Young Ghanaian entrepreneur and the Chief Executive Officer SALT Media Group — owners of SALT 95.9 FM at Agogo in the Ashanti Region, May Day Entertainment, and Saltfmonline.com, Charles Ohene Kwame Frimpong, has been recognized as the ‘Emerging Media CEO of the Year’ at the third edition of the National Communications Awards held on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.
The Awards scheme, by RAD Communications Limited, celebrates and honours individuals and organizations in the media and communications space for their contribution towards the industry and national development.
With businesses in media, entertainment, transport, real estate, food and beverages among others in Ghana and abroad, Ohene Kwame Frimpong, a known philanthropist, has won several awards including Forty Under 40 Best Entrepreneur in Food & Beverage, and the People’s Most Favorite Entrepreneur Award in the 2021 edition.
As a philanthropist, Mr. Ohene Frimpong takes care of hundreds of students, orphans, aged, and widows each year through the Smart Frimpong Foundation. The young Ghanaian investor also runs a real estate business, owns KLF Forex Bureau at Spintex in Accra, and an African Restaurant in Chicago, USA.
He also owns the Smart Group of Companies, which has the Smart Hygiene Sanitizer as one of its flagship products. Ohene Kwame Frimpong is the Executive Chairman of Wealthbridge Limited, the owner of the famous Kub’s Original Bofrot Puff Puff where he is the majority shareholder.
Kub’s Original Bofrot Puff Puff also operates a subsidiary in the UK, where it produces to meet the needs of consumers in the UK market.
Ohene Kwame Frimpong receives African Youth Badge Honoré Award
In November 2021, Charles Ohene Kwame Frimpong was also recognized as one of the trailblazing young African leaders shaping Africa in their various disciplines despite the significant impact of COVID-19 on life and businesses.
Ohene Kwame Frimpong was among five young African leaders and the only nominee from Ghana to have picked up the award on November 25, 2021, on the sidelines of the Young African Leaders Summit 2021, held at the Accra International Conference Centre.
He was recognized for the support he rendered to many underprivileged persons in Ghana at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, despite the struggles many businesses including his went through.
During the 2021 Father’s Day celebration in June, for instance, Ohene Kwame Frimpong was honoured alongside many outstanding fathers in Ghana at the maiden edition of the Ghana Father’s Day Awards and Dinner Night inside the Grand OMANYE HALL of the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.
Below is the full list of winners for the 3rd National Communications Award;
Outstanding Student Journalist of the Year – STEPHEN BERNARD DONKOR
Outstanding Student in PR/Corporate Communication – KRAMPA JOEL
Online Radio Host Of The Year – JOENASH
Online TV Host Of The Year – MAAME AFIA AMANKWAA PAM
Outstanding faith-based Media Personality of the Year – MADONNA OPONG
Faith-Based Online Media Company of the Year – TANGIBLE WORD
Online Media Personality of the Year – KOBBY KYEI
Creative Personality of the Year – Graphic Design/Branding – NANA K DUAH
Entertainment Show Host of the Year – JACQULINE ACQUAYE
Videographer Of The Year – BLAYZ PICTURES
Outstanding Film Personality (Acting) – ELAINE ALEXIS ATTOH
Most Outstanding Event MC Of The Year – KABUTEYMYMC
Outstanding Poet/Spoken Word Artist of the Year – RHYMESONNY
Rising Star – Media – ELAINE ALEXIS ATTOH
Outstanding Communication/Media Education Personality – CHARLES NII AYIKU AYIKU
Blogger Of The Year – SIKA OFFICIAL
Media CEO/MD/GM of the Year – DR FADDA DICKSON NARH
Media Group of the Year – DESPITE MEDIA
Emerging Media CEO of the Year – OHENE KWAME FRIMPONG
Brand Ambassador of the Year – MIKKI OSEI BERKO
Radio Programme of the Year – OYEREPA AFUTUO
Radio Station of the Year – OYEREPA FM
Brand Influencer Of The Year- PORTIA WEKIA
TV Show Host of the Year (Female) – ELIANE ALEXIS ATTOH
Tv Newscaster of the Year (English) DELA MICHEL
Tv Newscaster Of The Year (Local) – AFIA AMANKWAAH TAMAKLOE
TV Station of the Year – METRO TV
Advertising Company of the Year – APEX ADVERTISING
Best Corporate Communications Team (Public Sector) – MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATION
Best Corporate Communications Team (Private Sector)- JOSPONG GROUP
Best Corporate Communications Team (Energy) – VOLTA RIVER AUTHORITY
Best Corporate Communications Team (SME) – QUICK CREDIT
Content Creator of The Year (Social Media) – WESLEY KESSE
Digital Marketing Personality of the Year – EDWARD ASARE
TV Programme of the Year – GOODEVENING GHANA
TV Show Host of the Year (Male) – PAUL ADOM OTCHERE
Radio Show Host of the Year (Male) – NOEL NUTSUGAH
Radio Show Host of the Year (Female) – EUNICE NAA AMERLEY NORTEY (AUNTIE NAA)
Radio Newscaster of the Year (Local) – POMAAH KYEKYEKU
SPORTS Journalist of the year – MICHEAL ODURO
Digital Man of the Year – MR ALEX DADEY
Fintech Company of the Year – ZEEPAY
IT Leadership Personality Award – EBO RICHARDSON
Digital Solutions Brand of the Year – KGL SOLUTION
Outstanding Electronic Retail Brand of the Year – KAB-FAM GHANA LIMITED
Woman of Excellence (Marketing & Corporate Comms) – VERONICA OFOSUHEMAA OWUSU-ANSAH
Cybersecurity Consulting Brand of the Year – CYBERTEQ FALCON LIMITED
Industry Spotlight Award (Corporate Communication Professional) – EDINAM ADJEI-SIKA
Excellence IN CSR – Technology Company – KGL FOUNDATION
Radio Personality of the Year – GODFREY AINOO
TV Personality of the Year – STACY AMOATENG
Media Legacy Honour – Personality & Mentorship Award – TOMMY ANNAN FORSON
Media Legacy Honour – Entrepreneurship and Employment Award – DR. OSEI KWAME DESPITE
Woman of Impact Honour – DR STELLA AGYENIM BOATENG
Media Man of the Year – PAUL ADOM OTCHERE
Media Woman of the Year – STACY AMOATENG
Corporate Communication Professional of the year – SOPHIA LISSAH KUDJORDJI
Inspirational personality of the year -– JANE REASON AKUSHIKA AHADZIE
Most Promising Ceo Of The Year – KENNEDY OSEI
Events Beverage of the year – BEL BEVERAGES
Media Women Empowerment Award – THE STAND POINT SHOW
Most innovative Payment brand of the year- GHIPSS
Event legacy Honour – AFI AMORO
Special Honour – Communications Leadership Honour – HON. URSULA OWUSU-EKUFUL