Media Company of the year(HH only)
This award is given to a media company based in Germany that is championing a new narrative for Africans living in Germany, through sharing of relevant information, educating the community in a non-formal educational format, and providing entertainment whilst closing the gap between the German community and the African community. This company should have been legally registered in Germany with visible proof of radio/tv programs (traditional or/and online) or productions.
This award is given to a legally registered and operating business that sells African products, both consumables and non-consumables. This business has shown an innovative way of serving the African and German markets in a way that upholds the quality of the African standard. Areas like excellent customer service and delivery, shop design and set-up are analysed as part of the determinants for selecting the winner.
AFRICAN RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR(HH only)
As part of pushing for excellence, especially in customer delivery and business branding for African businesses, the African Restaurant of the Year award is received by a restaurant that serves quality African cuisines in the best way possible, paying attention to excellence in all aspects. Your Content Goes Here
From music stars to actors, comedians, and artists, this award is given to an African individual or a group that has proven over the course of the year to have used their talent and gifts to serve the community consistently and have appeared on relevant and respected stages in Germany.
The awarded individual has been actively contributing to the success of the African community through sports. An individual with a remarkable track record of achievements and impact is considered to win this category.
COMMUNITY SERVICE(HH only)
Impact is at the heart of community development. This award is given to an individual or group that has contributed to the African community through community engagements, events, projects, or having educated the community on a particular topic (majorly as a consistent campaign).
Influencers have been some of the largest fire starters, and we can spread awareness through social media like wildfire. The influencer of the year stands out because they choose to share valuable material that aspires to make the community better, through digital, social, or/and traditional media
A lot of people are able to start businesses, but not all of them are able to sustain, especially being Africans in Germany. The Entrepreneur of the Year has proven beyond all reasonable doubt to have built a business that is profitable, impactful, and socially visible.
POLITICAL LEADER OF THE YEAR(HAMBURG only)
Political leaders are imperative in deciding the future by molding the present through expert leadership and commitment. The political leader of the year has excellently represented the people of Africa in the parliament and has a voice that is heard and listened to by stakeholders in both the African and German communities. This person has through their position as a political leader given light and a voice to Africans living in Germany.
RELIGIOUS LEADER OF THE YEAR(HAMBURG only)
Religious leaders contribute significantly to the well-being of any community by leading various religious groups such as churches and mosques. The award is given to a person who has demonstrated dedication to leading a religious body that has a visible impact on the community.
The Woman of the Year award recognizes extraordinary and inspirational women in a wide range of fields, including entertainment, business, sports, music, science, medicine, education, and politics.
YOUTH ENPOWERMENT & LEADERSHIP AWARD
We find ourselves in an era where the African youth is being challenged to do more and do better. This award is given to an organization or individual pushing young people to reach their full potential in different aspects.
AFRO-DEUTSCHER HONORARY AWARD
This is an award given to an individual who has been able to close the gap between Africa and Europe through various legitimate activities. This person has also received international recognition for his contribution to the business, social development and international relations between Africa and Germany.
COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVIST OF THE YEAR
This award is given to a highly respected individual or organized group that has contributed to the Ghanaian and or African community through assistance, educational events, promotions, and immigration sensitization.