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 Carbon AV and EM Magazine this weekend launched the third edition of the EMY Awards at the Range Rover Showroom, Accra. The launch ceremony, which doubled as a nomination announcement was attended by over 150 special invited guests, including members of the press.

The event had an unprecedented live telecast nomination announcement with all female cast announcing the competitive categories of the EMY Awards. Female Actors, Female TV Personalities and Businesswomen celebrated its men by climbing the stage one by one to announce the categories and its nominees.

Formidable women in various feilds of endeavor like, Nana Adjowa Awindor, Mrs Ellen Hagan, Joselyn Dumas,  Kafui Danku and Salma Mumin all showed up to celebrate men in Ghana.

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The ceremony also attracted some of the previous award winners, the Awards board and faculty,nominees and sponsors.

According to the organisers, the aim of the awards is to honor outstanding Men in various fields .Voting, according to organisers,  are now open and  ends on the 15th of August 2018. The voting is verified by world renowned statisticians- EY Ghana.

Members of the public can vote by

Downloading the Speakupp App from play and app store or dial *713*714# and follow the prompts

In his speech, Kojo Soboh announced a new competitive category aimed at celebrating boys schools, thier old boys associations and how they had impacted thier school and socitey, The MEN GROUP OF THE YEAR would be the only category that would be 100% public Voting.  The winning group gets a donation from the votes proceeds to support any school project

The organiser of awards scheme and Carbon AV C.E.O Kojo Soboh, revealed that the third edition of the awards will be held on Saturday, August 18th 2018 at the luxurious Kempinski Hotel, Gold Coast City.

WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT THIS YEAR’S AWARDS?

  • This year’s edition will be more Pan African, as many Men from around the continent and in the diaspora will be participating. It will also be live across Ghana on Joy Prime TV and telecasted Across Africa via DSTV
  • As a glowing tribute to great heroes who made a mark and changed the world positively in their lifetime, our tables have been named with the names of heroes of African descent like Kwame Nkrumah, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, and so on.
  • People can vote from all over the world. Voting will be done via the speak Upp App, which is the number one trending app in Ghana. Voters will have to download the application on App or play store and follow the instructions or vote by dialing *713*714# and following the prompt.
  • Winners will receive special packages from our sponsors. Winners of two categories of the Award will win an all expense trip to South Africa with their partner’s courtesy Land rover to participate in a Land rover experiential event. Winners of Ultimate man of the year, Ultimate woman, Lifetime achievement award, discovery of the year, of Man of the year Technology and sports, among others will receive great rewards from Nasco and Johnny Walker
  • Platinum and Gold ticket table buyers will get great deals and discounts from our sponsors on their products and services. Discounts on land rover cars, Nasco, Johnny Walker and products and many others.
  • One lucky guest will get to also win an all expense trip for two by Land rover to South Africa. All they need to do is follow emy africa and alliance motors on all our social media platforms, show up at the event on the advertised time, and participate in the business card raffle.
  • Our partners, A Rocha Ghana will present the ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY CORPORATE AWARD, which will be presented to the head of an institution that take environmental sustainability as a serious corporate mandate.
  • We will be thrilled on the awards night with performances from a great Ghanaian music legend, a sensational songstress from Nigerian and many great acts.
  • The men group of the year Award features the old student associations of some of the top boys schools in Ghana. It is the only category whose winner will be decided by a 100% public vote.

 

Below are are the details of the competitive categories and nominations

THE PAV ANSAH MAN OF THE YEAR COMMUNICATION AWARD NOMINEES ARE

  • BERNARD AVLE (CITI FM, OMNI MEDIA GROUP)
  • AMEYAW DEBRAH (AMEYAWDEBRAH.COM)
  • GIOVANNI CALEB (STARR FM, EIB GROUP)
  • GEORGE ADDO JNR (JOY FM, MULTI MEDIA GROUP)
  • ABIEKU SANTANA (OKAYY FM, DESPITE GROUP)

 

  1. THE MAN OF THE YEAR ENTERTAINMENT NOMINEES ARE
  • STONE BWOY (MUSICIAN)
  • AKWESI BOADI- AKROBETO (ACTOR)
  • LATIF ABUBAKAR (PLAYWRIGHT)
  • DKB (COMEDIAN)
  • ABDUL SALAM (FILM PRODUCER)

