Official: Fourah Bay College To Host The 2024 African Genius Awards

Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, will host the 2024 African Genius Awards in September, making it the first college/university outside South Africa to host the prestigious awards.

Since 2021, the African Genius Awards have been held in South Africa. But in May 2024, the African Genius Awards and Fourah Bay partnered to host the awards event in Sierra Leone.

The awards event is scheduled to take place in September this year in Fourah Bay College campus, making it the first time the African Genius Awards is held outside its country of origin, South Africa.

Speaking about the partnership, Dr Sifiso Falala, founder of the African Genius Awards, told The African Dream that they are very proud to partner with Fourah Bay College.

“Sierra Leone is a special country, and to have Sierra Leone to host the 2024 African Genius Awards is a special event for them,” said Dr Sifiso Falala, founder of The African Genius Awards.

Dr Falala also said the awards will be hosted in different African countries in the coming years as the awards seek to showcase what Africans are capable of doing and achieving.

We are very proud to partner with Fourah Bag College. We have some exciting results to look forward to and we will do the launching and announcements of winners in Fourah Bay College, Sierra Leone — Dr Sifiso Falala.

About The African Genius Awards

The African Genius Awards was launched in 2021 by Priority Performance Projects to celebrate and recognize outstanding achievements in science, technology, arts, and culture across the African continent.

The awards seek to promote and inspire excellence, innovation, and creativity among Africans, and to showcase the talent and ingenuity of the continent’s people.

Since its establishment, eight Africans have won the awards including Professor Wole Soyinka, Albert Chinụalụmọgụ Achebe (in posthumous), Aliko Mohammed Dangote, and others.

Plus94 Research, University of Pretoria, University of Johannesburg, Fourah Bay College, Gordon Institute of Business Science, 702, The African Dream, Charlotte Mannya-Maxeke Institutes – are partners of the awards.

Author: Abu Bakarr Jalloh

Abu Bakarr Jalloh is a Sierra Leonean content writer, author, Neo Pan-African and founder of The African Dream, an online platform for inspiring, positive and compelling African stories. Contact: WhatsApp: +23276211583

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