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Breaking: Here are the 2020 candidates that emerged winners of the Future Awards Africa

Rema, Damilola Odufuwa, Jide-Kene Achufusi, Chioma Nwosu, Sam Adeyemi, Seun Fakorede, others emerge winners at The Future Awards Africa 2020.

The Future Awards Africa on Saturday, 28 November 2020 held its first-ever TV and digital edition (inspired after the Covid-19 pandemic), to celebrate the transformative power of youth on its 15th edition. The show which aired on Africa Magic, Pop Central and MTV Base, featured guest appearances from Singer-Songwriter, Chike; renowned movie actress, Funke Akindele; beauty entrepreneur, Tara Fela-Durotoye; Channel Director, M-Net West Africa, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu and more.  

In celebrating young leaders driving the culture, leading the conversation, dictating trends, upsetting old orders and creating new possibilities, 20 winners emerged in their respective categories and they are – 

The Future Awards Africa Prize for; 

  1. Acting: Jide-Kene Achufusi 
  2. Arts: Kingsley Ayogu 
  3. Content creation: Debo ‘Mr Macaroni’ Adedayo 
  4. Entrepreneurship: Akomolafe Henrich Bankole 
  5. Film: Dafe Oboro 
  6. Leading conversations: Damilola Odufuwa 
  7. Music: Divine ‘Rema’ Ikubor 
  8. Health and wellness: Chioma Nwosu 
  9. Disruption: Adegoke Olubusi, Tito Ovia, Dimeji Sofowora  
  10. Lawyers: Georgette Monnou 
  11. Governance: Seun Fakorede 
  12. Intrapreneurship: Lehle Balde 
  13. Beauty: Doyinsola Afolabi 
  14. Journalism: Aisha Salaudeen 
  15. Literature: Toluwalase ‘Logan February’ Akinwale 
  16. Fashion: Daniel Obasi  
  17. Activism: Hassana Maina 
  18. Community action: Derick Omari (Ghana) 
  19. Young Person of the Year: Ogutu Okudo (Kenya) 
  20. Service to Young People: Dr. Sam Adeyemi

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The event will also raise awareness and funds for NGOs working to end sexual and gender-based violence in Nigeria. 

The Future Festival 2020 is brought to you by RED | For Africa, in partnership with Y! Africa. 

Media partners are Africa Magic, MTV Base, Pop Central,, Cool FM, Nigeria Info, Clout Africa and BellaNaija. 

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