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IMPRESSIVE!!!! Little Emmanuella, Chimamanda Adichie nominated for New African Women awards


- Little Emmanuella has been nominated alongside African women bigwigs for awards
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- The seven-year-old comedienne, Joan Okorodudu and Chimamanda Adichie among others are nominated for the New African Women awards
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- The award is being organised by New African Woman magazine.
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Success at times has nothing to do with age otherwise, little Emmanuella won’t make the list of women nominated for the New African Women awards.
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The award event is being put together by the pan-African bi-monthly, New African Woman magazine.
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It is to celebrate and honour exceptional African women who have made a positive impact and contributions in their communities, and the continent at large, in the last 12 months.
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Little Emmanuella nominated for the New African Woman on the Rise (The Next Generation)
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The award ceremony is expected to take place on the eve of the New African Woman Forum, which takes place at Dakar’s Terrou-Bi Hotel on 13 April.
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See their category below:
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New African Woman on the Rise (The Next Generation)
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Botlhale Boikanyo (South Africa) – Spoken word child artist/actress
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Emmanuella Samuel (Nigeria) – Young Comedienne
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Rebeca Gyumi (Tanzania) – Anti child-marriage campaigner – Founder – Msichana Initiative
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Jaha Dukureh (Gambia) – Anti FGM Activist & CEO Safe Hands for Girls
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Vivian Onano (Kenya) Youth Activist/ Member -UN Women Global Civil Society Advisory Group
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Sonia Mezzour (Morocco) – SG, Moroccan Agency for Energy Efficiency
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Warsan Shire (Somalia) – Poet
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Ndeye Fatou Njie (Gambia) – CEO TiGA Swimwear
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New African Woman of the Year
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Amina J Mohammed (Nigeria) – Deputy Secretary General – United Nations
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Fadumo Dayib (Somalia) – First female presidential candidate
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Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie (Nigeria) – Author/Women’s Rights advocate
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Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang (Gambia) – Minister of Women’s Affairs and Overseer Vice President’s office
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Thuli Madonsela (South Africa) – Former Public Protector
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Madjiguene Sock (Senegal) – President of the Women’s Investment Club/ Global Operations Partner – Dalberg
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Chimamanda Adichie nominated for New African Women of the Year award
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Emmanuella had won two awards at the Afro Australia Music and Movie Awards in Sydney, Australia in 2015.
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She was crowned the Princess of Comedy by the Australian government.
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The little comedienne is Africa's youngest YouTube awards winner. She has one of her videos having up to 2.5 million views on YouTube.
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Impressive! 💪

 
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