Following the inaugural regional awards last year, ABN Productions has finalised the panel of judges for 2013 that will ultimately be selecting the winners in each of the five categories.
The panel includes:
"It is a great honour to be a part of the AABLA awards as a judge of such outstanding leaders in a very open, serious and well organised competition. I hope that more and more leaders will be encouraged to showcase their genius for this continent," said Njenga.
The AABLA's in West Africa will be held in July, with the AABLA's in East Africa in August and the AABLA's in Southern Africa in September. Winners from the regional events will then proceed as finalists for the AABLA finale which will be held in November this year.
The categories are as follows:
The call for nominations will end on 31 March 2013 and applicants can complete an online form which can be found on the AABLA 2013 website.