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2003 Review

Person of the Year
Voted by Ghanaweb visitors
Cardinal Peter Appiah Turkson
Catholic Archbishop of Cape Coast
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Top Story
Voted by Ghanaweb visitors
Wereko Brobby Vrs VRA Workers
The Volta River Authority (VRA) workers "forced" the resignation of CEO.
Sportsman of the Year Ignatius Gaisah
Set New National Long Jump Record; Gold at African Games; 4th at World Championships
Most Admired Man
"Open-ended question,": Respondents were allowed to offer any names that come to mind
JJ Rawlings/Prez Kufuor
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Most Admired Woman
"Open-ended question,": Respondents were allowed to offer any names that come to mind
Nana Konadu Rawlings
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OJ Simpson Award
He did it but, we can't prove
Kofi Apraku
Minister of Regional Integration and NEPAD was alleged to have diverted funds of a Ghana Free Zones Board funds to set up his campaign office at Dzorwulu in Accra. Now it's his accusers who are in trouble...Details
"Konongo Kaya" Award
He/She does not belong to a place, or can't perform a particular task yet won't yield to someone who can.
Speaker Ala Adjetey
Democracy is indeed expensive, if it costs a HIPCountry $15,000 "leave allowance" + $90,000 car. Are u in this just for the money? ...Details
"Face-the-wall" Award
Awarded to a person who should be ashmed of himself.
"Unknown" Ghanaweb Visitor
Rejoiced when GNA cut of news transmission to Ghanaweb, but visited Ghanaweb 6-10 times a day checking for news. DUH!
Best Quote Do you sell Ghanaweb?
-- Overheard at a newspaper stand in Accra
Best Photo A "Kumasi" Chief
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SILer of The Year
Webmaster's Award
Say It Loud (SIL) is the ghanaweb forum
Kwaku Azar
You may not always agree with him, but he never resorts to insults to make a point. Action not only words
Photographer of the Year
Webmaster's Special Award
CNN Mensah
The Smooth Operator
Covered major events for ghanaweb in 2003; GhanaExpo in London, Dinner for President Kufour at Hilton NY, New York Picnic, Kojo Antwi and Daddy Lumba concerts, Boxing featuring Emmanuel and Joshua Clottey... and many more
Best "HipLife" Rapper
Voted by Ghanaweb Visitors
Best Joke? A bum asked a man on the street for 1000 cedis.
"Will you buy akpeteshi?" the man asks, to which the bum replies, "No."
"Will you play lotto with it?" Once again the bum replies, "No."
"Will you smoke 'wee' with it?" "No, I don't smoke wee" replied the bum
"Will you give part to your girlfriend?". "I don't have a girlfriend" replied the Bum
Then the man asks, "Will you come home with me so my wife can see what happens to a man without a girlfriend who doesn't drink, smoke wee or play lotto?"
Osama Bin Laden Award
Where is he/it/she?
IFC "I" stands for International.
"F" for Financial
"C" is the Controversial (pan intended) bit. Is it Consortium, Corporation, Commotion or Confusion ? ...Where are they now?
They left us in 2003