the Year
b. eSports Player of the Year
c. Digital African Game of the Year
After the submission of nominations, all entries will be screened for eligibility and qualified nominees would be announced in a later date. Use africadigitalawards.com/entry to nominate or enter your startup or organization.