Horndiplomat-The AfricaCom Awards show, supported by Founding Awards Sponsor, PCCW Global, was a colourful and festive Mardi Gras themed event. Held in Cape Town during AfricaCom, guests celebrated and acknowledged those trailblazers who are leading digital inclusion, connectivity and digital development on the African Continent.
Abdikarim Mohamed Eid – CEO, Telesom was acknowledged as the AfricaCom CXO of the Year & was recognised for outstanding achievements in driving ‘Digital Africa’ forward and walked away with the award for the AfricaCom Enterprise CIO of the Year.
This award was voted for by the public and presented at the AfricaCom Awards 2018. This accolade was for African-based telecoms, ICT and enterprise leaders who are prioritising telecoms innovation, embracing disruptive tech and elevating the continent’s digital economy.
AfricaCom is the continent’s most prominent annual industry awards for the telecommunications and information technology sector, and Somaliland dominated this year’s awards.
Tom Cuthell, event director of AfricaCom concluded by saying: “Congratulations to all of the award winners. The bar has been set high and we all look forward to seeing what next year holds.”