Sam Jonah, Sheila Afari others awarded @ Ghana Awards SA

MayMay Production in collaboration with the Ghana High Commission, hosted the very first Ghana Awards SA at The Bryanston Country Club in Johannesburg on November 7.
The red carpet ceremony was attended by a target audience of business leaders, political figures, member of the diplomatic corps from the Ghanaian and South African community. The night was hosted by renowned television actress Abena Ayivor and distinguished MC James Harvey.
The keynote address was delivered by Honourable Minister Lindiwe Zulu in which she emphasised the importance of providing small businesses with the correct tools for success. In her own words “small business means big business” and entrepreneurs are an important driver of the economy. She also encouraged stronger Ghana-South Africa business and trade partnerships.
Some notable awards on the night included: Ghanaian business making a difference in Africa: Akweni Project Management, Large business of the year: All Danquah, Small business of the year: Sheila Afari Group, Academic achiever of the year: Mr Augustine Twum as well as the various lifetime achievers in the fields of: academia, community service, entrepreneurship, health, and philanthropy.
MayMay Production and the Ghana High Commission have extended their sincere gratitude to the sponsors of the event: All Danquah, Akweni Project Management, P&H boutique, Sankofa Insurance Brokers, Nasara Travel and Tours, Ayawas Technology and Amarte Photography.
The winners in the various categories are:
Professional Achiever:  Ms Mimi Sao
Best Master of Ceremony:  Mr Franklin Kwesi Eghan
Best Hair Salon: Classique Hair Salon
Most Popular Church: Light House Chapel
Best Fashion Desiger: Mr Kwame Bediako
Business Person of the Year: Mr Tony Afordofe
Most Influential Individual: Mrs Salome Asante
Most Popular Personality: Mr William Ayim Yeboah
Best Business (small/meduim): Sheila Afari Group
Best Media Personality: Mr Alex Kwesi Crassie
Best friend of Ghana: Mr Batandwa Sukwana
Best Sponsor of Ghana event in SA: Delico Properties
Academic Achievements: Mr Augustine Twum
Best Company (Large): All Danquah Group
Music Artist of the year: Palamo
Black Star Support: Mr Yaw Twum
Recognition – Best business making a difference in Africa: Akweni Project Management
Life Time Achievers: (academia, community services, entrepreneurship, health, humanitarian):
Mrs Comfort Yeboah
Dr John Kudjoe
Mr Kofi Owusu Sekyere
Dr Gilbert Anyetei
Mr Sam Jonah
Mr George William Dickson
Mr Ralp Nii Okai Tettey-Amlalo
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