On May 19th 2012, Africa Technology Group presented the Africa Technology Awards, which bestows the only “Best Of” awards that recognize all technology products and services for the technology industry. Nominations for the Africa Technology Awards were vetted by industry experts.
Technology Product of the Year
This award will go to the developer of a technological product, product line or product service, that has achieved significant recognition and market impact in Africa over the past 12 months.
Best Application in Technology
This award will go to an organization, agency or company that has — collaboratively or on its own — used existing technology to improve a process, practice or service.
Technology Educator of the Year
This award will go to a company that:
- Uses current technologies to educate, motivate and inspire students to become lifelong learners
- Encourages students to pursue careers in technology
Nominees must be involved in public service of higher educational institutions or technical schools in Africa.
|African Virtual University (AVU), (Winner)|
Technology Executive of the Year
Executives in technology functions from all industries, region of Africa and company sizes are eligible. This includes executives such as VP of engineering or VP of IT.
|Dr Kevin Urama
Executive Director, African Technology Policy Studies - Kenya
|Mokhtar Bououdina||National Centre for Cleaner Technologies Production (NCCTP, Algeria)|
|Nagmeldin Goutbi ELHASSAN||Expert Group on Technology Transfer (SUDAN)|
Software Company of the Year
This award recognizes a company with outstanding new products and significant revenue growth.
|Opera Software ASA (Winner)|
Technology Company of the Year
This award recognizes a company’s business strategy, its products and services, its mission and its market potential. Awards are given both to a small- to medium-size company and to a large company.
|MTN group (Winner)|