Top Women receive Airtel Women of Substance Awards



At the “Together We Can” Women’s Day Concert last Saturday (8th March, 2014) evening at Garden City Rooftop, Airtel awarded Uganda’s top six women of substance. These are the women who have showed and had an impact on our society. The awards were based on an online voting process where people had to vote for the woman they think deserved to win the award.

The concert being headlined by Jamaican songstress Nyanda of the Brick & Lace group and top Uganda female musicianssaw a massive turnout of people.

Although, the Airtel Women of Substance Awards was previously being held by Warid Telecom which merged with Airtel last year, the Third Annual Women of Substance awards did not disappoint at all.

The Winners

The Nabagereka (queen) of Buganda Sylvia Nagginda was awarded the Mentor of the year award.

Kampala City Council Authority’s Jennifer Musisi was awarded the Public Service award for her efforts in revamping the city.

Juliana Kanyomozi won the Music award.

Uganda’s chess sessionPhionaMutesireceived the Sports woman of the year award.

The ever funny Anne Kansiime won the Arts and Culture award.

In the field of media, SiimaSabitti came on top of her compatriots.