SOMA Award Nominations Are Officially Open. Here’s How They Work.

Social media has turned into the focal point for communications across the globe and Kenya is not being left out – whether for entertainment, news or even engagement with groups previously considered outliers. Social media has in many ways brought us closer together.

The 2017 edition of the OLX Social Media Awards are looking to honour those who are doing it best – whether individually or as part of groups of people, even corporate bodies.

And the floor is now open to you to nominate those who you feel have made a significant positive impact in society through use of the various social media networks out there.

OLX SOMA Awards 2016

Not only will this year’s awards focus on celebrating achievements that have been realized in the digital space since 2013 in Kenya, they will also be looking to heighten awareness on the responsible use of social media ahead of the August General Elections.

The theme for this year’s Awards is Celebrating Five Years of Impact.

Here’s how to get your nominees in:

Head over to

Get your SOMA nominations through under some of these categories:

Social Corporation/brands





Education institution

Most Influential Personalities in different fields

Make sure you get everything done by the 30th of April 2017 when the portal closes.

Cross your fingers and hope your fave has made it through.

This year’s ceremony will be held in June.

Image: SOMA online

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