Beautiful People @ The African Diaspora Awards 2015 + Ghana’s Nicole Amarteifio Wins An Award

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Ghanaian television presenter Peace Hyde ‘turned up the heat’ as she hosted the fifth edition of the African Diaspora Awards along side Nigerian comedian Seyi Brown over the weekend in New York City.

Peace Hyde was not the only one showing off her amazing Ghanaian talent. Creator of the web series ‘An African City’ won the  Creative Artist of the Year Award.

Other winners of the night included :

Person of the Year: Danai Jekesai Gurira, Actress Eclipsed from Zimbabwe

Advocacy: Akon & Thione Niang, The Akon Lighting Africa from Senegal

Life Time Achievement: David Adjaye, Architect fromTanzania

Entrepreneurship: Chid Liberty, Liberty & Justice, Apparel Manufacturer from Liberia

Community Service: Atti Worku, Founder Seeds of Africa  from Ethiopia

Creative Artist: Nicole Amarteifio, Creator of An African City from Ghana

Humanitarian: Kennedy Odede, Social entrepreneur, Shining Hope for Communities from Kenya

Friend of Africa: Laurie A. Cumbo, Council Member, Office of New York City – USA

Designer: Alhassan Toure, Toure Design from Mali

Organizational Impact: Young African MBA’s – Pan African

Excellence in service: Dr Oluyemi Badero, Cardiologist from Nigeria –

Guest At The Event

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Images via Leon Williams (@leonwilliamsnyc).

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