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AFRONEWS Awards 2023 nominees ANNOUNCED!!

AFRONEWS Awards 2023 nominees ANNOUNCED!!

African Community Awards.  AFRONEWS AWARDS 2023. The official nominees for the AFRONEWS Awards (2023) have now been announced. Nominations opened on 20th February 2023 and ended on 31st of May 2023.

We are grateful to all the people who submitted their nominations. The Awards Committee has reviewed the submitted applications and selected the finalists for each award category based upon the information submitted, the information received from the nominees and each candidate’s track record.

What are the AFRONEWS Awards?

The Afronews Awards celebrate and recognise the outstanding achievements of Africans in different fields in Germany. They are a way of appreciating and encouraging Africans who have excelled in different fields and are making a positive contribution to the German society.

The Awards also recognise the good work done by African organisations/associations and businesses to promote a positive image of Africa and Africans, facilitate integration of Africans in Germany, promote business opportunities and international cooperation between Germany and African countries, and above all, make Germany and the world a better place for all of us.

The Afronews Awards Gala Night 2023 is organised by Afronews, the newspaper for Africans in Germany in collaboration with GMB Promotions, founded and headed by Christopher Mendy alias Chris Black, the winner of the Best African Events Organiser 2022 Award at the last edition of Afronews Awards.

The Official Nominees for the AFRONEWS Awards 2023:


Best African Male Geo-spatial Analyst/Scientist in Germany 2023:

Dr. Wilfried Adoni – Professor and Research Scientist in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics

Best African Female Software Engineer in Germany 2023:

Joy Wendo

Best African Male App Developer in Germany 2023    

Yannick Jiongo


Best African Association in Germany 2023

  • Kenyan Women in Germany (K.W.I.G)
  • Community Development Fund
  • Pillars e.V
  • RAISE – The Gambian helping Hands
  • African Mums in Deutschland e.V
  • The African German Association (AGA)


Best African Activist in Germany 2023

  • Solace Sitsofe Gawu (Sol Yaa)
  • Joanna Peprah


Best African Business/Entrepreneur in Germany 2023

  • Donata Akinyi Burmester
  • Carol Waithira Mühlenbrock
  • Rapha Natalie
  • Tendai Mangowa

Best Career Network Founder in Germany 2023

Caroline Mwangi – AG Careers Hub


Best African DJ in Germany 2023

  • Dj Ajazz
  • Dj Aisher
  • Dj Freegah
  • Dj Abinho

Best African Events Organiser in Germany 2023

  • PROUD Event – Black-Owned Pop-Up Market
  • Rafikiz Am Main

Best African Festival in Germany 2023

  • Afrika Karibik/Africa-Caribbean Festival Starnberg
  • Afrika Festival Tubingen


Best African Gospel Musician/Band in Germany 2023

  • Agnes MJD
  • Queen Judith
  • Cyrus Richie

Best African Musician/Band in Germany 2023

  • Tony Slay
  • Anthony Sky
  • Ewalefoh Godfrey Esezobor
  • Petronila Franz
  • Gabriel Uaangue
  • Marcelino Enoma Atewe
  • Jesty B
  • DAVE GQ88
  • Joy Wendo

Best African Music Video in Germany 2023

  • Anthony Sky
  • D Ukingo
  • Ewalefoh Godfrey Esezobor
  • Agnes Mjd
  • Gabriel Uaangue
  • Queen Judith
  • DAVE GQ88
  • Joy Wendo


Best African Restaurant in Germany 2023

  • Nairobi – Restaurant & Grill
  • 24 Diner African Restaurant
  • Tembo African Restaurant and Bar
  • Hotel Restaurant Haus Mühlenbrock
  • Afropot Berlin
  • La Villageoise

Best African Caterer in Germany 2023

  • Nana Eve
  • Jambo African Dishes

Best African Chef in Germany 2023

  • Anesu Mitchel Mutamaenda
  • Gillian Lwangu Piroth


Best African Teacher/Coach in Germany 2023

  • Maureen Burgstahler
  • Evelyne Waithira Mueller
  • Mohamed El Boujaddaini
  • Shadrack Oduor Oloo ‘Burgermeister’

Best African Scholar in Germany 2023

Dr Rahab Njeri


Best African Film Director in Germany 2023

  • Momoh Okoro Alnajim
  • Slay Pixels
  • Prince Ogugua Igwe

Best African Script Writer in Germany 2023

  • Tony Slay
  • Selah Gaomi


Best African Beauty, Barber & Hair Salon in Germany 2023

  • Joyce Wairimu Avoka
  • Maryann Liebrenz

Best African Fashion Designer in Germany 2023

  • Agnes Mwikali Vorreiter
  • Assick Ebai Nyenty


Best African Videographer in Germany 2023

Tony Slay

Best African Comedian in Germany 2023    

Naj Momoh

Best African Movie Director in Germany 2023

  • Momoh Okoro Alnajim
  • Prince Ogugua Igwe


Best African Social Media Personality in Germany 2023

Agnes Mwikali Vorreiter


Dr. Yvonne Uwamahoro

How to vote for your nominee

Public voting online for the official Award nominees will be open on 7th August 2023 at

Award categories with only 1 qualified nominee are not subjected to public voting. The winners will be decided by the Awards Committee.

How to sponsor the AFRONEWS Awards 2023 Gala Night

The Afronews Awards 2023 Gala Night is a high-level event that offers companies a variety of channels to increase their visibility amongst members of the African Community in Germany. To sponsor the event, please contact;

Stephen Ogongo,
Editor of Afronews Germany,
Tel/WhatsApp: +393333010654.


Chris Black,
GMB Promotions
Tel/WhatsApp: +49 163 1254715

Sponsors of AFRONEWS Awards 2023

Ortel Mobile, Germany’s leading prepaid sim cards provider for people with a migration background, is the major sponsor of the AFRONEWS AWARDS 2023.

The Awards are also sponsored by Taptap Send, an easy-to-use smartphone app that lets you send money to family and friends with just a few taps and a debit card.

The AFRONEWS Awards Gala Night 2023

The event will be held in Waiblingen, Stuttgart on 21st October 2023. The venue chosen for the Afronews Awards Gala Night 2023 is: Bürgerzentrum Waiblingen, Bürgerzentrum, An d. Talaue 4, 71334 Waiblingen, Stuttgart. The date is: 21st October 2023, from 17:30. Save the date!!

Booking to attend the AFRONEWS Awards Gala Night 2023

You are all encouraged to attend the Afronews Awards Gala Night to join us in celebrating achievers from our community.

Reservations are made on a first-come first-served basis. For further info on Reservations to attend the Awards Gala Night, please contact:

GMB Promotions
Email :
Tel/WhatsApp: +49 163 1254715

It’s now your turn to vote for the people and associations/organisations you are convinced should receive AFRONEWS African Community in Germany Awards (2023).