Welcome to the inaugural African Business Awards, South Africa’s premier awards for leaders & businesses in South Africa. The result is that committed South Africans, from across all sectors, are motivated to pursue equally impressive success. All individuals and organizations are honored for their contribution to the South African economy.

Award Categories

Benefits of entering

 Differentiate your business from your competitors and stand out in your industry.

Measure your performance against Africa’s best.

Entrench your brand on a leadership platform.  

Raise your profile to attract investors and key stakeholder.

Network with fellow business individuals.

Attract and retain top talent.

Highly valuable PR and media exposure through multi-channel marketing

Keynote Speaker

Honorable Gwede Mantashe - Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy


Meet The Judges

Vino Govender

Managing Director LA Consulting Engineers​

Victor Sekese

CEO of SNG Grant Thornton

Thulani Nzima ​

Director Thulson Investment (TIG)​

Revan Somai

Managing Director · BEE Procurement Database Services

Phillip Tshikotshi

Vice President Human Resources Startek

Mothunye Mothiba

CEO Productivity SA

Mapule Ncanywa

Head: Naspers Labs

Lerato Pretorius

CEO Polyzomba Rail Contractors

Khathu Ramakumba

CFO – Unisa

Dionne Kerr

CEO Siyakha Consulting

Colin Leshou

Provincial Manager SEDA

Dr Nceba Ndzwayiba

Group Human Resources & Transformation Director at Netcare

Buyani Zwane

Founder of Breakthrough Development

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