The First Lady of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Her Excellency, Constancia Mangue, is one of the recipients of this year’s Voice Achievers Award.
She will be recognized with a double award as the African Woman of the Year and The Voice Personality of the Year at the ceremony taking place on 20th and 21st October 2016 in the city of Almere, The Netherlands.
The other personalities selected by the Voice Achievers Award Committee to be recognized this year include Mr Ben Zwinkels who will receive the African Business Personality Award and Her Excellency, Rev. Dr. Naa (Princess) Asie Ocansey, who will receive African Humanitarian Award. She will also be the Guest Speaker at the Award ceremony.
Prof. Ozumba Benjamin Chukwuma will be awarded the African Leadership Award while Councillor Collins Nweke will receive the African Political Figure Award.
HRM Emmanuel Onyike Efeizomor 11 (JP) OON, The Obi of Owa Kingdom will receive the African Traditional Icon Award.
The Voice Achievers Award recognizes Africans and friends of Africa of outstanding achievement. Winners must have had a positive impact on their communities and host countries.
This year’s award ceremony is part of the Voice magazine’s 17th year anniversary.
Elvis Iruh, the publisher of the Voice and founder of the Voice Achievers Award said the two-day event is well packaged to meet the yearnings of the public.
There will be an empowerment/training day to expose African businesses and services to the European business community.
The second day will witness a world class gala/award dinner, African culture, music and dance.
Other winners of the Voice Achievers Award 2016
Africa Night Productions – African Entertainment Award
Mrs. Audrey Chicot – African Business Excellence Award
Eliane Becks Nininahazwe – African Inspirational Award
Honourable Kenneth Gbandi – Diaspora Man of the Year
Géke Lagerburg-Schutte of 4Gambia Foundation – African Foundation Award
Mr Vincent Uchenna Anyanwu – African Diaspora Business Award
Sophie Schouwenaar – African Image Maker Award
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje – African Acting Award
Jan Pulland – African Diaspora Community Award
African Young Professional Network (AYP) – African Special Recognition Award
Dr Andrews Omovototu Elueni (KSC) – African Entrepreneurship Award
Muriel Blijd – African Gospel Music Award
Tania Christina Monteiro – African Top Model Award
Lucky Osamudiamen Aghedo – African Business Support Award
Azubike Osabeyi, aka DON ZUBI – African Music Promoter Award
Cecilia Eben Bleeker – Diaspora Woman of the Year
Chief Ransome Ifeanyichukwu Ezeike – The Voice Appreciation Award
Rev. Darlington Jacobs – African Writer Award
Hon. Michael Diden – African Future Award
Mr Kayode Obembe – Africa Property Distinction Award
His Excellency, S.E. Carmelo NVOCO-NCÁ of Equatorial Guinea – Outstanding African Ambassador Award
Dauvia Nijenhuis – African Fashion Designer Award
His Excellency, Ambassador J.P. Karabaranga of Republic of Rwanda – African Ambassador Award
Beatrace Angut Oola – African Fashion Promoter Award
Hon Sir Ezehi MD. Igbas KSJI – African Community Service Award
Apostle Maigida Ameh – Spiritual Leadership Award
Apostle Godspower Udjor – African Motivational Award
Barrister Vincent Osas Uwadiae – African Public Service Award
Major Gen. Frank Osokogu (Rtd) – African Distinguished Career Award
Mr Tony Abolo – African Media Award
All Africans and friends of Africa are encouraged to attend this special event.