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Flutterwave, Safaricom nominated for the 2020 Africa Digital Awards

The awards also nominated Nigeria's Burna Boy, among others, as the Most-Streamed Digital Artist in Africa.

Nigerian fintech, Flutterwave, and popular Kenyan telco, Safaricom have both been nominated for the 2020 Africa Digital awards, in the Fintech Company of The Year and the Telco of The Year categories respectively.

The Africa Digital Awards, which recognizes innovation, technology and creativity across multiple areas of the ever-evolving digital sector also put up nominations for Tanzanian singer, Diamond Platnumz alongside Burna Boy (Nigeria), Sarkodie (Ghana), Nasty C (South Africa) and Master KG (South Africa) for the award for the Most-Streamed Digital Artist

Here is the Full List of Nominees:

Telco of the Year

Safaricom (Kenya)

MTN Ghana (Ghana)

Liquid Telecom (South Africa)

Maroc Telecom (Maracco)

Orange CI (Cote- D’ivoire)

Digital Influencer of the Year

Njugush (Kenya)

Kwadwo Sheldoh (Ghana)

Lasizwe (South Africa)

Linda Ikeji (Nigeria)

Edith Yoh (Cote D’ivoire)

Digital Media Organization

Pulse Africa

Nation Media Group (East Africa)

Weblogy Group (West Africa)

Multimedia Group (West Africa)

BIG Cabal Media.

Digital Bank of the Year

Standard Chartered Ghana

First National Bank South Africa

Ecobank Senegal

Access Bank Ghana

Societe Generale Morocco

Most streamed Digital Artiste

Nominees for the 2020 Africa Digital Awards

Burna Boy (Nigeria)

Sarkodie (Ghana)

Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

Nasty C (South Africa)

Master KG (South Africa)

Fintech Company

ExpressPay (Ghana)

Dibaka by Sopra Banking (Morocco)

Cinetpay (Cote D’Ivoire)

FlutterWave (Nigeria)

Nowpay (Egypt)

Agri Tech

AfroCenta (Ghana)

Farmcrowdy (Nigeria)

Seekewa (Cote D’Ivoire)

Khula (South Africa)

Juhudi Kilimo (Kenya)

E commerce Innovation

DHL eshop

Bandim Online


Jumia Ghana

Ugana Network of Business

Digital Health platform

Rema (Cote D’ivoire)

LefeBank (Nigeria)

mPharma (Ghana)

Vezzela (Egypt)

Kasha (Rwanda)

Digital EdTech Innovation/Platform

Kytabu (Kenya)

uLesson (Nigeria)

Dext Technologioes (Ghana)

Mathscan (Morocco)

iStudy (Libya)

Digital Agency

Public Groupe Africa

Ogilvy Africa

3rd Floor Digital

Now Available Africa

Social Ghana

Mobile App of the Tear





Bold Ghana

Digital Startup of the year

Gebeya (Ethiopia)

Kaleta (Burkina Faso)

Experis Immersive (Nigeria)

Lula South Africa

South Africa In Focus

Population: $58.5 million (Compared to Nigeria's 200.9 million)

GDP: $351.4 billion (Compared to Nigeria's $448.12 billion)

GDP Per Capita: $6,040 billion (Compared to Nigeria's $2,465)