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Tuesday, 24 September 2013
ALN Announces 2013 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship Finalists.
The African Leadership Network (ALN) has announced 12 finalists for the 2013 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE).
In its seventh year since establishment, AAE is today one of the most distinguished Africa-focused awards programme, that each year gives over $ 200 000 in prize money to outstanding African entrepreneurs who demonstrate business excellence and social impact.
The finalists represent eight African countries and eight different industries including manufacturing, information technology, education, agribusiness, food and beverages, retail, ICT and aviation.
Making the announcement, ALN CEO, Isaac Kwaku Fokuo Jr., comments:
“I would like to congratulate these outstanding entrepreneurs for their tremendous achievements. These are among the finest, most dynamic and resilient entrepreneurs at the forefront of Africa’s economic transformation. At ALN, we believe that these entrepreneurs are the leaders that will secure Africa’s prosperity. This is the seventh consecutive year that we are holding the Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship, which we use to spotlight and distinguish exceptional entrepreneurs as role models for young entrepreneurs in Africa.”