Awards


Fahamu has received a number of awards for its work.


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PoliticsOnline 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008

Pambazuka News has been voted one of the top ten websites for 2008 in the annual 'Top 10 Who Are Changing the World of Internet and Politics' award organised by PoliticsOnline and eDemocracy Forum.

This is the fourth year running that Pambazuka News has been voted onto the shortlist, where it is once again the only Africa-related website. Pambazuka News is described by PoliticsOnline as

'..a pan-African community of over 1000 citizens - academics, social activists, women's organizations, writers, artists, poets, bloggers, and commentators who together produce insightful and thoughtful analyses that make it the most innovative and influential sites for social justice in Africa... Pambazuka has become the source of authentic voices of Africa's social analysts and activists.'

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Tech Museum Award 2005

Fahamu was selected by the Tech Museum of Innovation in Silicon Valley to receive a Tech Museum Award from a field of 301 candidates from 64 countries. These awards are for the ‘best of the best technologists whose innovations benefit humanity’. Fahamu was one of five Tech Laureates in the Microsoft Education category.

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Highway Africa 2005

Pambazuka News won the non-profit category for the innovative use of new media.

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GenARDIS

Fahamu South Africa was one of the 10 winners of the Gender and Agriculture in the Information Society (GenARDIS) Award 2005.

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Prix Ars Electronica Awards 2005

Fahamu received an honorary mention.

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AOL Innovations in the Community Award 2004

Fahamu won this AOL award for innovations in the use of SMS for advocacy work.

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Stockholm Challenge 2004

Fahamu was runner up for the development of distance learning courses for human rights organisations.

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