A.D.King Foundation and the Civil Rights activist,  Dr. Naomi King, sister in law to Martin Luther King Jr, was a special guest at the GUBA Awards USA held in New York on 26th September 2019.

Dr. Naomi King was honoured with Citation

 

 Dr. Naomi King, A.D.King Foundation and the Civil Rights activist GUBA

 

This year, 2019 is the 10th anniversary of GUBA Ent. and the first edition in USA.

 

Dentaa and Civil rights activist Dr Naomi King. Dr Martin Luther King Jr sister in law - GUBA USA AWARDS
GUBA Founder and CEO Dentaa and Civil rights activist Dr Naomi King

Dignitaries who graced the occasion  includes  President Akufo-Addo, Jean-Claude Kassi Brou ECOWAS President, Sheryl Lee Ralph
and more

GUBA USA 2019 DENTAA - President Akufo-Addo

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Civil rights activist Dr Naomi King and.Mary Spio, African Innovator of the Year Award

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Congratulations to Ashesi University President Patrick Awuah, for winning the Exemplary Achievement in Education Award At GUBA USA.

The GUBA USA is the first edition and the 10th Anniversary of GUBA Enterprise.

Cynthia Quarcoo, the Founder and Managing Partner CQ Legal & Consulting presented the Exemplary Achievement in Education  Award to Mr. Patrick Awuah Jr. 

 

 

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Other winners of the night are:

Mary Spio – African Innovator of the Year Award

Prof. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei – Exceptional Contribution To Medicine Award 

 

Dr. Thomas Mensah – GUBA Technological Achievement Award

Kwame Akoto-Bamfo –  Artist of the Year

 

Dr. Ave Kludze for Innovation in Science & Technology

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi – Industrious African Woman Award…
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Hollywood actor and producer  Danny Glover was one of the VIP guest at the 2019 GUBA USA Awards that was held at The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York last month.

Danny Glover presented an award to Prof. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei for Winning the 2019 GUBA Award for exceptional contribution to medicine.

Prof. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei Wins 2019 GUBA Award for exceptional contribution to medicine with Danny Glover
Prof. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei Wins 2019 GUBA Award for exceptional contribution to medicine with Danny Glover – Photo Credit: Prof. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei

 

This is the 10th anniversary of GUBA and the first edition in USA.

The veteran actor spoke about movies, his trips to Africa, especially his recent visit to Ghana as part of The Year of Return program.

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He talked candidly about the nature of African films and the role African films played in the growth and development of his career, and about African making movies about themselves.
Danny Glover has worked in on films in so many African doing movies, playing Mandela in South Africa.
Other African Countries include Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Mali, Senegal and more.
In 1996 he produced the movie ‘Deadly Voyage’ in Takoradi, Ghana
Dentaa and Civil rights activist Dr Naomi King. Dr Martin Luther King Jr sister in law - GUBA USA AWARDS
Dentaa and Civil rights activist Dr Naomi King. Dr Martin Luther King Jr sister in law – GUBA USA AWARDS
He also spoke about about great African filmmakers and film directors such as:
Ghanaian film-maker Kwaw Ansah, Ousmane Sembène of Senegal, Djibril Diop Mambéty of Senegal, Cheick Oumar Sissoko of Mali
GUBA CEO Dentaa and Nicholas Buamah Wins Young And Talented Award At GUBA USA
GUBA CEO Dentaa and Nicholas Buamah Wins Young And Talented Award At GUBA USA

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In addition to the above, Danny Glove also spoke about 93 Days movie about Ebola virus disease in Nigeria and how they dealt with the crises.

He liked the fact that the drama included the actual doctors and was also told by Nigerians themselves…

It was such an honour to be in the same room one of our movie LEGEND!

