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BREAKING:Emmanuella And Chimamanda Adichie Nominated For New African Women Awards

Nigerians, Comedienne Emmanuella, Bella Naija’s Uche Eze, Author Chimamanda Adichie were nominated for this prestigious awards which takes place at Dakar’s Terrou-Bi Hotel on 13 April.

Organised by the pan-African bi-monthly, New African Woman magazine, the Awards – which celebrate and honour exceptional African women who have made a positive impact and contributions in their communities, and the continent at large, in the past 12 months – take place on the eve of the New African Woman Forum, which takes place at Dakar’s Terrou-Bi Hotel on 13 April . Below is the full list African Woman in Business Jennifer Riria (Kenya – CEO Kenya Women Holding Madjiguene Sock (Senegal) – Global Operations Partner at Dalberg/ President of the Women’s Investment Club Salwa Idrissi Akhannouch (Morocco) – CEO – Aksal Group Tabitha Karanja (Kenya) – Founder and CEO – Keroche Breweries Phuti Mahanyele (South Africa) – Executive Chairperson – Sigma Capital Nathalie Beatrice Chinje (Cameroon) – Founder and Director of UPbeat Marketing New African Woman in Politics/Public Office Fadumo Dayib (Somalia) – First female presidential candidate Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang (Gambia) – Minister of Women’s Affairs and Overseer Vice President’ s office Nayé A. Bathily (Senegal) – Head of the Global Parliamentary Unit at the World Bank Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka (South Africa) – Executive Director of UN Women Monique Mukuna ( DRCongo) – Independent Presidential Candidate Amina J Mohammed (Nigeria) – Deputy Secretary – General of UN New African Woman in Education Noella Coursaris Musunka, (DRCongo) –Founder of Malaika Oley Dibba-Wadda (Gambia) –Executive Secretary of ADEA Graça Machel (Mozambique) –Graca Machel Trust Tsitsi Masiyiwa (Zimbabwe) – High life Foundation Unoma Ndili Okorafor (Nigeria) –Founder – Working to Advance Science and Technology Education For African Women (WAAW) Rapelang Rabana (South Africa) –Rekindle Learning New African Woman in Health, Science & Innovation Anne Wanjuhi Njoroge (Kenya) – Founder & CEO of The Web Tekies LTD and RootEd Africa Dr Helena Ndume – (Namibia) –Philanthropist ophthalmologist – Laureate UN Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize Prof Aminata Sall Diallo (Senegal) –CEO for the APEES Jessica O.

Mathews (Nigeria) –CO-Founder Uncharted play Dr Ola Orekunrin (Nigeria) –Founder/MD Flying Doctors Nigeria Dr Tebello Nyokong (South Africa) –Director of the Nanotechnology Innovation Centre New African Woman in Finance Viola Llewellyn (Cameroon) – President of Ovamba Solutions Inc. Binta Touré Ndoye (Togo) – General Manager Oragroup SA Eveline Tall (Senegal) – Former Deputy CEO – Ecobank Group Bola Adesola (Nigeria) – MD/CEO Nigeria and West Africa – Standard Chartered Bank Stella Kilonzo (Kenya) – Division Chief, Capital Markets Development – African Development Bank Lamyaa Gadelhak, (Egypt) – Associate – Helmy, Hamza and Partners New African Woman in Agriculture Dr. Maria Andrade (Cape Verde) – 2016 World Food Prize Laureate Rahab Karanja Kariuki (Kenya) – MD Agriculture and Climate Risk Enterprise Ltd (ACRE AFRICA) Khary Diene (Senegal) – Founder/CEO Bioessence Laboratories Rose Funja (Tanzania) – Co-founder of AgrInfo Tumusiime Rhoda Peace (Uganda) – Former AU Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture Kambou Lydie Rachel (Ivory Coast) – President – Bounkani Shea Produce Co-operative Society New African Woman in Media Amira Yahyaoui (Tunisia) – Blogger & Activist Eloine Barry (Guinea) – CEO of African Media Agency Gina Din Kariuki (Kenya) – Founder Gina Din Corporate Communications Uche Eze Pedro (Nigeria) – Founder of BellaNaija Zain Ejiofor Asher (Nigeria) – Anchor (CNN) Rokhaya Diallo (Senegal) – Journalist/Activist New African Woman in Sport Caster Semenya (South Africa) – Athlete, Olympic Gold Medalist Fatma Samoura (Senegal) – First female FIFA Secretary General Isha Johansen (Sierra Leone) – President of the Sierra Leone Football Association Tegla Loroupe (Kenya) – Marathon icon – Ambassador: The Refugee Olympic Team Vivian Cheruiyot (Kenya) – Athlete, Olympic Gold Medalist Diknesh Tamiru (Ethiopia) – Tennis Player New African Woman in Arts and Culture Esther Mahlangu (South Africa) – Legendary Ndebele Artist Lupita Nyong’o (Kenya) – Actress Olfa Terras Rambourg (Tunisia) – President – Rambourg Foundation Sophie Zinga (Senegal) – Fashion Designer Joan Okorodudu – (Nigeria) – Founder of ISIS Models/Nigeria’s Next Super Model Aissa Dione (Senegal) – Painter and textile designer New African Woman in Civil Society Chief Theresa Kachindamoto (Malawi) – Child Marriage Activist Francine Muyumba (DRCongo) – Activist Youth Leader Hadiza Bala Usman (Nigeria) – MD Nigerian Ports Authority/Co-founder #BringBackOurGirls Salimata Lam (Mauritania) – Anti modern slavery activist – SOS Esclaves Theo Sowa (Ghana) – CEO African Women’s Development Fund Zainab Hawa Bangura (Sierra Leone) UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict New African Woman on the Rise (The Next Generation) Botlhale Boikanyo (South Africa) – Spoken word child artist/actress Emmanuella Samuel (Nigeria) – Young Comedienne Rebeca Gyumi (Tanzania) – Anti child-marriage campaigner – Founder – Msichana Initiative Jaha Dukureh (Gambia) – Anti FGM Activist & CEO Safe Hands for Girls Vivian Onano (Kenya) Youth Activist/ Member -UN Women Global Civil Society Advisory Group Sonia Mezzour (Morocco) – SG, Moroccan Agency for Energy Efficiency Warsan Shire (Somalia) – Poet Ndeye Fatou Njie (Gambia) – CEO TiGA Swimwear New African Woman of the Year Amina J Mohammed (Nigeria) – Deputy Secretary General – United Nations Fadumo Dayib (Somalia) – First female presidential candidate Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie (Nigeria) – Author/Women’s Rights advocate Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang (Gambia) – Minister of Women’s Affairs and Overseer Vice President’s office Thuli Madonsela (South Africa) – Former Public Protector Madjiguene Sock (Senegal) – President of the Women’s Investment Club/ Global Operations Partner – Dalberg

SOURCE: Jamiena

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