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All the winners of the African Entrepreneurship Award

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BMCE Bank of Africa has announced the winners of the second edition of the African Entrepreneurship Award, which allocates $1-million each year.
The award ceremony, chaired by President Othman Benjelloun, was held on 5 December to compensate the most significant and sustainable businesses in the award’s three categories: education, environment and uncharted.
Among the 37 finalists who participated to the Boot Camp held in Casablanca from 30 November to 3 December 2016, 11 winners were selected by a presidential jury.
The winners are as follows:

First place – $150 000
* Environment: Mahmud Johnson – Liberia – “Oil Palm products”
* Education: Jennifer Shigoli – Tanzania – “Reusable Sanitary Pads

Second place – $100 000
* Environment: Ernie Aylward – South Africa “Electric mini-cabs”
* Education: AbideenAdelu – Nigeria – “Mobile application for students”
* Uncharted: Joyce Kyalema – Uganda – “Pumpkin food”

Pioneer Awards – $50 000
* Frederico Peres da Silva – Mozambique – “Connect blue-collar, informal workers to customers”
* Achiri Nji – Cameroon – “Live status updates on road conditions”
* Benti Gelalcha – Ethiopia – “Veterinary Ambulatory Clinical Services”
* Murtula Sanni – Nigeria – “Online platform for skilled workers”
* Omar Kadiri – Morocco – “Free phone credit”.