 

Winners of the night lncludes:

Mary Spio – African Innovator of the Year Award

Dr. Thomas Mensah – GUBA Technological Achievement Award

Kwame Akoto-Bamfo –  Artist of the Year

Dr. Ave Kludze for Innovation in Science & Technology

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi – Industrious African Woman Award

Patrick Gyimah Awuah Jr. – Exemplary Achievement in Education Award and more

Photo Credit: Prof. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei/GUBA/SWAGOGAFRICA

 

Congratulations to Rosa Whitaker Duncan Williams for winning the Excellence in African Socio-Economic Advancement Award at The GUBA USA 2019, in New York last month.

MP Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, presented the award to Mrs Rosa Whitaker Duncan Williams

 

 

 

 

 

Rosa Whitaker is the CEO of  Whitaker group and the wife of Action Chapel Bishop Duncan Williams. 
She says she’s always loved Africa since from an early age, even though neither of her family knew anyone in Africa. 

 

 

First Lady Her Excellency Rebecca Akufo-Addo
First Lady Her Excellency Rebecca Akufo-Addo

Other winners of the night lncludes:

Mary Spio – African Innovator of the Year Award

Dr. Thomas Mensah – GUBA Technological Achievement Award

Kwame Akoto-Bamfo –  Artist of the Year

Nicholas Buamah – Young And Talented Award 

Dr. Ave Kludze for Innovation in Science & Technology

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi – Industrious African Woman Award

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah – Young Woman in Medicine Award and more

Dr. Yvette Appiah with Nancy Abu-Bonsrah

 

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Event Organiser  GUBA AWARDS USA

Congratulations to 8 year old author Nicholas Buamah for winning Young And Talented At GUBA Awards USA.

Nicholas Buamah is the author of Kayla & Kyle

 

GUBA CEO Dentaa and Nicholas Buamah Wins Young And Talented Award At GUBA USA
GUBA CEO Dentaa and Nicholas Buamah At GUBA USA

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Other winners of the night lncludes:

Mary Spio – African Innovator of the Year Award

Prof. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei – Exceptional Contribution To Medicine Award 

Dr. Thomas Mensah – GUBA Technological Achievement Award

Kwame Akoto-Bamfo –  Artist of the Year

Dr. Ave Kludze for Innovation in Science & Technology

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi – Industrious African Woman Award
Patrick Gyimah Awuah Jr. – Exemplary Achievement in Education Award

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah – Young Woman in Medicine Award

Simon Fuller – Public Service Award

Rosa Whitaker – Excellence in African Socio-Economic Advancement Award

Rachel Naa-Du Laryea – Student Excellence Award

Richelieu Dennis – Editorial Excellence Award

 

Photo Credit: GUBA USA/Nancy Abu-Bonsrah/ Dr. Yvette Appiah

Congratulations to Prof. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei for Winning the 2019 GUBA Award for exceptional contribution to medicine.

The 2019 GUBA USA Awards took place at The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York on 26th September 2019. Hollywood actor Danny Glover presented the award to Prof. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei.

This is the 10th anniversary of GUBA and the first edition in USA.

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Other winners of the night lncludes:

Mary Spio – African Innovator of the Year Award

Dr. Thomas Mensah – GUBA Technological Achievement Award

Kwame Akoto-Bamfo –  Artist of the Year

Dr. Ave Kludze for Innovation in Science & Technology

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi – Industrious African Woman Award
Patrick Gyimah Awuah Jr. – Exemplary Achievement in Education Award

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah – Young Woman in Medicine Award

Simon Fuller – Public Service Award

Rosa Whitaker – Excellence in African Socio-Economic Advancement Award

Rachel Naa-Du Laryea – Student Excellence Award

Richelieu Dennis – Editorial Excellence Award

Nicholas Jason Osei Buamah – Young and Talented Award

Photo Credit: GUBA USA/Nancy Abu-Bonsrah/ Dr. Yvette Appiah

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Prof. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei Wins 2019 GUBA Award for exceptional contribution to medicine with Danny Glover
Prof. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei and with Mr Danny Glover

 

 

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Fashion Styles At GUBA USA Awards 2019

The 2019 GUBA USA saw wide variety of looks, between eccentricity and glamour!

