Henry Bonsu, MC, welcoming the guests
Omar Ben Yedder, Publisher of African Business, organiser of the awards
HE Charles Murigande, Minister of Education, Rwanda, collects the first Award for Most Improved Investment Climate on behalf of the republic of Rwanda
Mark Weston with Togo's Prime Minister, HE Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo, after collecting the Award for Good Corporate Governance on behalf of Nedbank Group
The trophies are waiting to be collected by their rightful owners
Emil Hogna after collecting the Award for ‘Best Global Business in Africa’ on behalf of Yara International
Sir Samuel Esson Jonah with Cameroon's Prime Minister, Philemon Yang, after receiving the Award for Lifetime Achievement
As awards are being handed out guests are starting to eye the menu…
…as finally dinner is served
A good opportunity to meet new people…
…and embrace old friends
Lebohang Mokhesi (left) accepting the Award for Tourism Destination of the Year on behalf of the Republic of South Africa from Arik Air's Adrian Richards before she
…attempted to blow into a South African vuvuzela!
HE Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo, Prime Minister of Togo
Dr Mohan Kaul, Director General and CEO, of the Commonwealth Business Council
Patrick Smith (left) with BGI's Jeremie De Clercq, after receiving the Award for Best Corporate Citizenship/Social Responsibility for FirstRand Foundation
Joseph Ogutu (left) with Albert Essien from Ecobank after receiving the Award for Telecoms Company of the Year on behalf of Safaricom Kenya
Laurence Do Rego, winner of the Award Outstanding Businesswoman of the Year, sent her acceptance speech on video
Jubril Adewale Tinubu, CEO of Oando Plc is announced Business Leader of the Year
…and Citaldel Capital wins the Award for African Business of the Year, received by Ghada Hammouda
All the winners of the African Business Awards 2010
Now in its third year, the African Business Awards is the key annual event for the African business world and its accolades are much sort after by Africas leading companies and entrepreneurs.
Organised by IC Publications, publishers of African Business magazine, and the Commonwealth Business Council (CBC), the African Business Awards has become a platform to celebrate excellence and best practices in African business and recognises those who have driven Africas rapidly transforming economy.
"The African Business Awards are a demonstration of the strong interest in business in Africa. The enthusiasm and confidence of investors and business leaders in Africa is palpable."
Paul Skinner, Chairman, Rio Tinto
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