Malawian receives Young African Achiever award: James Woods

Young Malawian James Woods was honoured at the African Achievers Awards 2015 on Saturday 25th July.Woods (right) with John Fashamu at the awards

The prestigious awards were held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa and it proved to be a star studded event with Nollywood stars, South African and other Africa celebrities, musicians, key African political figures, entrepreneurs, policy makers and business leaders. The awards drew participants from over 36 African countries.

James Woods was given the Young African Achiever award in the Change Maker category where over 1500 people had been nominated.

He was recognised for his continued and outstanding work in and around the African continent as young man influencing the world around him and championing initiatives to develop Africa.

James received the award in person and dedicated it to Malawi and all those who continue to fight for a better Africa.

Other winners on the night included President of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete who was given the male Excellence in Leadership award; Chairperson of the African Union H.E. Dlamini-Zuma was given the Excellence in Leadership award in the female category; One Campaign Africa team won organisation of the year.

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wil
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We are all proud of you and continue what you are doing. A person who does their work quietly and does not seek attention letting their work speak for them BRAVO amuje choncho ndi umunthu

David
Guest
Congratulations James! This is a young man who has worked with global billionaires such as Mo Ibrahim the man who brought mobile communications to Africa, he has even worked on the B-Group founded by Richard Branson of Virgin and numerous other Billionaires. Has worked with Former and Current heads of state on communications. I have followed this young man closely and have been extremely impressed with what he has become, a few people I know have benefitted from him in terms of school fees and medical assistance, I even saw the media work he has been doing internationally as he… Read more »
haha
Guest

NEVER HEARD OF HIM

Peter Mathanyula Wakuba
Guest

Paja Peter mutharika wanted to fuck this young boy in the ass. Koma Ntata anaitulukira style and escorted him to the State House for his protection. That’s why a Peter got angry with Ntata. All this suing business is because he didn’t get some ass. Ntata cock-blocked him.

Peter Mathanyula Wakuba
Guest

Koma ukamuuze mkulu wako Powell asamangokhalira mowa. Sizimamukhala.

Peter Mathanyula Wakuba
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Wawa a Muje

Antiracist
Guest

Good news and congratulations. He looks like a coloured person. One of his parents is a white? With Woods as a surname, may a Tiger Woods lovechild?

Fury Road
Guest

Zabwino zonse bro

m3
Guest

Congrats mwana wakwathu,keep the fire burning! You have done us proud just like CHILEMBA.

Ngiyakufisela ntcheu
Guest

This is good news…but the article does not articulate what James exactly did to get this award.

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