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
Magnate Award – Dr. JAMES ORLEANS LINDSAY
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
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