Africa’s hardworking and innovative bloggers who continue to push the development story and other exciting content on the Internet space have been awarded.
The winner’s list was announced on social micro-blogging platform, Twitter on Friday 3rd June.
Entries were received from across the continent for the following categories: Best African Blog, Best African YouTube Channel, Best African Instagrammer, Best African Twitter profile, Best African Facebook page and 21 other categories.
Here is the list of the 2016 winners
Top Women and Girls’ Empowerment blog in Africa - Mummy Tales
Top Facebook Profile in Africa- Christian Dela
Top Youtube Channel in Africa- Chris Rogers ZA
Top Twitter Personality in Africa- JJ Omojuwa
Top Instragrammer in Africa- Gareth Pon
Top Social Issues and Active Citizenship blog in Africa- Africa On The Rise
Top Personal Health and Wellness blog in Africa- Healthable.org
Top Photography blog in Africa-Jono Jebus
Top Youth Culture blog in Africa- Melenia Mag
Top Travel blog in Africa- The Travel Manuel
Technology and Gadgets blog in Africa- Pixel Vulture
Top Sports blog in Africa- Complete Sports
Top Public Health blog in Africa-Nigel Health Watch
Top Personal blog in Africa- Caffeine and F
Top Music blog in Africa- Texx and the City
Top Marketing, Media and Brand blog in Africa- Moses Kemibaro
Top Lifestyle blog in Africa- Oyoo Quartey
Top Hobbies and DIY blog in Africa- Lazy Gamer
Top Food and Drink blog in Africa- Sam Linsell
Top Fashion and Beauty blog in Africa- Nancie Mwai
Top Entertainment blog in Africa- yoMzansi
Top Business, Finance and Entrepreneurship blog in Africa- Tech Finals
Top Arts and Culture blog in Africa- Books Live SA
Top Advice and Parenting blog in Africa - Shan Vijendranath
Top Blog in Africa- Africa On The Rise
The African Blogger Awards is a platform that continues to acknowledge top African talent in the world of bloggers and social media influencers. According to organizers, the awards scheme provides opportunities for the most successful online influencers in Africa to be recognized for their hard work in growing and keeping their communities active and engaged.
Entries for next year will be opened in May 2017.