The 2018 GUBA Awards honoured a number of people making Ghana proud on the world stage.
Stormzy, Big Shaq (Michael Dapaah), Gloria Akuffo and Marietta Brew Appiah-Opong were honoured for their impact in their field of endeavours.
The seventh edition of the event was held at the InterContinental Hotel O2, London on Saturday, July 14, 2018. It was hosted by Anita Erskine and Boris Kodjoe.
Kuami Eugene entertained the audience with a number of his songs and covers by other artistes.
GUBA Awards is a non-profit organisation which donates proceeds towards charitable schemes operating within the Ghanaian community and provides an engaging platform for promoting greater cultural diversity in the UK as well as raising the profile of Ghana.
Former President Jerry John Rawlings, Hon. Alan Kojo Kyeremanteng, Isaac Osei, and Zylofon Media boss, Nana Appiah Mensah were some of the personalities who attended the event.
GUBA Efie Ne Fie Award
Eric Andoh (Starbites)
GUBA Leisure & Tourism Award
Royal Senchi Hotel
GUBA Professional of the Year Award
GUBA Innovation & Technology Award
Nelson Boateng (Nelplast Ghana Ltd)
GUBA Associations Award
Ghana Doctors and Dentists UK
GUBA Rising Diaspora Award
GUBA Celebrity Humanitarian Award
Kwami Sefa Kayi
GUBA Black Star Awardees
Lifetime Achievement Awards – Joshua Ashitey Hammond
Rising Sport Star Awards – Joshua Boakye
Rising Star Award – Michael Dapaah
Music Excellence Award – Michael Omari (Stormzy)
Special Achievement Award – Vandyke Appiah Kubi
Television and Film Pioneer Award – Ernest Abbeyquaye
Outstanding Leadership Award – Dr. Cecilia Anim
Outstanding Achievement Award – Gloria Akuffo and Marietta Brew Appiah-Opong
Outstanding Student Award – Samuel Asare