8th EMY Africa Awards: Complete List of Winners

by Editor

Prominent figures and celebrities lit up the red carpet at the 8th annual EMY Africa Awards, an esteemed annual event, founded by Kojo Soboh, that pays tribute to outstanding African personalities who have made significant contributions to society across diverse sectors, including business, entertainment, and sports.

This glamorous EMY Award event, which took place on Saturday, October 14, brought together the crème de la crème in business, entertainment, and sports at The Grande Arena, amidst captivating live performances from renowned artists, including Nigeria’s Cobhams Asoquo, Efya, Fameye, Camidoh, and Perez Musik.

Nigerian actress Nancy Isime and Ghanaian TV and radio host Nathaniel Attoh took on the role of hosting, adding their charm and wit to the event.

Here is the full list of deserving winners who shone brightly on this prestigious night.

Man of the Year – Mr. Alex Apau Dadey

Continental Icon Award – Asamoah Gyan

Young Achiever (Male) – Mr. Eazi

Special Recognition – Thebeetsile Ikalafeng

Special Recognition Award – Dele Momodu


Man of the Year (Music Award) – Black Sherif

Man of the Year (Health Award) – Dr. Abdulai Fadilu Rahman

Settler Award – Rayan Sharara

Brand of the Year – Zeepay

Youth Change Maker Award – Hamza Haki El Kharroubi

Man of Style Award – Nana Sarfo (Savilerow)

Green Corporate Star Award – The Good Roll Africa

Group of the Year – Lions Clubs International

Woman of the Year Award – Beatrice A. Agyemang

Media Excellence Award – Tajudeen Adepetu

Actor of the Year – Bill Asamoah

Creative and Support Arts Awards – Ibrahim Mahama

Young Achiever (Female) Award – Berla Mundi

Designer of the Year – Jay Ray Ghartey

Man of Courage Award – Cobhams Asuquo

Lifetime Achievement Award – Prof. Ablade Glover 

Discovery of the Year Award – Mohammed Kudus

PAV Ansah Communicator Award – Erastus Asare Donkor

The Guardian Award – Fred Swaniker

Humanitarian Award – Kavuma Dauda (Uganda)

Man of the Year (Technology) – Olugbenga Agboola 

Man of the Year (Sports) – Mohammed Kudus

By Sefakor Humade

In addition to being a creative writer and content creator, Sefakor Humade is a true creative at heart. Believing in the transformative power of kindness, She envisions a world where everyone’s genuine compassion can make it a better place.

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