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2019 EMY AFRICA AWARDS: ‘twas a night exclusively made for the Stars…and they turned out shining so bright

The 2019 edition of the prestigious Exclusive Men of the Year (EMY) Africa Awards was held on Saturday night at the plush Kempinski Hotel in Accra where a number of influential personalities were honoured for contributions towards society.

Chief Executive officer of Special Ice Company, Dr Ernest Ofori Sarpong was the biggest winner at the event after going home with the Ultimate Man of the Year award.

Since 2016, the EMY Africa award has celebrated the best in men’s achievements across local industry, community, culture and public service. Dozens of men and personalities from all ages and walks of life have been honoured for their abilities, initiatives and contributions to society.

Saturday night event was attended by number personalities. Among them were Nadia Buari, Gloria Safo, Zynnell Zuh, Samera Buari, KOD, Regina Van Helvert and a host of others.

The rest of other winners at the event included, the Chief Imam Dr Sheikh Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu who was crowned with a Life Time Achievement award, Veteran Administration of Ghana was honoured with the Men’s Group of the Year award. Man of Courage award went to visually impaired journalist, Paul Anomhah Kordien and the British High Commissioner to Ghana, Ian Walker who annexed the inaugural EMY’s Commonwealth Development award. Magnate Award (Man of The Year-Business) went to Daniel Mckorley while Diasporan award to Ghanaian American actor Boris Kodjoe. The outstanding Woman of the Year went to Madam Patricia Poku, the CEO of Plot Enterprise Group in Ivory Coast and Ghana which is a cocoa processing company. Mr. Torgbor Mensah also went home with Media Excellence Award among others.

Below is the full list of winners

Man of the Year: Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong

Woman of the Year: Patricia Poku-Diaby

Lifetime Achievement Award: Sheikh Dr Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu 

Men Group/Club of the Year: Veterans Administration, Ghana (VAG)

Magnate Award (Man of the Year– Business): Daniel McKorley

Diasporan Award: Boris Kodjoe

Media Excellence Award: Mr. Torgbor Mensah

The Settler Award: Iyiola Ayoade

The Guardian Award (Mentorship & Leadership Award): Dr Patrick Awuah

The Green Fingers Award (Man of the Year – Agriculture): Richard Nunekpeku

Man of the Year – Technology, Sponsored by NASCO Ghana: Mr. Archie Hesse

Asclepian Award (Man of the Year – Health): Mr. Kofi Nsiah Poku

The Rig Award (Man of the Year – Oil & Gas): Kevin Okyere

Man of the Year – Style: Yofi Grant

Man of Courage Award: Paul Anomah-Kordieh

Commonwealth Development Award: British High Commission, Accra

Green Corporate Star Award Sponsored by a Rocha Ghana: Guinness Ghana Breweries PLC

Humanitarian Award: Nii Botswe Laryea II (Kotobabi Manste) 

Special Recognition Award for Advertising & Marketing: Mr Joel Nettey

Young Achiever – Male: Sangu Delle

Young Achiever – Female: Dentaa Amoateng MBE

The Pav Ansah Communicator Award: Giovani Caleb 

Man of the Year – Entertainment: Louis Lamis

Man of the Year – Sports: Ezekiel Nana Ziggy Ansah

Discovery of the Year: Kofi Genfi

Brand of the Year: Adepa Shoes

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