The Planet Africa Awards program unites people of African heritage in celebrating as well as advancing leadership, excellence and professionalism in Canada and internationally. A nominee may be a person of African ancestry or anyone positively impacting the lives of people of African origin. Nominees may be based anywhere in the world, as Planet Africa is about people of African origin anywhere on the planet.

Nominations can be made in categories that include; Leadership, Professional Excellence, Science & Technology, Enterprise, Rising Star, Academic Excellence, Marcus Garvey Memorial Award, Nelson Mandela Humanitarian Award, Renaissance, Volunteer, Lifetime Achievement, Media, Entertainment, Heritage, Sports & Athletics, as well as Community Development.

Successful nominees are generally notified with an official letter about one month after nominations have closed. Nominations normally close by July 31st of every year. Unsuccessful nominations may be re-submitted or automatically considered in subsequent years.

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