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Africa Technology Awards 2012: Category Nominees and Winners [Full List]


 

Africa Technology Awards celebrates innovation powering the future of marketing and revolutionizing the way we work and communicate across the continent of Africa region’s technology industry and honors outstanding Technology Companies and Executive of the Year. 

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Categories

Technology Provider of the Year

This award will go to a company that provides technology applications, equipment, resources and/or other solutions to enhance its customers’ operations. Nominees should have a strong market presence in the continent of Africa.

Safricom Telecommunication
Econet
Eskom (Winner)

 


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.

EcoCash
M-Pesa (Winner)
M-Net Africa

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.

EcoBank (Winner)
Standard Bank
Dangote Group

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)
SAASTA
Makerere University

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.

Kevin Urama (Winner) 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)
SOFTtribe Limited
Cyber Tracker

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.

UBAGroup
orascomtelecom
MTN group (Winner)

 

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