Boikanyo nominated for an African Achievers Award

Boikanyo has been nominated for the African Achievers Award for Women’s Empowerment 2014.

African Achievers Awards is a canonical strive of praise for Entrepreneur, Community builders and those who have efficiently contributed in the rising of Africa; with great courage and utility we sincerely wish to identify and appraise the brave hearts that uphold the nations of Africa.

However, there are thousands of people who emerge in rising Africa within and outside their strong hold, but very few where patted at the back and also were appraised, many received the single right hand pointing thumbs up at them after all the good venture showered in Africa, thousands were forgotten, millions were casted for their goodness; indeed African achievers award (AAA) triumph with great delightfulness today to recognize and applaud immense achievers who have embraced and entangled their love equally to both, within and outside their home.  According to John Lennon (1940-1980) British musician, he once said “lots of people who complained about us receiving the MBE received theirs for heroism in the war—for killing people”.  We received ours for entertaining other people; African Achievers Award has recognized all who have dispersed their love, wealth, wisdom and inspiration to young and old, poor and rich, bold and weak; using this enormous opportunity to say you deserve more than words could say.

Further, The African Achievers awards recognizes those who selflessly devote their time and talents toward building a stronger community.  The Achievers are selected in the categories of Community development, Leadership, Arts & Culture, Business & Entrepreneurism, Agriculture, Community Service, Agriculture, Rural development and Education.

The first in the series of the Awards was successfully held in 2012 at Kings College, London where notable sons and daughters of Africa like Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu and Her Excellency Joyce Banda were recipients of awards in different categories. Many recipients including Her Excellency were present in person to receive their award for their great works and contribution to the progress of Africa.

Following the initial success, it was only right to take the event to Africa, so in February 2013 the Awards were held in Nairobi, Kenya at the Hilton Hotel. Notable African sons and daughters were nominated for the awards. Worthy recipients included: The Late Professor Atta Mills, former President of Ghana who got a Posthumous Award for Excellence in Leadership (the Ghana High Commissioner to Kenya received it on his behalf); Dr Rilwanu Lukeman who got the Life Time Achievement Award; Ugandan Dr Margaret Blick Kigozi who won The Special Recognition for Excellence Award and Mrs Divine Ndhlukula, a Zimbabwean business woman, who won the African Woman of The Year Award (she was also named by Forbes as one of the most successful woman in Africa  and recently named by  the Chairperson of Zimbabwe National Chambers of Commerce ZNCC Harare as the ‘The Queen of the Security Industry’).

The 2014 Event is to be held on 28th February at the Presidential Banquet Hall, State House Accra, Ghana. For more information see:


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