Afri-Heritage is a platform to retell the African story through contemporary African performances and also appreciate those distinguished Africans who have projected the collective image and aspirations of the African people through their various works and profession, whilst, creating sustainable impact that uplifts others.

the Award

The idea for a prestigious and significant award to honour people of African heritage who have distinguished themselves through remarkable achievements across the globe has become imperative to foster the African culture of excellence and promote Afrocentrism.

African Heritage Awards
African Heritage Awards

Maiden Edition Awardees

Prestigious winners from the 2023 African Heritage Awards

Engr. Simbi Wabote FNSE FIPS

Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB)

Champion of Local Content Development in Africa Award

Awardee 1

Christelle Kwizera

Head, Water Access Rwanda

African Humanitarian Award

Awardee 2

Emmanuel Osadebay

Executive Director, T200 Foundation

African Humanitarian Award

Awardee 3

Seretse Ian Khama

Former President, The Republic of Botswana

African Philantropist Award

Awardee 4

Olumide Akpata

Former President, Nigerian Bar Association

African Legal Icon Award

Awardee 5

Triplets Ghetto Kids

Music Performers from Uganda

African Entertainment Award

Awardee 6

Prof. PLO Lumumba

Founder, PLO Lumumba Foundation

Africa Advancement Award

Awardee 7

Dr. Goodluck Jonathan GCFR

Former President, The Federal Republic of Nigeria

African Democracy and Peace Icon Award

Awardee 8

Hamzat Lawal

Founder, Connected Development (CODE)

African Humanitarian Award

Awardee 9

Victoria Nalongo Namusisi

Founder and Director, Bright Kids Uganda

African Humanitarian Award

Awardee 10

Awardees 2023 AfriHeritage Awards

1st Edition

1 April 2023, Kigali Rwanda

Awardee 11

Highlights from maiden event

At the maiden edition of the African Heritage Concert and Awards, the Triplets Ghetto Kids were recognized for their incredible talent and creativity and were honoured with the Africa Entertainment Award.

African Heritage Awards

Former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, former Botswana President, Ian Khama, Liberia’s Vice President D. Jewel Howard-Taylor, former Tanzanian President, late John Magufuli, and many other African greats were honored at the maiden edition of the African Heritage Concert and Awards held in Kigali, Rwanda.

African Heritage Awards

African Heritage Awards

African Heritage Awards


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