Top 50 in Legal Innovation in Africa: Meet the Awardees

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December 10, 2020

At the just concluded Africa Legal Innovation Week 2020 that held virtually from the 1st – 4th of December, the organizers, Africa Law Tech recognized 50 Africans making great strides in legal innovation at the Africa Legal Innovation Awards, 2020.

And the awards go to…

Moe Odele, Founder, Vazi Legal and Scale my Hustle, Nigeria

Walid Ghanemi, CEO at Legal doctrine

Faith Obafemi, Head of Strategy, Future-Proof Intelligence & Faculty Member, Africa Blockchain Institute.

Kirunda Robert, Partner: Kirunda & Wasige advocates & Coverner: Center for law z7 emerging technologies, Makerere

Dr. Nnenna Ifeanyi-Ajufo; Senior Lecturer of law and technology, School of Law, Swansea University, United Kingdom.

Olumide Babalola; Author, Casebook on Data Protection Lawyer, Nigeria

Babatunde Ibidapo-Obe; Founder, LawPadi, Nigeria

Eva Sow Ebion; i4policy, Senegal

Nafissatou Tine; Founder & CEO, Sunulex Africa, Senegal

Jackie Nagtegaal; Law for All, South Africa

Ridwan Oloyede; Partner, Tech Hive, Nigeria

Gerald Abila; Founder, Barefoot Law, Uganda

Eric Kariuki; Justice Accelerator Head- East Africa at HiiL

Leah Molatseli; Co-founder & CEO, Lenoma Legal and Legal Technology & Innovation Specialist, South Africa

Rethabile Konopo; Founder-Legal & Systems Designer, Peroko Foundation, Botswana

Donald Ntsiki; Founder, E-legal Solutions Inc, Lesotho

Simba Mubvuma; Lawyer in Residence, Founder, LawBasket Lexware Inc, Zimbabwe

Danielle Moukouri Djengue, Esq; Managing Partner: D.Moukouri & Partners Cameroon

Alice Blazevic; Founder, Kampala Legal Hackers, Uganda

Solomon Okedara; Digital Rights Lawyers Initiative, Nigeria

Greg Kempe; Head of Tech & Co-founder Laws.Africa, South Africa

Mariya Badeva-Bright: Co-founder & Co-ordinator of the African Legal Information Institute

Mugambi Laibuta: Founder, Ole Law Podcast, Kenya

Kwame Yeboah; CEO & Co-founder at Inclusive Innovations Inc (Appruve), Ghana

June Okal; Legal Manager: American Tower, Kenya

Mor Bakhoum : Virtual University of Senegal

Jennifer Kaberi: CEO & Founder –

Jean Nepomuscene Mugengangabo; Founding Partner – Landmark Advocates, Rwanda

Dr. Isaac Rutenberg; Director of the Center for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law, Strathmore Law School, Kenya

Fred Waithaka; Head of Legal & Secretarial Services Safaricom, Kenya

Phoena Wall; President, Uganda Law Society

Olubusola Ajala; Founder, Strictly Law Business, Nigeria

Maria Mbeneka; Curator of Dijiti Podcast

Mercy Mutemi; Legal Practitioner, M S Law, Kenya

Steven De Backer; CEO & Founder, Afriwise

Ken Muhangi; Amani LLP, Kenya

Longet Terer; CEO, Kenya Law Report

Funkola Odeleye; CEO, DIYlaw, Nigeria

Naomi Thompson; Vice President, Legal Solutions

Odunoluwa Longe; Justice Accelerator Head, West Africa, HiiL

Berhan Taye; Terms & Conditions Podcast, Ethiopia

Kamel Oumnia; Co-founder and senior legal advisor of IncubMe, Algeria

Desmond Israel, Founder & Lead Consultant, Information Security Architects

Teki Akuetteh; Founder and Executive Director – Africa Digital Rights Hub, Ghana

Youssouf Ballo; CEO & Founder, Legafrik, Paris

Amiah Cecile; Ajutech Cameroon

Junior Luyindula; Managing Director chez – DRC

Rosemary Kimwatu; Safaricom Legal Hackers – Kenya

Inemesit Dike – Legal Concierge – Nigeria

Nankunda Katangaza – Co-founder of Hook Tangaza, United Kingdom

Congratulations to all awardees. Cheers to more impact!!!

For access to the sessions of the Africa Legal Innovation Week, 2020, please go to

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