A Night to Remember, GUBA 2011 is Here! – GUBA Awards
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Esteemed guests gathered at the Ghana High Commission for the long awaited GUBA Awards 2011 launch! Opened by the Ghana High Commissioner and presented by Ras Kwame, there was cerainly magic in the air.

Among the many beautiful guests were GUBA judge Charles Thompson, KKD, Arsenal and Black Stars Emmanuel Frimpong as well as his Black Stars compatriot Micahel Essien.

With the nominees revealed and the drinks flowing guests engrossed themselves in conversation on this years awards.

GUBA CEO Dentaa said “This is what GUBA is all about recognising Ghanians who have really achieved. Not only does it bring us closer together but it empowers up and coming Ghanians to know that they too can achieve great things.”

The full list of nominees can be seen bellow:

RED – BUSINESS & ENTERPRISE

GHANA HIGH COMMISSION AWARD FOR BEST BUSINESS
Armajaro Trading – Cocoa Exporters
Dhillon Farm Veg (UK) LTD
Divine Chocolate
Tullow Oil

BEST MONEY TRANSFER SERVICE
First African Remittances UK
MoneyGram
Unity Link Financial Services
Western Union

BEST SHIPPING COMPANY
BestOne Shipping
JJ Travel & Shipping
Jobyco Shipping
Speedlink Travel and Freight

BEST PROFESSIONAL
David Adjaye – Architect
David Dunkley Gyimah – Video Journalist
Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia – Managing Partner, Oxford and Beaumont Solicitors
Lady Gifty Tetteh – Barrister

BEST ENTREPRENEUR
Andy Ansah – Sports on Screen
Nana Adu-Sarfo and Arnold Safo-Kantanka – Me FiRi Ghana
Lawrence Lartey – Media Mogul
Lloyd & Adwoa Hagan – Mensah – Jollof Pot Cuisine

GOLD – POPULAR CULTURE

BEST AFRICAN FUSION DESIGNER
Fosuism – Nana Fosu
Gisella Boutique – Giselle and Jan Asante
Ohema Ohene – Abenaa Pokuaa
Yaa Ataa Bags – Josephine Wiafeh

BEST RADIO DJ
DJ Abrantee -Choice FM
Kwaku Owusu Frimpong – Rainbow Radio
PM, The Prhyme Minister – Rainbow Radio
Teddy Abrokwa – VOAR
Van Dyke – Hot Digital Online

BEST CLUB DJ
DJ Bibi
DJ Billie
French kiss
Neptizzle

BEST NEW MUSIC ACT
Akua Busia
Emmanuella Bafoah
Fleur
Hepz Tagoe
J Auburn
Juliyaa
Jesse Appiah
Kobi Onyame
Michael Agyei
Obenewa
Stephanie Danquah
William Tackie

BEST PHOTOGRAPHER
Abi Yeni Rotimi – Photography by Abi
Ernest Simons – Ernest Simons Photography
Jefferey Osei Tutu (JOT Photography)
Peter Hogan

BEST PRINT JOURNALIST
Afua Hirsch – Guardian Newspaper
Sarah Tetteh – The Mirror
Ibrahim Saanie Daara – BBC World Service
Joanna Abeyie – Cosmopolitan

BEST AFRICAN SPORTS PERSONALITY
Asamoah Gyan – Ghana Black Stars and Al – Ain on loan from Sunderland FC
Didier Drogba – The Ivory Coast Elephants and Chelsea FC
Mo Farah – Long Distance Runner, Team GB
Peter Odemwingie, Nigeria Super Eagles and West Bromwich Albion
Phillips Idowu – Athletics Triple Jumper, Team GB
Rachel Yankey – Arsenal and England National Team
Yaya Toure – Football Midfielder, the Ivory Coast Elephants and Manchester City FC

GREEN: COMMUNITY

BEST GHANAIAN EVENT
Anansekrom – Noble Friends
All White BBQ – VMS and Ghanaian Diva’s
Ghana Party in the Park – Akwaaba Promotions
African Gospel Music Awards (AGMA)
Ghana’s Official 54th Independence Celebration Dance – Alordia Promotions, Abrantee Promotions, West Coast Promotions
Miss Ghana UK – Akwaaba Promotions

BEST CHARITY ORGANISATION
Barbara Kwarteng Lupus Trust
Ghana Education Project – Education and infrastructure development, Upper East, Ghana
Platform 2 – Global development volunteer scheme
Right to Dream – Sports, education and leadership academy
Trinity Baptist Hope Centre – Orphanage, Elmina, Ghana

BEST GHANAIAN ASSOCIATION
Cambridge University Ghanaian Society
Ghana Nurses Association
Ghanaian Community in Bradford
Ghanaian Londoners

RISING STARS AWARD
Emmanuel Frimpong – Arsenal FC
Fidel Frimpong – CEO, Down for Christ Clothing
Julius Amedume – Director, writer, producer
Nana Afua Antwi – Model

BLACK: RECOGNITION AWARDS

BEST STUDENT ACHIEVER
Vida Yiadom-Boakye

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Mensa and Wanlov – Coz ov Moni – 1st Pigeon Musical

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Kwami Sefa Kayi – Peace FM’s Kokrokoo Morning Show, the leading morning show in Ghana spanning 11 years

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Mr Samuel Awuni – Cocoa Farmer, youngest ever recipient of the Ghanaian National Famers Award

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Lord Paul Boateng

GUBA congratulates all 2011 nominees!

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