Global Advocacy for African Affairs


The organizing Committee of the African Business Integrity Awards have announced that the 2023 edition of the awards will hold on November 24,2023 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The announcement was made  following the approval and support of the International Board of Advisors of the Global Advocacy for African Affairs after a meeting of the board members in Kigali on July 17,2023. The award which will be the 5th edition is organized under the partnership of renowned local and international bodies in Asia and Europe. It embodies the mission of advancing trust in the marketplace, while laying a critical foundation for ethical environment where buyers and sellers can trust each other in the true spirit of Africa. It rewards integrity and outstanding achievement especially in the private sector and provide a strong networking opportunity for African businesses to link with other business leaders across the world on the merit of integrity and achievement. The recognition is, a third party endorsement from an Institution of such repute and regarded as one of the highest seal of confidence, which is beneficial for corporate image.   African Business Integrity Awards is driven by the vision to:

  • Create a community of trustworthy businesses
  • Set standards for marketplace trust
  • Encourage and support best practices
  • Celebrate marketplace role models, and;
  • Denounce substandard marketplace behaviour
  Eligibility Africa Business Integrity Awards is open to all for-profit African companies/businesses and non-indigenous companies doing businesses in Africa. Shortlisted candidates for the Africa Business Integrity Awards are evaluated by an independent selection committee on each of the following criteria:
  • High ethical standards of behaviour towards customers, suppliers, shareholders, employees, and communities in which they do business.
  • A history and reputation of ethical practices in the marketplace, including acknowledgement by their peers.
  • Marketing, advertising, communications, and sales practices which reflect a true presentation of what is being offered in the marketplace.
  • Communicate to and train employees in carrying out ethical principles.
  • Have been actively in business for at least four years.
  • Show no evidence of failure to meet financial obligations.
Africa Business Integrity Awards is the initiative of the Global Advocacy for African Affairs, Africa’s leading development advocacy organization and non-governmental initiative with special focus on Governance, Policy Advocacy and Development. Established in 2018, the award is aimed at celebrating integrity and upholding confidence in the African business landscape. Through this medium, the Initiative recognizes and honours top businesses and CEOs who demonstrate best practices in leadership character and high standards of organizational ethics that benefits their customers, employees, suppliers, shareholders, and communities and who by dint of hard work, business savvy and outstanding managerial skills are building business empires, strong brands and making Africa proud. The honor shall be conferred in the presence of other notable business leaders, investors, promoters, well-wishers, other notable stakeholders and the international media. Furthermore, honouress shall be featured on the African Vanguard, a global advocacy for African Affairs international journal, which shall be unveiled and distributed during the event and subsequently through our unique international distribution networks in the Middle and South East Asia, Africa, Europe and America. There will be opportunities for an exhaustive showcase of biographies, achievements, on-going projects, products/services, interview and pictorials.

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