The awards scheme recognizes and rewards Ghanaians based in South Africa who exhibit excellence in all areas of life from business to sport, entertainment to public service, the arts to charitable works.
A unique platform that showcases the valuable and distinctive contribution made by members of the Ghanaian community in South Africa.
Afari owns Sheila Afari Group (Sheila Afari Public Relations which manages public relations for some of South Africa’s A-List celebrities including Khuli Chana, AKA, Kabelo Mabalane and Thembi Seete, Sheila Afari Business Development, Miss Ghana South Africa, Lavish Industries, Sheila Afari Development and Sheila Afari Foundation.)
She is also currently the assistant producer of the morning show on Metro FM, the largest urban commercial station in South Africa.
The awards took place at The Bryanston Country Club and was organized by May May Production in collaboration with Ghana High Commission in South Africa.
Full list of winners below;
Professional Achiever: Ms Mimi Sao
Best Master of Ceremony: Mr Franklin Kwesi Egan
Best Hair Salon: Classic Hair Salon
Most Popular Church: Light House
Best Fashion Desiger: Kwame Bediako
Business Person of the Year: Mr Tony Afordofe
Most Influential Individual: Mrs Salome Asante
Most Popular Personality: Mr William Ayim Yeboah
Best Business (small/meduim): Sheila Afari Group
Best Media Personality: Mr Alex Kwesi Crassie
Best friend of Ghana: Mr Batandwa Sukwana
Best Sponsor of Ghana event in SA: Delico Properties
Academic Achievements: Mr Augustine Twum
Best Company (Large): All Danquah Group
Music Artist of the year: Palamo
Black Star Support: Yaw Twum
Life Time Achievers: (academia, community services, entrepreneurship, health, humanitarian):
Mrs Comfort Yeboah
Dr John Kudjoe
Mr Kofi Owusu Sekyere
Dr Gilbert Anyetei
Mr Sam Jonah
Mr George William Dickson
Mr Ralp Nii Okai Marfoaah Tettey-Amlalo