So many fashion styles to choose from. In no particular order, we have selected few. Let us know who your favourite is and why?

 

L-R H.E Rebecca Akufo-Addo, Dentaa & Mary Spio (African Innovator of the Year Award )
L-R H.E Rebecca Akufo-Addo, Dentaa & Mary Spio (African Innovator of the Year Award )

Fashion designer Afua Sam of Studio D Maxsi’s beautiful maxi kente outfit caught our attention

Afua Sam Studio D'Maxsi fashion designer @ GUBA USA 2019
Afua Sam Studio D’Maxsi fashion designer @ GUBA USA 2019

 

 

DENTAA GUBA USA 2019

 

Mary Spio GUBA USA

 

 

 

Sheryl Lee Ralph @ GUBA USA WARDS

 

 

 

 

Miss United States Andromeda Peters - GUBA USA
Miss United States Andromeda Peters – GUBA USA

 

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Music & Media Mogul, American Idol Simon Fuller won the Public Service Award At GUBA USA.

Singer Annie Lennox, Kate Wills of Malaria No More UK, Lewis Hamilton F1 world champion and Singer Geri Halliwell former Spice Girl endorsed Simon Fuller

The award was presented by President Nana Akufo Addo of Ghana and Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph to Film & TV producer, Artist manager Simon Fuller.

Simon Fuller Wins Public Service Award At GUBA USA
Sheryl Lee Ralph, SimonFuller and President Nana Akufo Addo

Receiving the GUBA Awards honors, Fuller expressed his love for Ghana. Even though he was not born in Ghana, he lived there with parents from age 5 to 10.

Mary Spio Wins African Innovator of the Year Award At GUBA USA.
Mary Spio (African Innovator of the Year) and Simon Fuller (Public Service Award winner)

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In the video below, he talks about how his love for music all started when he lived in Ghana as a child.

He had a very very happy life growing up in Ghana. His children have also visited Ghana…

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Simon Fuller founded Malaria No More UK in London about ten years ago. His charity aims at fighting against malaria.

In addition, Simon is also supports Amnesty International, Save the Children, Comic Relief, Greenpeace, Prince’s Trust, UNICEF and more.

Singer Annie Lennox, Kate Wills of Malaria No More UK, Lewis Hamilton F1 world champion
and Singer Geri Halliwell former Spice Girl endorses Simon Fuller

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The 2019 GUBA USA Awards took place at The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York on 26th September 2019.  This is the 10th anniversary of GUBA and the first edition in USA.

Mary Spio Wins African Innovator of the Year Award At GUBA USA.
L-R H.E Rebecca Akufo-Addo, Dentaa & Mary Spio (African Innovator of the Year Award )

 

Congratulations to Mary Spio, the Founder and CEO and author of ‘It’s Not Rocket Science’ won African Innovator of the Year Award.

 

Mary Spio Wins African Innovator of the Year Award At GUBA USA
His Excellency The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo and the First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo, Dentaa, Mary Spio and Music & Media Mogul, American Idol Simon Fuller

 

 

Mary Spio and Nana Akufo-Addo At GUBA USA
The most Powerful Black Woman in Tech  Mary Spio and Nana Akufo-Addo At GUBA USA

The award was presented by Mr. Joe Mensah, Managing Director of Kosmos Energy and Oppenheimer Faculty Director of Harvard University the distinguished professor Emmanuel K. Akyeampong.

 

 

”It’s an honor to represent innovators across 54 countries. I look forward to speaking at the African Forum during the United Nations General Assembly on charting Africa’s Future with Innovation.

 

Mary Spio Wins African Innovator of the Year Award At GUBA USA.
Mary Spio and Simon Fuller

 

It was a special moment to accept this award before His Excellency The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo and the First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo.

Equally amazing are all the phenomenal winners” ~ Mary Spio

 

 

Other African Presidents includes Alpha Condé President of Guinea,President of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina, and President of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré. 

