Mo Ibrahim, Founder and Chairman of the Mo Ibrahim foundation, was awarded the 2014 F.A.C.E. (Fascinating Africans Committed to Excellence) List Awards Lifetime Achievement Honour by Face2Face Africa on Saturday, 26 July 2014 in New York City.
Dr Ibrahim was recognised for his exemplary leadership and unwavering dedication to the belief that the citizens of African nations deserve to live in free and democratic nations with accountable governments and honest leadership In his video message, Dr Ibrahim said: “It is important for Africans to start projecting THEIR vision of Africa.”
Face2face Africa hosts the F.A.C.E. List Awards annually and commemorates the work of leaders, entrepreneurs, entertainers, artists and trendsetters who have helped reshape the global community’s image of what people of African descent are capable of creating, producing and accomplishing. They search far and wide to find and celebrate those whom we believe represent and exemplify the diversity of talents and success stories that the pan-African community generates every year.