Nana Ampadu To Perform At GUBA 2018


Veteran Ghanaian Highlife don, Nana Kwame Ampadu is set to perform at this year’s edition of the Ghana-UK Based Achievement Awards (GUBA), organisers hinted.

Nana Ampadu, born on May 31, 1945 is one of the bedrocks of Ghanaian Highlife music with songs such as Obra, Agartha and Ebi Te Yie among a host of records.

Spearheaded by Akosua Dentaa Amoateng MBE, GUBA an umbrella organization, consists of GUBA Enterprise, GUBA Careers, GUBA foundation, GUBA Health and GUBA Awards, aimed at acknowledging the movers and shakers of various fields of endeavor based in Ghana and UK.

Specifically, the GUBA Awards is tasked with celebrating excellence among influential people who have caused positive changes in their societies.

GUBA Awards, since its inception in 2009, has honoured personalities such as Paa Kwesi Nduom, Anas Aremeyaw Anas among others.

This year’s nominees for the various categories are as follows:

GUBA Efie Ne Fie Award

Eric Andoh (Starbites)

William Quagraine (Gold Coast)

Claudia Lumor (Glitz Africa)

Nana Adjei (FK Lounge)

GUBA Leisure & Tourism Award

Royal Senchi Hotel

African Regent Hotel

Aqua Safari Resort

Coconut Grove Resort

GUBA Professional of the Year Award

Charlotte Boaitey

Dr (Mrs) Prospera Tedam

Hephzi Naa Ameley Tagoe

Poku Osei

GUBA Innovation & Technology Award

Nelson Boateng (Nelplast Ghana Ltd)

Ivy Barley (Developers in Vogue)

Nicholas Bortey (Liranz Ltd)

Farida Nana Efua Bedwei (Logiciel Ltd)

GUBA Associations Award

Ghana Nurses Association

Ghana Doctors and Dentists UK

Ghana Society Luton

Ghana Union Bradford

GUBA Rising Diaspora Award

Bernard Adjei

Sarah Owusu

Joshua Oware

Jasmin Adjeiwaa Assanoh

Afua Adom

GUBA Celebrity Humanitarian Award

Nathan Kwabena Adisi (Bola Ray)

Kwami Sefa Kayi

John Dumelo

Livingstone Etse Satekla (Stonebwoy)

Martha Ankomah

Kwame Nsiah-Apau (Okyeame Kwame)

To vote for any of the above categories, kindly visit .

Voting ends on June 10, after a mega media launch at the British High Commissioner’s residence on June 7. Attendance is strictly by invitation. The awards night is slated 14th July, 2018 at Intercontinental hotel, 02 London which would be preceded by a conference on July 13 at the same venue.

The main brain behind GUBA, Akosua Dentaa Amoateng MBE, is an award-winning UK-based Ghanaian entrepreneur, actress, singer, producer, manager and TV host. In 2016, she was awarded an MBE by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.

She hosts the Dentaa Show which currently airs on OBE TV in London as well as Fox Life Africa on DSTV.

Next year’s edition of the GUBA Awards is expected to be in the United States of America (USA).


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