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Maiden version of Africa Technovate Awards to return off April 2

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Africa Built-in Growth and Communications Consultancies (AIDEC) has re-launched the maiden version of the Africa Technovate Awards and Honest to understand and reward gamers of the technological area.

The awards programme and a good are scheduled to return off on Saturday, April 2, 2022, on the auditorium of the College of Skilled Research (UPSA), Accra underneath the theme ‘Data Expertise and the Means Ahead for Africa underneath the Fourth Industrial Revolution’ from 9:00am to 9:00pm.

As a part of the brand new preparations to permit for extra inclusivity, and to carry out the most effective in expertise, innovation, and creativity in Africa, the time limit for nominations has been fastened for Tuesday, February 15, 2022.

The expertise and improvements awards ceremony are to acknowledge and reward African expertise firms who’ve blazed the path for a number of years and budding younger progressive and artistic tech firms charting a path for Africa in a quick digitally reworking world.

The awards will problem and inspire tech firms driving digital options to even do extra to make Africa keep aggressive, particularly underneath the period of the Africa Continental Free Commerce Settlement (AfCFTA).

Talking on the launch, Managing Director of AIDEC, Ambrose Yennah stated the ceremony will probably be graced with completely different key stakeholders and a lot of distinguished company who will share information and concepts about their finest experiences and practices and in addition share how they’ve stayed hopeful even in making an attempt instances of COVID-19

“Other than the awardees, different key stakeholders made up of a lot of distinguished invited company will probably be attending from some expertise coaching establishments, high expertise firms within the companies sector, academia and coverage and regulatory authorities of the expertise area, underneath the Ministry of Communications and Digitalization,” he stated.

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The occasion will probably be held each bodily with about 150 individuals in attendance and nearly for all individuals all through Africa and past. All nations in Africa are targets for inclusion within the Africa Technovate Awards notably Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Kenya, Cameroun, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Uganda, Zambia, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Namibia, Tanzania, Botswana, Gambia, Niger.

Awards Class

The award ceremony embody three sections: Sector Awards (silver class), Regional Awards (Gold class), and the Africa Awards (platinum class).

The sector awards will comprise of Excellent Edtech Establishment of the 12 months, FinTech Firm of the 12 months, Well being/Medtech Firm of the 12 months, Digital Agri-Enterprise of the Yea, and the Tech Insurance coverage Firm of the 12 months.

The regional awards comprise the Digital Innovation and Creativity Award, Digital Enterprise Transformation Award, Tech Startup Firm of the 12 months Award, Younger Tech Startup Firm of the 12 months Award, Blossoming Tech Firm of the 12 months Award, Mature Tech Firm of the 12 months Award, and the Formidable Tech Firm of the 12 months Award.

Whereas the Africa awards (platinum) class contains of Excellent Digital Entrepreneur of the Decade, Lifetime Achievers Award, High quality Requirements Award, Digital Excellence Awards, and the Lengthy-Standing Service Engagement Award.

Awards standards

Ambrose Yennah, CEO of AIDEC

On awards standards, the nominated particular person or group should be registered as an ICT firm or service supplier within the ICT sector and should present a observe document of efficiency within the expertise area.

Mr. Yennah added that the awardees will need to have demonstrated creativity, originality, and initiative in expertise design and programming including that they have to additionally contribute to the event of expertise merchandise or options within the sector, nation, or area. They will need to have trade requirements by establishing and demonstrating organizational finest practices.

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The corporate as nicely should show requirements and present proof of innovation and creativity utilizing info expertise to rework enterprise operations.

Audio system, visitor of honour

Ursula Owusu-Ekuful
Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister of Communications and Digitalization and the Particular Visitor of Honour

The Particular Visitor of Honour is the Minister of Communications and Digitalization, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful. The awards will probably be chaired by Ing. Dr. Kenneth Ashigbey, CEO of Ghana Telecoms Chamber with Carol Annang, Nation Director of Spend money on Africa as co-chair.

Audio system for the occasion embody Chairman, Ghana Dot Com, Prof. Nii Narku Quaynor; Govt Director, E-Commerce Affiliation of Ghana, Paul Asinor; and President, Accra Institute of Expertise, Prof. Clement Dzidonu. Goodwill messages shall be shared by the Secretary-Normal of AfCFTA, Wamkele Mene; and the Nation Director of GIZ, Regina Bauerochse Barbosa.

The occasion will probably be graced with a vigorous efficiency by ‘the lioness of Africa’ Wiyaala with assist from Patchbay band.

Different aspect points of interest would be the exhibition of tech services on the lobby of the

Auditorium (UPSA). There will probably be an occasion brochure each in mushy and laborious copies and

advertisers and sponsors are inspired to benefit from the restricted areas obtainable to

promote their enterprise and merchandise throughout Africa and past. For additional details about Africa Technovate Awards, kindly go to the hyperlink:

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