Nominations open for 2019 Africa 35.35 Awards

2019 Africa 35.35 Awards

The Africa 35.35 Awards recognise 35 people under 35 from Africa or the African diaspora who have made outstanding achievements in their communities.

Association 3535, the organiser is launching a call for applications for its “Africa 3535 Awards” to honour thirty-five exceptional talents under the age of thirty-five: start-up founders, innovators, researchers and artists, social activists or corporate executives; bringing together an ambitious young guard who represent the African leaders of tomorrow.

The awards ceremony will take place from 24 to 25 November 2019, at the Swiss Spirit Hotel and Suites Alisa Accra, in Ghana and their stay will include a leadership program where laureates who will meet high-level personalities.

On the occasion of the ceremony, a super award of the Young African Personality of the Year will be chosen among the 35 laureates and will receive a cash prize.

Founded in 2016, formerly known as “Francophonie 3535”, this award has recognised in 3 years 105 exceptional young people from 29 countries.

The call for applications of the Africa 35.35 Awards is open until June 30, 2019 on

The 13 prize categories are Advocacy and Community Action, Acting, Agriculture and Agri Business, Arts, Culture and Fashion, Blog and New Media, Corporate Service, Media Enterprise, Education, Entrepreneurship, Music, Public Service, On Air Personality (Radio, TV) and Technology.


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