Unique Solutions emerge as winners of the Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (08-Dec-2011)
Unique Solutions has emerged as one of the winners at the just concluded Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship held in Nairobi, Kenya. In addition to the recognition the company received a prize of $50,000. Mr. Papa Yusupha Njie received the award on behalf of the company.
Commenting briefly upon receiving the award, Mr. Njie said "I Thank Allah the almighty for his continued guidance and benevolence. A big thank you also to my great family and the same goes to the board, management and staff of Unique Solutions. I am deeply honored and humbled for being winners at the Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship. All finalists were winners and stood out in their own way as a testament to what is good about Africa. These awards clearly demonstrate that there is indeed business excellence in Africa. It does not matter the size of your country, population, gender, politics, infrastructure or otherwise; entrepreneurship still thrives in these most difficult of circumstances. The home of Entrepreneurship is indeed in Africa. I dedicate this award to spirit of the Gambian people in helping me standout and be counted in this great continent of ours. Long live the Gambia!"
The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship recognises and rewards business leaders who embody the entrepreneurial spirit and qualities required to succeed in business and who are the inspirational role models for the next generation of African Entrepreneurs.
The grand prize went to SECURICO, security services firm that provides guarding services and electronic security solutions. It was also the first security company in Zimbabwe to be ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation) certified. SECURICO has more than 3,400 employees, 900 of which are women, making it the largest employer of women in the private sector.
Congratulations to Unique Solutions Ltd!