” Tsela e botsoa ho ba pele “…..” One who pays respect to the great, paves the way for his own greatness ” – Sotho proverb of Humility and Honour.

TRIBE AWARDS is the final event of the Festival. The TRIBE HONOURARY AWARDS are Gold Plated Statuettes and Honor Plaques fabricated in the image of the TRIBEconnect logo, which is a symbol of UNITY that resonates our mantra of OneSpirit • OnePeople • OneTribe and will be presented to deserving persons in Film, Music, Entrepreneurship and Community Development



  • Best Picture
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Best Screenplay
  • Best Director
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Sound Mixing
  • Best Animated Short Film
  • Best Supporting Actor
  • Best Supporting Actress
  • Best Original Song
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Documentary Feature
  • Best Visual Effect
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Story
  • Best Art Director/ Interior Decor
  • Tribe Special Honor in Film
  • Tribe Special Honor in Performing Arts


  • Best African YouTuber
  • Best African Blogger
  • Best Male Instagram Influencer
  • Best Female Instagram Influencer
  • Best Influential Facebook Page
  • Best African Vlogger
  • Best Diasporic Blogger
  • Best Diasporic Vlogger
  • Best Diasporic Youtuber
  • Best African Comedy Show


  • The Johnny Clegg Asimbonanga Mandela Memorial Award
  • The Robert Nestor Marley Legendary Award
  • The King Bruce Memorial Award
  • The Okunini E.T Mensah Legendary Award
  • The Ephraim K)ku Amu African Renaissance Award
  • The Black Mambazo Band Award
  • The Soweto Gospel Choir Award


Selected African Entrepreneurs who have made positive impact in setting up businesses in various sectors of the economy, from Manufacturing through to Real Estate Development, Tourism, Agriculture, Health, Technology etc. will be honoured for their contributions towards the development of the motherland. This honour comes in the form of a gold plated plaque and will be accompanied by the advertisement of their businesses in subsequent editions of COMPULSIVE MAGAZINE USA ; our partner international magazine that has stands in the USA, Germany, Turkey, Middle East, Ghana and many more countries awaiting stands representation.


The Tribe Heritage Awards, also known as The Royalty Awards is for selected African Kings and Queens who have made significant contributions towards development in their various communities. This award is symbolized by a gold plated plaque with gold written citations. It is accompanied by Private – Public Partnership Development Projects in selected communities. These projects shall be executed by Global Creative Economy ( a United Nations sponsored agency ) Private Equity Investors and TRIBEconnect with the Throne or Kingdom as a shareholder. All the projects are For – Profit Projects and shall be managed by TRIBEconnect.

INSPIRED BY YOU AWARDS by Compulsive Magazine USA.

This featured International award is presented to selected individuals from all walks of life, having been the inspiration behind successful projects from Entertainment to Governance. Compulsive Magazine is a Lifestyle magazine rated amongst the top 20 magazines in the world. The BUSISTART GROUP is the sole Marketing Representative for Compulsive Magazine in Africa, Asia, Europe and The Middle East.

The Inspired By You ” Luminary Icon ” Awards is a special award exclusively presented by The First Female Rapper of Hip Hop Culture …. MC Sha-Rock. This prestigious award is presented to that outstanding artiste whom MC Sha-Rock selects.


The Honourary Doctorate Award is conferred upon deserving persons in Leadership and Governance, Creative Arts and Business. This award comes from credible University Partners of THE BUSISTART GROUP.