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Entertainment of Saturday, 28 September 2019


Rosa Whitaker & others honored at GUBA Awards USA 2019

President Akufo-Addo receives his citation  at the GUBA Awards play videoPresident Akufo-Addo receives his citation at the GUBA Awards

The main edition of GUBA Awards USA was held successfully on Thursday, 26th September, 2019 at Taj Pierre, New York with a large number of attendees.

The event was fantastic as a tall line up of talents were displayed and performances crowned by Ghana’s undisputed best live performer Samini.

“Rapperholic” Sarkodie who was present at the occasion presented an award to one of the winners also made the event colorful.

Below is the full list of winners and honorees.

Awards were presented to distinguished Ghanaian individuals and organizations for their achievements in multiple categories, including:

Right to Dream USA for Charity of the Year

54 Kingdoms for Creative Influencer

Kwame Akoto-Bamfo for Influential Artist of the Year

Dr. Ave Kludze for Innovation in Science & Technology
Ghana Physicians & Surgeons Foundation for Ghanaian Association of the Year

Black Star Awards were given to accomplished honorees celebrating their accomplishments, including:

Dr. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei – Exceptional Contribution to Medicine Award

Dr. Thomas Mensah – GUBA Technological Achievement Award

Patrick Gyimah Awuah Jr. – Exemplary Achievement in Education Award

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah – Young Woman in Medicine Award

Simon Fuller – Public Service Award

Nicholas Jason Osei Buamah – Young and Talented Award

Rosa Whitaker – Excellence in African Socio-Economic Advancement Award

Rachel Naa-Du Laryea – Student Excellence Award

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi – Industrious African Woman Award

Richelieu Dennis – Editorial Excellence Award

Mary Spio – African Innovator of the Year Award

President: citation
For his efforts in Diaspora mobilisation