Press Release: Nominees announced
Press Release: Winners announced
About the awards
The African Business Awards 2010 were sponsored by NIMASA, BGI, Eko Atlantic and Ecobank Transnational Ltd. The preferred airline sponsor was Arik Air.
This event was spearheaded by African Business magazine and the Commonwealth Business Council (CBC) and organised by IC Events. The awards were supported by the African Development Bank. Partners include the Alliance for a Green Revolution (AGRA) and BusinessinAfrica Events UK Ltd.
About African Business magazine
After 40 years of continuous reporting on Africa’s economic landscape, the London-based African Business magazine has justifiably earned its reputation as the most influential business publication in the continent. Published by
IC Publications, African Business is distributed in over 100 countries around the world and has become essential reading for organisations, institutions, companies and individuals involved in the economic development of Africa. IC Publications produces in total ten pan-African titles in English and French.
About IC Events
IC Events was established to complement
IC Publication’s publishing arm. Together with its dedicated team of specialists and extensive network of contacts, IC Events tailors innovative forums, roundtables and workshops responding to the most pressing issues in Africa and the Middle East.
IC Events’ activities are 100% results-driven, bringing together major stakeholders and partners involved in the topics tackled to achieve concrete action plans.
Past events organised by IC Events include the
3rd COMESA Investment Forum (Egypt, 13th-14th April 2010), African Development Bank Business Breakfast Meeting (Tanzania, 5th May 2010),
African Banker ATM Security Forum (Nigeria, 26th March 2010) and the SkillsInvest Forum (Dubai, 11th June 2009).
The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting established the Commonwealth Business Council (CBC) in October 1997 to involve the private sector in the promotion of trade and investment. The CBC acts as a bridge for co-operation between business and government, concentrating on efforts to help remove barriers to trade, mobilise investment into Commonwealth countries, foster a good environment for business and investment, promote good practice in corporate governance and corporate citizenship, and facilitate the engagement of the private sector in information communication technology for development initiatives, especially in less developed countries.