The AFRONEWS – Ortel Mobile African Community in Germany Awards recognise and celebrate African Achievers in Germany.
We are pleased to announce the official nominees for the AFRONEWS – Ortel Mobile African Community in Germany Awards (2021).
The Awards are organised by the AFRONEWS, the newspaper for Africans in Germany in collaboration with Ortel Mobile, Germany’s leading prepaid sim cards provider for people with a migration background.
The AFRONEWS – Ortel Mobile African Community in Germany 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 AFRONEWS – Ortel Mobile African Community in Germany Awards recognise the good work done by African organisations/associations 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.
For this first edition of the AFRONEWS – Ortel Mobile African Community in Germany Awards, there were six categories open for nominations.
- The Best African Association in Germany
- The Best African Festival in Germany
- The Best African Musician/Band in Germany
- The Best African DJ in Germany
- The Best African Fashion Designer in Germany
- The Best African Restaurant in Germany
The closing date for entries was 17:00 on 16th September 2021.
We are grateful to all the people who submitted their nominations. We were overwhelmed by the positive response and the high number of nominations submitted.
The Awards Committee has reviewed the nominated candidates to selected the finalists for each award category based upon the information submitted, the information received from the nominees and the candidate’s track record.
The Official Nominees for the AFRONEWS – Ortel Mobile African Community in Germany Awards (2021
THE BEST AFRICAN ASSOCIATION IN GERMANY
- Tumaini Dala eV
- Nigerian Community Bayern e.V
- RAISE – The Gambian helping Hands e.V.
- African Mums in Deutschland e. V.
- ADAN e.V.
- Kenyan Women in Germany e.V. (KWIG)
- African Youth Abroad Empowerment (AYAE)
- AG-Career Hub
- Help to Help Foundation
THE BEST AFRICAN FESTIVAL IN GERMANY
- Afrika Festival Tübingen
- Africa Festival Stuttgart
- Nollywood Film Festival Germany
THE BEST AFRICAN MUSICIAN/BAND IN GERMANY
- The Ngoma Africa Band
- Peter Jesty popularly known as Jesty B
- Rebellion The Recaller
THE BEST AFRICAN DJ IN GERMANY
- Deejay Aisher
- DJ Buuchezo
- DJ Ajazz
- Peace Boy Cham The VybzBoss
- DJ Selekta Adi
THE BEST AFRICAN RESTAURANT IN GERMANY
- Hotel Restaurant Haus Mühlenbrock in Schermbeck
- La Villageoise
Voting for the nominees
From today, 22nd September 2021, from 17:00 it will be possible to vote for your favourite finalist(s). Please get ready to vote for your favourite finalist(s). The voting takes place on https://afronews.de/
The voting will officially close on 14th October 2021 at 17:00.
The public vote will account for 70% while the vote of the Award Committee will account for 30% in determining the winner of each category.
Winners of the AFRONEWS – Ortel Mobile African Community in Germany Awards (2021) will be announced at the Awards Gala Night sponsored by Ortel Mobile on 23rd October 2021 from 18:00 to 23:00 at Freigut Bootshaus GmbH, Freigut-Frankfurt, Eiserner Steg (Sachsenhäuser Mainufer), 60594 Frankfurt am Main.
The winner of each category will receive the Award Plaque while the runners-up will receive certificates. In addition to the Award Plaque, the winner of the Best African Association in Germany category will receive a cash prize of 2000 euros from Ortel Mobile to support the activities of the association.