Dangote wins the biggest prize at the 2015 All African Business Awards.
The 2015 All Africa Business Leaders awards (AABLA) is aimed at honoring remarkable leadership and saluting game changers of business on the continent. The organization had its award ceremony in Sandton, South Africa with Africa’s top entrepreneurs in the audience.
The AABLA in South Africa was the grand finale of the awards which has had its regional events in all parts of the continent.
The current richest black man, Aliko Dangote, was issued the award for the All Africa Industrialist of the Year. This is the first in the history of the AABLA.
The AABLA highlights the achievement of Africa’s business heads and helps in sensitizing Africa’s start up on the continent and beyond.
See the full list of winners below:
All Africa Young Business Leader of the Year – Edha Nahdi, CEO of Amsons Group.
All Africa Entrepreneur of the Year – Jason Xenopoulos, CEO of NATIVE
All Africa Business Leader of the Year – Segun Agbaje, CEO and Managing Director of GTBank
All Africa Business Woman of the Year – Louisa Mojela and Gloria Serobe of WIPHOLD.
All Africa Philanthropist of the Year – Wendy Ackerman of The Ackerman Foundation
Aliko Dangote, Chairman and CEO of the Dangote Group was awarded the All Africa Industrialist of the Year, the first in the history of the AABLA.
The All Africa Lifetime Achievement Award in association with the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency, was awarded to Dr Christo Wiese, for his diverse achievements predominantly in the retail sector over the period of a lifetime.