Africa News Network (ANN7) has announced the nominees for the ANN7 South African of the Year (SATY) 2015 awards.

This year the theme of the annual award event, which seeks to celebrate extraordinary South Africa, will be Unity in Diversity. The same theme is what drives us 20 years post-apartheid to realise the dreams of Madiba and many other struggle heroes.

Checkout the full list of nominations, below:

SOUTH AFRICAN OF THE YEAR

  • Bonang Matheba
  • Brian Molefe
  • Ephraim Shakes Mashaba
  • Imtiaz Sooliman
  • Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
  • Rolene Strauss
  • Professor Salim S Abdool Karim

TRENDSETTING CELEBRITY OF THE YEAR

  • AKA
  • Cassper Nyovest
  • Jonathan Boynton-Lee
  • Nandi Mngoma
  • Nomzamo Mbatha
  • Terry Pheto
  • The Soil

CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

  • Afreakan Dream
  • Africa Against Ebola (MTN)
  • Crime Line
  • Kagiso Shanduka Trust
  • Ke Yona (Nedbank)
  • MoFaya (DJ Sbu)
  • ProteaFire (Cricket SA)

SPIRIT OF HUMANITY

  • Creseldah Ndlovu (Mother Teresa of Bushbuckridge)
  • Jordan vd Walt (Just One Bag Campaign)
  • Lead SA
  • Ntenga Foundation (Donate School shoes camapign)
  • Sibusiso Leope Education Foundation (DJ Sbu)
  • Dr Thandeka Mazibuko (Cancer awareness in Africa)
  • Vodacom e-school initiative

 SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR

  • AB de Villiers (Cricket)
  • Duane Vermeulen (Rugby)
  • Gift Kelehe (Comrades)
  • Janine van Wyk (Soccer)
  • Schalk Burger (Rugby)
  • Tefu Mashamaite (Soccer)
  • Teko Modise (Soccer)

 BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR

  • Christo Van Der Rheede
  • Herman Mashaba
  • Jabu Mabuza
  • Mervyn King
  • Roy Andersen
  • Shameel Joosub

ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

  • Adri Kruger
  • Gil Oved & Ran Neu-Ner (The Creative Council)
  • Ismail Hassen (CSR-Africa)
  • Marthie Jansen van Rensburg (Trans-Caledon Tunnel)
  • Thabo Molefe (DJ Tbo Touch)
  • Theresa Cupido (ATN Group)
  • Tommy Makhatho (Bibi Cash & Carry)

 YOUNG PERSON OF THE YEAR

  • Foki Molemane (Tosman Entertainment Rockers)
  • Kagiso Rabada (Cricketer)
  • Kgomotso Pooe  (Soweto Outdoor Adventures)
  • Malibongwe Xaba (One Young World Ambassador)
  • Mbongeni Msomi (Carwash Supreme)
  • Simon Molekwa (Life4U)
  • Vuyani Masuku (Park & Blue Pools Primary Co-op)

 CONSERVATIONIST OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

  • Craig Spencer (Wildlife Research And Conservation)
  • Div De Villiers (Green Scorpions)
  • Fundisile Mketeni (Ceo Sa National Parks)
  • Karen Trendler (Founder Wildcare Africa)
  • Mark Boucher (Sab-Boucher Conservation)
  • Sinegugu Zukulu
  • Yolan Friedmann (Endangered Wildlife Trust)

The sophomore awards will take place on 17 October, at the Ticketpro Dome.

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