Africa Digital Awards Ghana 2019
The Ghana edition of Africa Digital Awards was launched on Friday March 8, 2019 in collaboration with Stanbic Bank’s Business Incubator at the Stanbic Heights in Accra.
The Awards that comes with a Digital Summit and a corporate e-sports event among other activities seek to celebrate and recognize digital players in Ghana that are leveraging on digital innovations and inventions to impact society positively.
Speaking at the launch, Mr Foster Kofi Sam of ThirdEye Media, organizers of the Africa Digital Awards said Africa’s Digital Space is all about collaborations and through the awards they seek to push for the Free Trade continental agreement with governments and the private sector to make Africa a full blown digital economy.
The awards through strategic partners would also train about 1 million youth in various digital skills and about 500,000 women in Digital Finance to make them employable as well as use technologies in transacting business
The Awards would seek to recognize any individual or company that is using the digital space be it in the Media, Telecom, Finance and the general public.
Foster Awintiti Akugri who represented Stanbic Bank’s business incubator said supporting Africa Digital Awards is part of the Bank’s plans to push for a bigger digital transformation for its customers in various African Countries and they look forward to great event in June and called for corporate Ghana to support this initiative.
Dr Thomas Mensah who was the chairman for the Launch said the Awards would travel to Countries like Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa and other African countries before the Pan-African event in an African City.
The launch saw personalities from company like Total Ghana limited, Stanbic Bank, Ghana Immigration Service, Chanzo Capital among others.
The category that intrigued lot of patrons at the launch was the category to recognize, reward and celebrate the use of digital in governance in Ghana.
Best News Portal
Best Use of Social Media
Online Editor of the Year
Entertainment Site of the Year
Digital Artiste of the Year
Best Digital Bank
Fintech Innovation of the Year
Most Outstanding Digital Financial Services
Best Banking App for Ghana
Best Telecom in Customer Service
Telecom of the Year
Best Digital Education Platform
Ecommerce Platform of the Year
Social Media Personality
Most Innovative AgriTech App
Best Use of Digital for Travel and Tourism
Best Innovation for Health
Best e-governance platform
The Africa Digital Awards Ghana edition is slated for 27th – 29th June 2019 with activities such as Ghana’s first Digital Summit, Corporate e-league and the Awards Night.
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