City Rydes Kenya wins Africa Youth “Startup of the Year”

City Rydes Kenya wins Africa Youth “Startup of the Year”

Africa Youth Awards has announced the winners of its 2016 awards, which engaged over 170 shortlisted nominees, and received voting participation from over 145 countries from across the world. The list below

Full List: 2016 Africa Youth Awards Winners

  1. Ilwad Elman, Elman Peace and Human Rights Center (Somalia) – African Youth of the Year (Female)
  2. Albert Kusi – LEC Foundation (Ghana) – African Youth of the Year (Male)
  3. Mohammed Ibrahim Jega, Emerge Tech Africa (Nigeria) – Entrepreneur of the Year
  4. Souhila Ben Lachhab (Algeria) – Musician of the Year
  5. Teacher Mpamire (Uganda) – Discovery of the Year
  6. Christopher Seagateng, Botswana Jobs for Graduates (Botswana) – Award For Youth Empowerment
  7. Zixtech Organisation (Cameroon) – Social Enterprise of the Year
  8. Manasseh Azure Awuni, Joy 99.7 FM (Ghana) – Journalist of the Year
  9. Kofi Osei-Kusi, Osei-Kusi Foundation (Ghana) – Special Recognition Award
  10. Gakii Biriri (Kenya) – Social Entrepreneur of the Year
  11. City Rydes Limited (Kenya) – Startup of the Year
  12. Nana Diaby, Phiphi Plus (Mali) – Media Personality of the Year
  13. Olalekan Ayodele Sipasi, L’afrika Integrated Farms (Nigeria) – Award For Agriculture
  14. Nuhu Ibrahim Alabura, Indian Dental Association (Nigeria) – Health Personality of the Year
  15. Muhire Jean Claude, Young African Leaders Forum (Rwanda) – Leader of the Year
  16. Adyne-Africa Diaspora Youth Network Europe (Somalia) – Civil Society of the Year
  17. Dirboga Irenee Bakoh, Sukuvi (Togo) – Award for Education
  18. Sylivia Kakyo, Kakyo Girls Initiative (Uganda) – Advocate of the Year

The Awards celebrations will be hosted during the 2017 Heads of State Summit in Addis Ababa next year. The event will be in partnership with the African Youth Commission, Avance Media, Global Skills Exchange, My Naija Naira 88 Creatives and Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH.

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