MTN wins Grand Prix: Africa’s Best Brand. Apple #1 Most Valuable Brand in Africa. Samsung #1 Most Admired Non-African Brand. Dangote is Brand Builder of the Year. A Lifetime Achievement Award for Econet Founder/Chairman Strive Masiyiwa. Yswara, Konga and Kisua recognized as Emerging African Brands.
Brand Africa 100: (L-R) Lazarus Jacobs (Partner- Paragon Investment & Master of Ceremony), James Woods (Brand Africa -Youth Counsel), Larry Annetts (Chief Marketing Officer- MTN ), Milton Nkosi (Analyst Africa Bureau-BBC ), Omar Ben Yedder (Publisher African Business & Brand Africa Trustee, Samuel Mensah (CEO-Kisua), Thebe Ikalafeng (Founder & Chairman- Brand Africa), Swaady Martin (CEO- Yswara) and Pratiksha Jekison (Senior Manager: MTN).
Brand Africa Counsel members representing South Africa, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, The Gambia, Tunisia, Namibia, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Nigeria among pan-African guests at the 4th annual Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands awards event on 22 October 2015 at Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Members of the Pan-African Brand Africa Network, Trustees and Patrons at the Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands in Johannesburg on 22 October 2015: (L-R)
Lazarus Jacobs (Namibia), Julian Kiganda (Uganda/USA), Professor Alinah Segobye(South Africa), Nonye Mpho Omotola (Nigeria/South Africa), Dr Jackie Chimhanzi (Zimbabwe/South Africa), Omar Ben Yedder (Tunisia/UK), Adama Sanneh (The Gambia/Italy), Professor John Tesha (Tanzania), Samuel Mensah (Ghana/South Africa), James Wood (Malawi/UK), Swaady Martin(Cote D’Ivoire/South Afrca), Ben Antonio (Mozambique), Thebe Ikalafeng (South Africa).