 

  1. THE MAN OF THE YEAR SPORTS NOMINEES ARE
  • ISAAC DOGDEY (BOXER)
  • YAW AMPOFO ANKRAH (SPORTS JOURNALIST)
  • ALBERT K FRIMPONG (SPORT ENTREPRENEUR)
  • KWESI FRIMPONG BOATENG (ATHLETE, WINTER OLYMPICS)
  • THOMAS TEYE PARTEY (FOOTBALL)

 

  1. THE MAN OF YEAR STYLE (BEST GROOMED MAN) AWARD NOMINEES ARE
  • JAKE OBENG BEDIAKO
  • OKYEAME KWAME
  • STEVEN APPIAH
  • NATHANIEL ATTOH
  • HAROLD AMENYAH
  1. THE FASHION DESIGNER OF THE YEAR NOMINEES ARE
  • KWAKU BEDIAKO- CHOCOLATE CLOTHING
  • KWAKU BOATENG AKUOKO- BROMMON
  • KWAB ASAMOAH- KUSTOM LOOKS
  • CHARIS JOSHUA DEBRAH- ADEPA SHOES
  • MICHEAL KUMI- MAISON HARDMAN

 

  1. THE DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR NOMINEES ARE
  • BOBBY BLAY (HEALTH BLOGGER)
  • KOW ESSUMAN (LAWYER)
  • ALLOYSIUS ATTAH (ENTREPRENUER)
  • ISAAC DOGBE (BOXER)
  • KWAME EUGENE (MUSICIAN)
  • KING PROMISE (MUSICIAN)

 

  1. MEN GROUP OF THE YEAR (FAN VOTE CATEGORY)
  • MOBA (MFANSTPIM SCHOOL)
  • APSU (ST. AUGUSTINES COLLEGE)
  • SANTA CLAUSTIANS (ADISADEL COLLEGE)
  • POJOBA (POPE JOHN SNR HIGH &MINOR SEMINARY)
  • ODADE3 (PRESBYTERIAN SEC BOYS SCHOOL)
  • BLEOO (ACCRA ACADEMY)
  • PERSCO (ST. PETERS SCHOOL)
  • AMANFO) (PREMPEH COLLEGE)

Honorary Awards, which will be annouced a week before the Awards ceremony will be presented to deserving men in the following categories

 

ULTIMATE MAN OF THE YEAR/THE SUPREMO FLAGSHIP AWARD (GHANA & AFRICA)

 

  • THE MENTOR AND TOTAL SYMBOL OF GREATNESS
  • THE MOST IMPACTFUL ON SOCIAL FLUX AND PARENTING
  • AN ASTUTE PLANNER
  • THE CHANGE EXPONENT AND MANAGER
  • THE CELEBRATED CARE GIVER
  • THE GREAT INNOVATOR
  • AN ASTUTE PLANNER WITH BUSINESSES ACROSS AFRICA (AFRICA DIVISION)

 

  1. ULTIMATE WOMAN OF THE YEAR – THE YAA ASANTEWAA AWARD

The YAA ASANTEWAA AWARD is the sole complimentary gender award entered at the highest point of this competition and goes to;

  • THE WOMAN OF VIRTUE
  • TRAIL BLAZER
  • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
  • STRONG VISIBILITY AND PERSONAL BRAND PRESENCE
  • EVIDENCE OF IMPACT ON SOCIETY AND THE NATION AT LARGE

 

  1.  The LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
  • INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED VETERAN
  • SERVICE TO MANKIND
  • STANDING ON A GLOBAL PLATFORM
  • PURSUANCE OF A BETTER WORLD ORDER

 

  1. THE LEADERSHIP AWARD
  • THE LIVING ARCHITECTS AND FORERUNNERS OF MOVEMENTS, GROUPS, PRIVATE/ PUBLIC OFFICE FOR A SUCCESSFUL TENURE OF OFFICE
  • COMMUNITY, AND NATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND STERLING STATESMANSHIP

 

