The African Financial Traders Award (AFTA) was successfully launched in Ghana to publicly recognize financial players, enterprises and their owners/CEOs all around the continent with exemplary track records of accomplishment and proven capacities to deliver on the financial market.
The African Financial Traders Awards which has been evaluating the best achievements in financial market arena, opened eight (8) nominations to honor remarkable solutions and innovations to reward market participants featuring breakthrough initiatives and excellent results in stock, forex and crypto industry.
Speaking at the ceremony, Alice Flora Tiny, the founder and CEO of AFTA, in her address, expressed her satisfaction and described the AFTA as historic moment for African Financial Traders and Experts.
“It is a dream come true, a new dawn and a historic moment as the continent is new to this gathering to celebrate financial traders.”Alice Flora Tiny
Alice Flora Tiny hoped the successful launch of AFTA serves as the beginning of great impact and encouragement for upcoming and enthusiastic financial experts to work prudently to hoist the flag of the continent.
The CEO used the opportunity to thank her team and organizers of the prestigious award ceremony.
“The excellence showcased by Africans on the Financial Market can not be underrated. The world must know and hear about us [Africans]. The AFTA team takes pride to pioneer such an enabling cause.”Alice Flora Tiny
Mrs. Flora Tiny indicated that the financial market globally, has shifted from the traditional commerce to e-commerce and as such, “it’s about time our industry followed suit. We have no other choice but to change our money Game”.
The AFTA CEO extended her utmost gratitude to all financial traders all over the continent who made it to the programme and for making financial traders award a success. “Africa has risen and is taking the financial market by the horn.”
Gifty Annor-Sika Asantewah, the President of Women in Forex Ghana, bemoaned the level of poverty in the Sub Saharan Africa in the midst of abundant human resources which can be leveraged upon to leapfrog poverty.
“Africa has had her share of ridicule in the financial arena and has been known as the poorest amongst the rest of the continents. The prevalence of poverty in Africa makes the continent the least respected, even though the continent abounds in riches, natural resources, youthfulness and intellectual prowess.”Annor-Sika Asantewah
Nonetheless, Asantewah noted that there is a paradigm shift and the African continent is wild awake and aware, and strategically changing the poverty narrative through the insurgency of digitalization and technological innovations on the financial market.
The Women in Forex President charged the youths to take advantage of the opportunities in the financial market in order to change the perception about the African continent.
Gifty Annor-Sika Asantewah expressed her gratitude to the organizers of AFTA led by Alice Flora Tiny. She described Tiny as “a trailblazer on the financial front” and thanked her for birthing such a great initiative to recognize excellence, while breeding a positive environment for business collaboration and togetherness.
Awardees were chosen through a comprehensive selection process involving nominations, verification and authentication and ultimately the assessment of short listed nominees by a special Awards Selection Jury.
African Traders Awards is a recognized effort brought together by a group of traders to celebrate excellence, innovation and the future.