The 10th year anniversary of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA2015) was held on Sunday 6th December, 2015 at intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
TFAA is also one of the reputable awards even in Africa, and the 2015 event is the 10th edition.
Rasheeda Mandeeya Yehuza, Ghanaian tech entrepreneur emerged the grande winner of 2015 Future awards Africa. Rasheeda who is 25 years of age, is passionate about the use of technology and how the society as a whole can apply to improve development in the country, Ghana and Africa as a whole.
Rasheeda currently works as a software engineer at VOTO Mobile, that provides a platform to make it easy for businesses, governments, and NGOs to share information and gather feedback through interactive SMS or voice calls in local languages – using mobile to instantly reach across distance, language, and literacy barriers.
Below are the full list of other winner and their profiles:
The Future Awards Africa Prize in Advocacy & Activism
The Future Awards Africa Prize in Education
The Future Awards Africa Prize in Enterprise Support
The Future Awards Africa Prize in Community Action
The Future Awards Africa Prize in Technology
Rasheeda Mandeeya Yehuza
The Future Awards Africa Prize in Entertainment
Olamide “Badoo” Ayodeji
The Future Awards Africa Prize in Agriculture
The Tony O. Elumelu Prize in Business
The Future Awards Africa Prize in Public Service
Emmanuel N. B. Flomo
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Young Person of the Year
Philip Obaji Jnr.
The Ford Foundation Prize for the Youth Employment Category
The award was held in partnership with the British High Commission, Ford Foundation, Microsoft, the US Consulate, the Canadian High Commission, Sterling Bank and The Tony Elumelu Foundation. The Future Awards Africa 2015 – celebrating 10 years! – was powered by RED and UBA.