2010 Nominees

Full 2012 Nominees List (a ★ denotes the eventual winner; * denotes finalist)


Ghana High Commission Award for Best Corporate Business

  1. Armajaro Trading 
  2. Diageo Africa
  3. Kraft Foods
  4. Olam International

Best Professional

  1. Dr Charles Easmon
  2. Douglas Oppong
  3. Dr Felix Konotey-Aluhu
  4. John Blavo 

 Efie Ne Fie (Home is Home)

  1. Gloria Buckman Yankson (Plan It Ghana) ★ 
  2. Godwin Edem Adorie (Praise Exports)
  3. Lawrence Clifford Poku Amankwah (Branch Health and Fitness Centre)
  4. Mary Hubert (Mary’s Virgin Coconut Oil “MVCO”)


Best African Fusion Designer

  1. Anita Quansah London – Anita Quansah 
  2. Ashanti Lou – Louisa Osei
  3. House of Adjeiwaa – Abena Adjeiwaa
  4. Bubushiki – Emily Osei-Blavo

Best Creative Writer

  1. Dorothy Koomson 
  2. John Akomfrah
  3. Martin Ofori-Atta
  4. Shirley Baah Mensah

Best Online Media

  1. Ameyaw Debrah
  2. Daily Guide
  3. Ghana Celebrities
  4. Ghanaweb
  5. Modern Ghana
  6. My Joy Online 
  7. Peace FM Online

Best Emerging Music Act

  1. Brie Boateng *
  2. Daniel ‘Pacs’ Osei
  3. Fuse ODG *
  4. Infecta
  5. K’adu
  6. Kofi Stacks
  7. Mista Silva 
  8. Stardo Karle
  9. Sheyi Martins
  10. Vibe Squad


Best Ghanaian Event

  1. All White Party- VMS and Ghanaian Divas
  2. Anansekrom- Noble Friends
  3. FashionMist
  4. Ghana Party in the Park- Akwaaba Promotions 
  5. Ghana’s Official 55th Independence Celebration Dance- Alordia Promotions, West Coast Promotions *
  6. Miss Ghana UK- Akwaaba Promotions *
  7. Ghana UK Fashion Show – Ghanaian Divas & Ghana Fashion House

Best Charity Organisation

  1. ADAP (African Development Association for Progress)
  2. AfriKids
  3. Health Care for Africa
  4. STaSS (Shika Tamaa Support Services)
  5. WAM (What About Me) Campaign 

Rising Stars Award

  1. Portia Oti
  2. Philomena Kwao 
  3. Nicholas ‘Supernova Dex’ Amfo
  4. Llyrio Boateng

GUBA Humanitarian

  1. James Annan (Challenging Height) 
  2. Nana Oye Lithur (The Human Rights Advocacy Centre)
  3. Patrick Young (Theatre for a Change)
  4. Michael Baabu (Safe child Ghana)

GUBA Community Champion

  1. Adwoa Agyemang
  2. Alison Naftalin
  3. Amma Anna Adjei
  4. Lorraine Wright 


Best Student Achiever

  1. Gillian Appau

International Recognition Award

  1. Patrick Quarcoo (Kenya based media mogul)

Inspirational African Award

  1. Dr Mike Adenuga (CEO, Globacom)

Special Achievement Award

  1. Sam Jonah (Executive Chairman, Jonah Capital)

Special Achievement Awards to 

  1. Sam Ankrah (Investment Broker)
  2. Roland Agambire (Entrepreneur and owner of RLG)
  3. Dennis Tawiah (Event Promotion Pioneer, CEO of Akwaaba Promotions)

Sporting Achievement

  1. John Mensah

Posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award

(Shaun Campbell on behalf of) Arthur Wharton – First professional black football player and the world 100 yard record holder.

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