African of the Year 2019
This recognition is open to an African whose actions have greatly impacted the continent positively in the year under review and helped shape his or her immediate society and continues to inspire globally.
African Female Leader of the Year 2019
This recognition is open to an African woman who has defied the odds, risen above the patriarchal systems in the continent to positively affect the continent or influence women to aspire for excellence in various fields.
ALM Person of the Year 2019 – Educational Development
This recognition is open to an African, whose contribution to the growth of education and deepening knowledge has been second to none in the year under review. It is also reserved for a member of the academic whose research or policy has contributed to shaping his or her country’s economic growth and development
ALM Person of the Year 2019 – Employment Generation
This recognition is open to an African, whose actions, policies and business has helped in creating jobs for Africans in the year under review
ALM Person of the Year 2019 – Political Leadership
This recognition is open to an African, whose contribution has immensely contributed to deepening democracy and democratic values in the continent.
ALM Person of the Year 2019 – Philanthropy & Charitable Contributions to Society
This recognition is open to an African, who has given more to support a charitable cause, social justice and promote social good.
ALM Young Person of the Year 2019
Criteria: Must be between the ages of 18-38; Young persons of African descent, making a difference globally via diverse sectors such as business, IT, entertainment, sports, etc, remaining a positive role model and re-defining creativity, resilience; hard work and ingenuity of the continent’s young people