  1. The DIASPORAN AWARD 
  • EVIDENCE OF IMPACTFUL CONTRIBUTION IN AREA OF ENDEAVOR IN THE DIASPORA
  • EVIDENCE OF INVOLVEMENT IN DEVELOPMENT, INVESTMENT, ETC. IN GHANA
  • ETHICAL BUSINESS/PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENTS
  • SOCIALLY AND LEGALLY COMPLAINT

 

 

  1. CITIZEN GHANA AWARD

THE MOST UNLIKELY GHANAIAN WHO AT DAILY PERIL CONTINUES TO MAINTAIN COVERT SURVEILLANCE AND HAS BECOME A SOLID GATEKEEPER OVER THE NO GO AREAS OF THE COUNTRY.

 

 

  1. OSAGYEFO PAN AFRICAN PEACE AWARD

THE PEACE AWARD GOES TO THE MAN OF PEACE WHOSE PERSONAL POSITION, DEMEANOUR AND INTERVENTION IN MATTERS OF CONFLICT AND FRICTION HAS BROUGHT RESOLUTION TO FLASH POINT TENSIONS AND INTERNAL DISCORD AND THREAT TO NATIONAL PEACE, COHESION AND STABILITY.

 

 

  1. THE ICON/ LEGEND OF ENTERTAINMENT AWARD

A LEGENDARY MUSICIAN, ACTOR, DRAMATIST WHO HAS BLESSED THE COUNTRY WITH HIS BEAUTIFUL TALENT, MENTORED MANY YOUNG TALENTS

 

  1. MEDIA EXCELLENCE AWARD

HAVE SINGLE HANDEDLY BUILT FORMIDABLE MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS ENCLAVES FAR OUTSTRIPPING EXISTING MEDIA IN INNOVATIVE PROGRAMMING AND COMMENDABLE EXPANSIONS.

 

  1. THE YOUNG ACHIEVER AWARD– GHANA AND AFRICA (RISING STAR AWARD)

TWO AWARDS IN THIS CATEGORY (GHANA DIVISION AND AFRICAN DIVISION

 

  • UNDER THE AGE OF 40 YEARS WHO HAS EXCELLED AND SHOWED
  • EVIDENCE OF IMPACTFUL CONTRIBUTION IN AREA OF ENDEAVOR
  • A YOUNG MAN WHO HAS DEMONSTRATED STRONG LEADERSHIP SKILLS IN HIS AREA OF ENDEAVOR, AND SUCCESSFUL. THEY SHOULD HAVE VISIBILITY AND BE KNOWN IN GHANA AND ACROSS THE CONTINENT FOR HIS WORKS

 

  1. CONTINENTAL LEGENDS/ ICONS

LEGENDS ACROSS DIVERSE FIELDS WHOSE IMPACT AND WORKS HAVE BEEN SEEN AND FELT ACROSS THE CONTINENT OF AFRICA. BUSINESS MEN, ENTERTAINERS, SPORTSMEN, DIPLOMATS, ETC.

 

  1. THE SETTLER AWARD
  • SOCIO-ECONOMICALLY ACTIVE RESIDENT NON-GHANAIAN/ 2ND/3RDGENERATION GHANAIANS
  • EVIDENCE OF IMPACTFUL CONTRIBUTION IN AREA OF ENDEAVOR
  • EVIDENCE OF INVOLVEMENT IN DEVELOPMENT, INVESTMENT, ETC.
  • ETHICAL BUSINESS/PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENTS
  • SOCIALLY AND LEGALLY COMPLAINT

 

  1. HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR(PHILANTHROPY AWARD)
  • A PERSONALITY OF DEMONSTRATED LOVE FOR HUMANITY
  • A CARE GIVER AND CONTRIBUTOR TO COMMUNAL OR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
  • EVIDENCE OF HUMANITARIAN WORK TO IMPROVE ON QUALITY OF LIFE
  • THE MAN WHO OF ALL HAS GIVEN HOPE AND SECURITY TO MANY

 

  1. THE GUARDIAN AWARD(MENTORSHIP AWARD)
  • THE THOUGHT LEADER/ROLE MODEL/INSPIRATIONAL LEADER
  • THE PROVIDER OF SOCIAL PROTECTION AND SECURITY
  • EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY TO NURTURE MENTEES AND PROTEGES
  • MORALLY AND ETHICALLY SOUND

