10 Final Nominees For The 2017 Innovation Prize For Africa

Written by Peter Pedroncelli

This week a world-class African innovation will be recognized at an event in the Ghanaian capital, as the winner of the 2017 Innovation Prize for Africa is officially revealed.

A total of 10 nominees were unveiled by the African Innovation Foundation in June, and one of these innovative individuals will be announced as the winner at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, Ghana on July 18.

The sixth edition of this particular award will be presented at an event themed ‘African Innovation: Investing in Prosperity’, with the nominated innovators hailing from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Kenya, Liberia, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

Here are 10 nominees for the 2017 Innovation Prize for Africa.

Sources: BusinessGhana, CNBCAfrica, TheNation.