Africa Italy Excellence Awards 2015 now accepting public nominations


Nominations are now open for this year’s Africa Italy Excellence Awards (AIEA). Organised by Divino Friends, a not for profit organization founded by Freda Cooper, the awards recognize and honour Africans in Italy who have excelled in different fields in Italy and helped promote Africa’s image.

They also honour those committed to promoting African cultures and facilitating integration of immigrants in Italy.

The press conference to officially launch this year’s awards was held at the headquarters of BPER Bank in Modena, the main sponsor of the Africa Italy Excellence Awards.

Eugenio Garavini, the Deputy Manager of BPER Bank, said they were happy and proud to sponsor the awards celebrating outstanding Africans in Italy.

The deadline for nominations is 1st November 2015. Candidates can be nominated by logging on to

Those who would like to sponsor the event are advised to contact the organisers by sending an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The awards giving ceremony will be held in Modena on 5th December 2015 at BPER Forum Monzani.

The is the official media partner for the Africa Italy Excellence Awards.

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