 

  1. THE GREEN FINGERS AWARD (AGRICULTURE AWARD)                               
  • AN AGRO-BASED ENTREPRENEUR
  • ADEQUATE EVIDENCE OF NOTABLE CONTRIBUTION TO AGRICULTURE
  • IMPACT ON SOCIETY EITHER THROUGH EMPLOYMENT ACREAGE AND CONTRIBUTION TO FOOD SECURITY

 

  1. THE INVENTOR AWARD (INFO TECHNOLOGY AWARD)
  • AN INVENTOR OF TECHNOLOGICAL SAVVY AND CERTIFIABLE ACCLAIM
  • ORIGINALITY IN THE INVENTION
  • MARKET PLACE VISIBILITY AND VIABILITY

 

  1. MAN OF THE YEAR – HEALTH
  • A HEALTH PRACTTIONER OR ENTREPRENEUR
  • ADEQUATE EVIDENCE OF NOTABLE CONTRIBUTION IN THE AREA OF HEALTH
  • IMPACT ON SOCIETY EITHER THROUGH EMPLOYMENT ACREAGE AND CONTRIBUTION TO HEALTH

 

  1. THE MAN OF YEAR (OIL & GAS)
  • A PROFESSIONAL IN THE OIL & GAS INDUSTRY OR ENTREPRENEUR
  • ADEQUATE EVIDENCE OF NOTABLE CONTRIBUTION IN THE AREA OF OIL & GAS
  • IMPACT ON SOCIETY EITHER THROUGH EMPLOYMENT ACREAGE AND CONTRIBUTION TO THE INDUSTRY

 

  1. MAN OF THE YEAR – GOVERNANCE/THE GOVERNOR AWARD
  • A FOREMOST LEADER OR RULER WITH THE MOST ENDORSEMENT,
  • A LEGISLATOR WITH THE MOST DEFINING SOCIAL INTERVENTION
  • FACILITATOR OF THE MOST INTERACTIVE COMMUNAL PLAN
  • AN ORGANIZER WITH OUTSTANDING PEOPLE

 

  1. THE MAGNATE AWARD-BUSINESSMAN OF THE YEAR
  • FOUNDER, OWNER, OR MAJORITY SHAREHOLDER OF A BUSINESS
  • CREATIVITY/INNOVATION/VISIBILITY
  • BRAND IDENTITY IN HIS INDUSTRY
  • CSR/CRM
  • TOP-LINE/BOTTOM LINE GROWTH ETC

 

  1. THE CORPORATE MAN AWARD
  • CEO/COO/CMO/CFO/CTO ETC OF ANY GHANAINA COMPANY
  • CREATIVITY/INNOVATION/VISIBILITY
  • BRAND IDENTITY IN HIS INDUSTRY
  • CSR/CRM
  • TOP-LINE/BOTTOM LINE GROWTH ETC

 

 

  1. THE MAN OF COURAGE AWARD

THIS AWARD GOES TO A PHYSICALLY IMPAIRED MAN IN SOCIETY WHO HAS DEFIED ALL ODDS AND MADE A POSITIVE IMPACT IN SOCIETY

 

  1. SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS

UNDER THE YEAR OF REVIEW, A MAN CAN BE RECOGNIZED FOR SOMETHING EXTRAORDINARY THEY DID FOR THE BENEFIT AND GROWTH OF SOCIETY

 

The 3rd Annual Emy Africa Awards is sponsored by

Gold Sponsors:

Land rover, DVO, Dominion petroleum, Empire Domus, Axiss shipping, Johnnie Walker

Other sponsors:

Allianz Ghana, Nasco electronics, Medi Moses Prostate center, Special Ice water, Carabao energy drink, Clifton homes, A Rocha Ghana, EY Ghana and UNAIDS

Media Partners:

Joy Prime, Joy news, Joy Fm, Joy Business, Peace Fm, Okay Fm, UTV, Graphic newsapp, Ghana web, pulse Ghana, Ameyaw Debrah.com, BFT , enovate advertising, sign language and Daily Guide

 

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