The great hall in Kensington played host to some of the most amazing African women on Saturday the 10th of May.
The usually posh area in west London famed for its wealthy inhabitants brimmed with colour as guests arrived for the third annual Women4Africa awards, a ceremony which celebrates the achievements of outstanding African women in various sectors.
Founded by media ersonality Tola Onigbanjo (WiseTola)and her husband Sam Onigbanjo with a vision to empower Africa and its women by supporting and celebrating their role in their communities via Conferences, supporting education and Awarding prestigious awards, recognitions and special honours on such women identified and nominated by the public.
Hosted this year by the amazing duo Toya Washington of Ben TV and Lolo 1 of Naija FM, the night was packed with inspiration and performances by Vicky Sola and upcoming UK act ‘Sweet Boys’.
Celebrities in attendance include May7even, Mary Shittu of Naija Bites, Lola of Out and about who was also a nominee for media personality of the year, Nollywood actress Rita Nzelu amongst others.
Full List of Winners
Dr. K S Maluleke (South Africa)
Salha Kaitesi. (Rwanda)
Senator Daisy Danjuma (Nigeria)
Creseldah Ndlovu (South Africa)
Superintendent Mrs Patience Naa Ashorkor Quaye (Ghana)
Uju Ifejika (Nigeria)
Betty Makoni (Zimbabwe)
Evelyn Oputa (Nigeria)
Ambassador Sefa Boakye
Elizabeth Uwaifo (Nigeria)
Event organiser of the year
Dentaa Amoateng (Ghana)
Media personality of the year
Priscillia Nwikpo (Nigeria)
Inspirational Woman of the year
Sarah Owusu (Ghana)
Business Woman of the year
Maryanne Jemide (Nigeria)
Young Achiever of the year
Kanika Mayi Wotherspoon (Ghana)
Career Woman of the year (joint winners)
Dr fiona Bartels Ellis (OBE) (Ghana)
Nana Amoa Bushin (Ghana)
UK Humanitarian of the Year
Fatima Khouchoua (Morocco)
Outstanding Mother of the year
Edith Parker (Malawi)
International Business Woman of the year
Omenesa Oruma Akomolafe (Nigeria)
International Media personality of the year
Mary Olushoga (Nigeria)
Fashion Designer of the year
Tina Ugo (Nigeria)
Bode Elizabeth Jikiemi
International African Woman of the year
Ambassador Nkoyo Toyo (Nigeria)
East Africa Ambassador Dr Mary Okello (Kenya)
Capt Irene Koki (Kenya)
See photos from the Red Carpet below. Don’t forget to check out our You Tube channel for exclusive clips of interviews with guests on the Red Carpet!