The Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio. has lent his support to the organisers of the GUBA Awards USA 2019.
The awards ceremony will take place on September 26, 2019, at the Pierre, A Taj Hotel in New York City.
Mayor Blasio commends GUBA Enterprises’ efforts in its “mission to unite and empower African people and organizations, and promote economic, cultural, and diplomatic ties between countries throughout the African continent and nations across the globe.”
Other esteemed guests attending the awards ceremony include H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, the President of Madagascar H.E Andry Rajoelina, President of Guinea, H.E. Alpha Condé & Burkina Faso’s President H.E Jean-Claud Kassi-Brau.
The president of the ECOWAS Commission Jean- Claud Kassi Brau and Veteran Hollywood actor Danny Glover, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Martin Luther King Jr’s sister, activist Dr Naomi King will also be in attendance.
There will also be a presentation for our Black Star Awardees; Patrick Awuah for his exemplary work in Education, Rosa Whitaker for her Excellence in Africa advancement, Richileu Dennis for Editorial achievements and many more.
Mayor Blasio highlights that “this event will also showcase entrepreneurship and trade opportunities and highlight the importance of Goal 17 of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, “Partnerships for Goals,” in promoting international cooperation to help end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and prevent the harmful effects of climate change by 2030.”
Following the tremendous success of GUBA UK over the past decade, GUBA Enterprise is extending internationally and taking root in the United States of America to put the spotlight on the Diaspora within this pantheon community.
The African Diaspora in the Americas continues to influence Arts and Culture, Business, sport, technology, and entertainment. GUBA recognizes and celebrates the efforts of these game-changers, as a way to encourage the promotion of growth and innovation in Africa, to the rest of the world.
GUBA Awards USA is powered by GUBA Enterprise and proudly title sponsored by Samara Company Ltd, producers of SASSO Insecticide Spray, and co-sponsored by the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, Kosmos Energy Limited, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre and Turkish Airlines.