Ghana to Host 2nd African Genius Award in June


Kwame Nkrumah

Ghana will host the second Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah African Genius Awards. The ceremony will take place on June 7, in Accra.

As it became known to Yen.com.gh, this year’s Awards would create communicating opportunities that would eventually influence the business and scientific communities, as well as the future of the African youth.

The Genius Award is an African biennial platform, which celebrates excellence and recognizes the contribution of the African Genius to the making of civilization. Plenty of prominent and celebrated people usually participate in the ceremony. These are the African Union representatives, outstanding professors, corporate bodies, High Commissioners, Ambassadors, and religious leaders.

Among the VIP guests the ceremony will be visited by Managing Director of ADB Bank, Daniel Asiedu; former Vice Chancellor of University of Ghana, Akilagpa Sawyerr; former Director Noguchi Memorial Centre and son of the first President, Professor Francis Nkrumah; Director General of Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, Dr. Kwame Akuffo Anoff-Ntow, and many other prominent people.

Others are Professor Kojo Yankah, Founder of African University College of Communication (AUCC) and Board chair, and Mr Kwaw Ansah, Chairman of Film Africa Limited, Francis Nkrumah, former Director Noguchi Memorial Centre and son of the first President; Prof. Akilagpa Sawyerr, former Vice Chancelor, University of Ghana; and Mr Alhassan Andani, CEO Stanbic Bank.

It also should be admitted that CDA Consult is one of the major sponsors of Genius Awards 2017. It develops communication tools, which are essential for operational transformation and translating dreams into realizable goals. Moreover, it equips clients with various mechanisms for free education on particular issues.African Genius Award 2017 coincides with Ghana’s 60th anniversary of statehood. This event will reflect on the vision of its founder, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. His aim was to show the Black man’s vitalness in the world, especially in 20th century.



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