January 29, 2022
The iconic Dorchester Hotel in Mayfair London will host the 10th African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Award. The prestigious event, organized annually by the African Leadership Organization, is planned this year as a hybrid event with a blend of physical and virtual options to cater to all participation segments.
Opened in 1931 in the heart of Park Lane, the Dorchester has been described as one of the most revered hotels in London. The five-star luxury hotel on Deanery Street and Park Lane in London, to the east of Hyde Park, has hosted several high-profile events. The hotel will host major political, business, and diplomatic leaders in February during the Persons of the Year.
The venue, which represents top-class luxury and excellence, is consistent with the African Leadership brand and its world-class events. The African Leadership brand is reputed for showcasing Africa’s excellence in leadership across world-class platforms globally.
Already confirmed to attend this high-profile event are, His Excellency Lazarus Chakwera, President of Malawi, Lord Dolar Popat, member of the House of Lords, and the British Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Rwanda and Uganda.
Also to receive awards during the event in various categories are the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, as the African Political Leader of the Year 2021; the President of Botswana, Mokgweetsi Masis, as the African Peace & Security Leader of the Year 2021; Egyptian Football Star, Mo Salah, as ALM Young person of the Year 2021, alongside five other distinguished Africans in a keenly contested poll.
As has been the tradition in the past nine years, winners shall be decorated and presented with honour instruments on February 26th, 2022, during the annual African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Award ceremony.
The African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Awards, the leading vote-based third-party endorsement in the continent, has continued to attract interest from Africans within and in the Diaspora.
The African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year, which is in its 10th year, is an annual award reserved for distinguished Africans who have blazed the trail in the year under review. A shortlist of nominees are selected from results gathered via a Call for the nomination – traditionally promoted via paid online and offline campaigns across the continent, Europe, and the Americas. The call for nomination is the first step in a multi-phased process.
About African Leadership Magazine:
The African Leadership magazine is published by African Leadership (U.K.) Limited, a company registered in the United Kingdom. The magazine focuses on bringing Africa’s best to a global audience, telling the African story from an African perspective; while evolving solutions to peculiar challenges the continent faces today.
Since its maiden edition, African Leadership Magazine has become a leading pan-African flagship leadership-focused publication read by over 1 200 000 targeted international investors, business executives, government policymakers, and multilateral agencies in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and the U.S. It is distributed at major international and African Leadership events around the world. The magazine has over 1 000,000 subscribers/Followers on Facebook and a virile readership on other social media platforms. It is a niche and unbiased African voice born out of a desire to tell the African story from an African perspective by focusing on individuals and corporates known for their legacy-based approach to leadership.