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5 December 2017 | Social Media Trends

Patrick Fynn Announced "Discovery Of The Year" Nominee In 2017 Africa Youth Awards

Kobina Makuom
Patrick Fynn Announced

Versatile Ghanaian youngster, Patrick Fynn has grabbed a nomination in "Discovery of the Year" category of the 2017 edition of the continent’s most coveted awards for young achievers and change makers.

He is one ofover 140 young Africans selected from 25 countries as finalists for the 2017 Africa Youth Awards.

Patrick Fynn as a burgeoning writer, medical practitioner,leaderand entrepreneur has over the years chalked enviable successes in various endeavours. As an influencer he has played significant roles in social change, life empowerment, artsand health promotion projects.

Among a list of recognitions for his prolificacy is the "Student Author of the Year"award in honour of his best seller motivational book, "You Are On Your Own"and numerous thought-provoking articles.

He is brand ambassador for One Health Unit, a health service provider in Ghana and also works as Public Relations Officer for Firm Bridges Communications and IT firm, Vokacom.

Launched in 2014 and currently in its 4th Edition, the awards has become a recognised platform for young Africans to showcase what contributions they have made to the success of the continent thus far, and the potential that they possess to take Africa to the next level across various key industries.

Nominees which span across 23 categories include: 51 females, 73 Males and 17 organisations in Africa and the Diaspora.

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The shortlisted nominees were announced by Africa Youth Awards on 4th December, 2017 and winners will be publicly announced on 1st January, 2018.

Voting which can be done on www.africayouthawards.org/vote is expected to end on 17th December.

According to Terser Adamu, COO of Africa Youth Awards, this year’s nominees demonstrates the army of young people who have taken the destiny of the continent into their own hands for positive results. He also encouraged Africans to support the nominees as the continent awaits the announcement of the winners.

Below is the full list of the shortlisted nomineesof the 2017 Africa Youth Awards

ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR

  1. BirweHabmo
  2. Farida Nabourema
  3. Kasindeetumba smith
  4. Louise Kanza
  5. Omoyeleisaac success
  6. PatsonMalisa

AFRICAN YOUTH OF THE YEAR (FEMALE)

  1. Anne Kansiime
  2. Bella Nshimirimana
  3. Dr Faith KudakwasheNyamukapa
  4. Farida Nabourema
  5. PhindileSithole-Spong
  6. TebogoLebanna

AFRICAN YOUTH OF THE YEAR (MALE)

  1. Ihab Amir
  2. IyaTraore
  3. Kwame Antwi-AgyeiOpoku
  4. Millard Ayo
  5. OluwaseunOlogunwilliam
  6. Seth Kwame Boateng

AWARD FOR ACADEMICS

  1. Anna lefatsheMoagi
  2. DikelediAndronicaMokoena
  3. Dr. Mrs Yakama Manty Jones
  4. Lang Loum
  5. Ngozi Marion Emmanuel

AWARD FOR AGRICULTURE

  1. GninlnagnonKoné
  2. Joshua Ayinbora
  3. KwabenaBoateng
  4. Nathalie KpanteGambah
  5. OlawaleRotimiOpeyemi
  6. Pride Machingauta

AWARD FOR DIASPORA ACHIEVEMENT

  1. Ashley A. Opoku
  2. Benjamin Fernandes
  3. FatoumataKebe
  4. Katche Corinne
  5. LudovicBiyong
  6. Yvonne Amponsah

AWARD FOR EDUCATION

  1. Boubacar Mohamed Mahmoud
  2. Eric Pentsil
  3. Gabriel Tekpetey
  4. OusseynouditIbrahimaCamara
  5. Racheal Kalaba
  6. Stephen Creppy

AWARD FOR TECHNOLOGY

  1. Camidus
  2. DrCADx
  3. Flutterwave
  4. Jamii
  5. RoamSmart
  6. Tress

AWARD FOR YOUTH EMPOWERMENT

  1. Bella Nshimirimana
  2. Kwame Antwi-AgyeiOpoku
  3. Masereka Charles Yoronimu
  4. Rose AggreyMmbaga
  5. Thato Edison Diako
  6. Victor Moinina

BLOGGER OF THE YEAR

  1. Adekeye . E. Tosin
  2. ElormBeenie
  3. Gilbert Rwabigwi
  4. Jonilar
  5. Nancy Sumari
  6. Salawu Ibrahim

DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR

  1. Caroline Ngata
  2. LameckKiula
  3. Nadia Owusu
  4. NjikiDjemi Michele Valerie
  5. OlalekanAbdulqudusAkintomide
  6. OluwaseyiAdemo
  7. Omar Said Abdel-AzimMostafaSharawy
  8. Patrick Fynn

ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

  1. AigbeOmoregie
  2. Clarisse Iribagiza
  3. JokateMwegelo
  4. SandileShezi
  5. Sangu Julius Delle
  6. ShaleenManhireNullens

FASHION PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

  1. Daniel Odonkor
  2. MaajoaAsabeaYeboah
  3. Matthew Rugamba
  4. Shahbaaz Sayed Yusuf
  5. TetaIsibo

HEALTH PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

  1. Aisha Ojone Abu
  2. Benson Owusu
  3. EnowAwah Georges Stevens
  4. Jack HisardNyalando
  5. Landry NdrikoMayigane
  6. Richard Selormey
  7. Runcie C.W. Chidebe

LEADER OF THE YEAR

  1. BokangMolelle
  2. KiruhuraBabu Patrick
  3. KitsoBapaki
  4. Ngang Ernest Che
  5. Raphael Obonyo
  6. Zakaria El Hamel

LITERARY EXCELLENCE AWARD

  1. BotlhaleBoikanyo
  2. ChiziteremNdukwe-Nwoke
  3. Diana Mpyisi
  4. Dr. Samuel Tinagyei
  5. JovitaEfehiObadolagbonyi
  6. NoViolet Bulawayo
  7. SylvanusBedzrah
  8. UpileChisala

MEDIA PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

  1. Millard Ayo
  2. Musah Kofi Idriss
  3. Ngwane Hansel Masango
  4. NwabisaMatyumza
  5. Salma Msangi
  6. SibabalweSesmani

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

  1. Hanane El Khader
  2. Ihab Amir
  3. Nasty C
  4. SaadLamjarred
  5. Shatta Wale
  6. Vanessa Mdee

PUBLIC SERVANT OF THE YEAR

  1. Anna lefatsheMoagi
  2. DikelediAndronicaMokoena
  3. KadioKadio Eric
  4. Meshack Omega Omido
  5. Ogunshola Michael

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE OF THE YEAR

  1. Girls Effect initiative
  2. Hope Alive Africa Initiative
  3. Kente Master
  4. TECO² project
  5. Wadi Ben Hirki Foundation (WBH)
  6. Smithmai Company T limited

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

  1. DillionPhiri
  2. Franck Verzefé
  3. Jennifer Richard Shigoli
  4. KagisoMadibana
  5. Melvin SongweShuye
  6. PinkrahKwaku Kingsley

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS

  1. Dr. Franklin Armah Sharp
  2. MakosiMusambasi
  3. ManthomengEulaliaPeahoane
  4. Namnkunda hope mwijuka
  5. Peter Njodzeka
  6. RoselyneNyakona
  7. Ukpohor Excel

STARTUP OF THE YEAR

  1. Intercontinental Paints
  2. Kidoti Company
  3. Lagare.ma
  4. OBRI
  5. Tapera Bio Industries
  6. The Wealth Project Holdings

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