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  • More than 102 social entrepreneurs discovered by Africa Prize across the continent are projected to impact over three million lives in the next five years
  • The awards have shown an increasing rise of women into innovation and engineering as half the 2022 list are women
  • The Africa Prize entrepreneurs have already created over 1500 jobs and raised over US$14 million in equity and grants

African Prize for Engineering Innovation

African Prize has shortlisted 16 innovators driving development through engineering creativity, who will compete for the 25,000 pounds (US$33,514) in the 2022 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. Three runners up will receive 10,000 pounds each (US$13,415). There will be an additional one-to-watch award that will be given to the most promising innovator as awarded by the audience and will receive 5,000 pounds (US$6,708).

The sixteen ingenious entrepreneurs have been chosen from Kenya, Cameroon, Ghana, Ethiopia, Nigeria, South Africa, The Democratic Republic …