Mary Spio Wins African Innovator of the Year Award At GUBA USA.
GUBA USA 2019 – Mary Spio African Innovator of the Year Award

 

Top celebrities who graced the occasion includes Hollywood actor Danny Glover, Sarkodie, Samini and more…

 

 

Mary Spio Wins African Innovator of the Year Award At GUBA USA.
Mary Spio African Innovator of the Year Award Guba USA Awards

 

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Other winners of the night lncludes:

Dr. Thomas Mensah – GUBA Technological Achievement Award

Kwame Akoto-Bamfo –  Artist of the Year

Dr. Ave Kludze for Innovation in Science & Technology

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi – Industrious African Woman Award

Dr. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei – Exceptional Contribution to Medicine Award

Patrick Gyimah Awuah Jr. – Exemplary Achievement in Education Award

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah – Young Woman in Medicine Award

 

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Simon Fuller – Public Service Award

Rosa Whitaker – Excellence in African Socio-Economic Advancement AwardRachel Naa-Du Laryea – Student Excellence Award

Richelieu Dennis – Editorial Excellence Award

Nicholas Jason Osei Buamah – Young and Talented Award

 

 

Huge congrats to all the winners! Great and amazing work by Dentaa and her Team!

 

Mary Spio Wins African Innovator of the Year Award At GUBA USA.

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GUBA Award is Here Again

GUBA was founded in 2010 (London) by Dentaa Amoateng.

Dentaa Amoateng, CEO GUBA Awards
Dentaa Amoateng, CEO GUBA Awards

 

The first edition of GUBA USA is scheduled to take place at The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York on Thursday, September 26th, 2019.

The categories include: Influential Artist Award, Creative Influencer, Ghanaian Association of the Year Award, Charity of the Year Award, Innovation in Science and Technology Award, Exceptional Contribution to Medicine.

Technological Achievement Award, Exemplary Achievement in Education Award, Young Woman in Science Award, GUBA Public Service Award, GUBA Young and Talented Award, Excellence in Africa Advancement Award, GUBA Student Excellence Award, Editorial Excellence Award and African Innovator of the Year Award.

‘Five African Presidents will grace the occasion as special guests of honour.

Special Guest, Legendary Hollywood producer and actor, Danny Glover

 17 Award Nominees, 11 Black Star Award Recipients’ GUBA

GUBA Awards USA, Five African Heads of States will be gracing the event
Five African Heads of States will be gracing the GUBA Awards USA.

 

The nominees are selected based on their appreciable contribution to the world.

GUBA Awards USA 2019 Black Star Award for African Innovator of the Year
GUBA Awards USA 2019 Black Star Award for African Innovator of the Year

 

Here is the list of categories and their nominees;

Ghanaian Association of the Year Award

The Association of Ghana Lawyers of America

Ghana Physicians & Surgeons Foundation

Virginia Association of Ghana Nurses

Ghanaian Engineer & Architects Association of America

Ghanaian Pharmacists Association

Guba Charity of the Year Award

Alexis Miranda Foundation

The Distant Relatives

African Health Now

Ceciyaa Foundation

Right to Dream USA

Guba Creative Influencer Award

54- Kingdoms

Afua Sam

Christian Sefa

Lovie Simone

Eric Adjepong

Larry Ossei Mensah

 

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Guba Influential Artist Award

Isaac Chukwu Udeh

Isshaq Ismail

Kwame Akoto-Bamfo

Kwesi Botchway

Lesley Kafui Semackor

Mohammed Awudu

Albert Dorgbadzi

Serge Attukwei Clottey

Caleb Nii Odartey Aryee

Prince Gyasi Nyantakyi

 

Guba Innovation in Science & Technology

Dr. Alexander Anim-Mensah

Murisiku Raifu

Iddris Sandu

Dr. Ave Kludze

The award ceremony will present the prestigious accolades to winners in all categories.

Credit: GUBA Awards USA