"Recent projections point to the potentials of Africa in the global economic order. This is a break from the doomsday picture that has dominated the scene about Africa in the past decades. Several individuals and corporates are driving these changes for Africa, mostly under the shadow. These are the unsung heroes and heroines of Africa's rebirth.The Global Change for Africa Awards aims to honour these individuals and corporates as the change agents they truly are. And by doing so, the Awards contribute towards retelling the story of Africa as the continent of the future"