Africa Technology experts were presented the Awards for their effort to transform Africa into a knowledge-based innovation-driven continent, at the 1st Africa Technology Awards. The Award ceremony was held on Saturday, 19 May 2012 at the Park Inn Sandton Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The Africa Technology Awards recognize individuals, organizations and teams for their distinguished achievements and outstanding contributions to innovation and development of Africa. The awards appreciate exceptional technology innovators who have tirelessly devoted their time, efforts and resources to research and development in the areas of technology across Africa and have made breakthroughs in shaping the future of our continent.
Bernard Sanganza Charman of Africa Technology Awards congratulate Pro Kevin Chika Urama at the launch of US-Africa Technology Policy Studies at the Woodrow Wilson International Washington, DC
Eskom power energy won the best technology Provider of the year
Safaricom M-Pesa won the technology Product of the year.
Ecobank won the best Application in technology of the Year
Africa Virtual University won the best Educator of the Year
Opera Software won the Software Company of the Year
Prof Kevin Chika Urama won the Executive Director of the Year
MTN won the technology company of the year
Source – Africa Technology Group