The 6th Annual Women4Africa Awards was held in glam and style as to be expected on Saturday the 20th of May, at the Prestigious Kensington Town Hall London. Over 600 guests and finalists turned up in their hundreds, arriving in from as far as Abuja, Nigeria, Johannesburg South Africa, Harare, Zimbabwe and Ontario, Canada. The guests were dressed to impress and livened up the red carpet.  The Entertainment kept the crowd roaring with laughter and dancing. To cap the awards night money was also raised for a downs syndrome charity The Moyin Rainbow Foundation,

Here are our 2017 Recognition awardees and Winners.

Lifetime Achievement- Muzvare Betty Makoni– Zimbabwe

Recognition- Mrs Nolwandle N Mboweni–  South Africa

Recognition-Chief Mrs Rachel Umahi-Nigeria

Recognition-Heather Melville-Jamaica

Recognition-Debbie Ariyo OBE-Nigeria

Recognition-Elsie Owusu OBE-Ghana

Recognition-Ruth Oshikanlu-Nigeria

Recognition-Mrs Rashida Bello-Nigeria

Winners on the Night

Business woman- Ann Wilson-South Africa

Career Woman– Morenike Ajayi-Nigeria

Outstanding Mother – Esther Owuta Onolememen-Nigeria

Woman in Technology-Rashada Harry-Guyana

Hairdresser-Anaya Kamara-Sierra Lone

Fashion designer-Joint winners Anita Quansah, Ghana & Tapiwa Dingwiza– Zimbabwe

Events Organiser-Jessica Laditan– Nigeria

Author of the year-Placida Acheru-Nigeria

UK Humanitarian-Neneh Umusu-Nigeria

Inspirational woman-Zina Arinze-Nigeria

Role Model-Phinnah Ikeji-Nigeria

Young Achiever-Gertrude Asumadu-Ghana

Young leader –Elizabeth Adeniran-Nigeria

Go-Getter-Amara Kanu-Nigeria

International Business-Zodwa Mkandla-Zimbabwe

International Humanitarian-Abigail Simon-Hart– Nigeria

International African woman-Yabome G Jackson– Sierra Leone.

Check out photos from the event below:


A Hug thank you to our 2017 Sponsors,  Brand South Africa, 805 Restaurants, AK healthy, Great Business Platforms, World remit, Alpha nurseries, Syntec wines, Obaseki Solicitors, Supply to my door, Purple premium, Lolars fabrics, Fashion Mixer Events, Platinum Media

Media Partners:

The Guardian, The Guardian woman, Nigeria watch, Tawa media, FusionplusTV, Women in Leadership Publication and African dazzle

Images: By Michael Tubes

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