Ladies and Gentlemen, please see the list of successful nominees for the voting stage of 2014 Social Media Awards Africa #SMAA2014 as delivered by the Virtual Council and Jury

  1. PERSONALITY BASED CATEGORY (Awards for individual achievements in social media):

 

  • Blogger of The Year

 

  1. Xtian Dela Kenya
  2. Joubert Botha South Africa
  3. Ogunsanya Jide Nigeria
  4. Tosin Ajibade Nigeria
  5. Linda Ikeji Nigeria
  6. Ben Kiruthi Kenya
  7. Philip Etemesi Kenya
  8. Yomi Adegboye Nigeria
  9. Kenyan Stylista Kenya
  10. Sharon Mundia Kenya

 

  • Social Media Personality of The Year

 

  1. Luyando Haangala Zambia
  2. Japheth Omojuwa Nigeria
  3. Ayari Yassine Tunisia
  4. WIERD MC (Adesola A Idowu) Nigeria
  5. Amet Tsikata Ghana
  6. Chude Jideonwo Nigeria
  7. Blosom Nnodim Nigeria
  8. Sharon Mundia Kenya
  9. Mattie James Liberia
  10. Mo’Cheddah (Modupe Oreoluwa Oyeyemi Ola) Nigeria

 

  • Social Media Hero of The Year

 

  1. Xtian Dela Kenya
  2. Japheth Omojuwa Nigeria
  3. Dele Momodu Nigeria
  4. Oluseun Osewa Nigeria
  5. Mattie James Liberia
  6. Collins Nabiswa Kenya
  7. Bankelele Kenya
  8. Strive Masiyiwa Zimbabwe
  9. Michael Thandukwazi Hlatshwayo
  10. Chris Kirubi Kenya

 

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(B) INSTITUTIONAL CATEGORY (Best Use of Social Media by):

  • Best Use of Social Media by Government/Public Sector

 

  1. Kenya National Youth Service Kenya
  2. Republic of Rwanda Ministry of Youth and ICT Rwanda
  3. Ekiti State Government Nigeria
  4. SouthAfrican Tourism South Africa
  5. Lagos State Government Nigeria
  6. Department of Public Service And Administration, Republic of South Africa South Africa
  7. Federal Ministry of Information, Nigeria Nigeria
  8. State House Uganda Uganda
  9. The Ministry of Foreign Affair Ethopia Ethopia
  10. African Development Bank Group (AfDB) Cote d’ivoire

 

  • Best Use of Social Media by Private Sector

 

  1. DHL Africa Kenya
  2. Demo Africa Nigeria
  3. Orgella Entertainment South Africa
  4. Information Nigeria Nigeria
  5. Smart Tanzania Tanzania
  6. Informer East Africa East Africa
  7. Channels TV Nigeria
  8. Morroco/Canadian School Morroco
  9. Jumia Kenya Kenya
  10. Popi Media South Africa

 

  • Best Use of Social Media by Non-Profit

 

  1. The Future Project Nigeria
  2. Partners for Possibility South Africa
  3. Network of African youths for Development Uganda
  4. Stand to End Rape      Nigeria
  5. Hope Foundation Cameroon Cameroon
  6. Tonu Elumelu Foundation Nigeria
  7. Red Cross Uganda Uganda
  8. DEMO Africa
  9. Daystar Christian Centre Nigeria
  10. Sahara Reporters Nigeria

 

  • Best Use of Social Media by Start-up/MSME

 

  1. ListMe Nigeria
  2. MegasMag
  3. BudgIT Nigeria
  4. Afrobouguee Ghana
  5. Adforumco Nigeria
  6. AIM Group Tanzania/Kenya
  7. TVyangu Kenya
  8. Style Sketches Kenya
  9. Grumi         Nigeria
  10. Mothers Aura Foundation Ghana

 

  • Best Use of Social Media by Financial Institution

 

  1. GTBank Nigeria
  2. Access Bank Nigeria
  3. KCB Group Kenya
  4. Stanbic IBTC Nigeria
  5. Zenith Bank Nigeria
  6. Diamond bank Nigeria
  7. Standard Bank South Africa
  8. Finance Trust Bank Uganda
  9. Safaricom Kenya
  10. Fidelity Bank Ghana

 

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 (C) INDIGENOUS CATEGORY (Local Campaigns and Brands):

  • App of The Year

 

  1. iRokotv Mobile App Nigeria
  2. Okadabooks Nigeria
  3. Efiko Nigeria
  4. Afrinolly Nigeria
  5. MPesa Kenya
  6. ICOW Kenya
  7. MFarm Kenya
  8. Channels TV Nigeria
  9. Paga Nigeria
  10. GT Bank Mobile App Nigeria

 

  • Hashtag of The Year

 

  1. #ThisIsAfrica Nigeria
  2. #TheNiteTalk Kenya
  3. #CITSCarnival Kenya
  4. #letsnotpretend Ghana
  5. #NHBi Nigeria
  6. #AskKirubi Kenya
  7. #Ogaatthetop Nigeria
  8. #choice4life Nigeria
  9. #somebodytellkenya Nigeria
  10. #ProtectOurCorpers Nigeria

 

  • Brand of The Year

 

  1. GTBank Nigeria
  2. Vodafone Ghana Ghana
  3. BigEye Uganda
  4. Jumia-Nigeria Nigeria
  5. Raha 2.0 Tanzania
  6. Gloworld Nigeria
  7. MPesa Kenya
  8. Konga Nigeria
  9. VenturesAfrica Nigeria
  10. DSTV South Africa

 

  • Best Rated Platform

 

  1. com South Africa
  2. com Nigeria
  3. Nigeriafilms Nigeria
  4. Nairaland Nigeria
  5. Nigeria Trade Hub Nigeria
  6. Sahara Reporters Nigeria
  7. Naija247News Nigeria
  8. Bella Naija Nigeria
  9. All 4 Women South Africa
  10. The Independent Uganda

 

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(D) PLATFORM BASED CATEGORY (Specific Social Platforms):

 

  • Facebook Page of The Year

 

  1. Nigeria Wedding Nigeria
  2. All4 Women South Africa
  3. Actor Kenya Kenya
  4. Jumia Kenya Kenya
  5. matci morroco morroco
  6. Barefootlaw Uganda
  7. Comedy Central Africa South Africa
  8. Airtel Uganda Uganda
  9. Kenya Wedding Kenya
  10. Kawowo Sports Uganda

 

  • Twitter Handle of The Year

 

  1. @GoToSouthAfrica – SouthAfrican Tourism South Africa
  2. @XtianDela – X-tian Dela Kenya
  3. @jimitewe – Jimi Tewe Nigeria
  4. @HomeboyzRadio – Home Boyz Radio Kenya
  5. @VictorMochere – Victor Mochere Kenya
  6. @omojuwa – Japhet Omojuwa Nigeria
  7. @itsPLAYtimebaby – PLAYtime EntertaEntertainment Ghana
  8. @GlobacomLimited – Gloworld Nigeria
  9. @ComedyCentralAF – Comedy Central Africa
  10. @AndrewMwenda – Andrew Mwenda Uganda

 

  • Influencer of The Year

 

  1. X-tian Dela Kenya
  2. The Love Tour KE Kenya
  3. Demola Detona Nigeria
  4. Victor Mochere Kenya
  5. Badmus Bukola Mikail Nigeria
  6. Child Birth Survival Africa/Int
  7. Olori Supergal Nigeria
  8. Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo Nigeria
  9. Nigeria Trade Hub Nigeria
  10. @AndrewMwenda – Andrew Mwenda Uganda

 

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