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Morgan Properties Sponsors the 2015 Africa Peace Award to be held on October 30

MorganMorgan Properties, one of the leading companies in the real estate industry of Ghana sponsors the 2nd Africa Peace Awards to be held in Accra on October 30, 2015.

“On behalf of the AFCOPB Governing Board, Staff and partners of the 2nd Africa Peace Award, I wish to express my profound gratitude to Mr. Morgan Adzatia and his team at Morgan Properties for their support towards our efforts to promote peace and development in Africa. This sponsorship toward the 2nd Africa Peace Award will go a long way to impact many lives than you can ever imagine” Mr. Korsi Senyo, the Executive Director of the African Centre for Peace Building said in a statement.

The Africa Peace Award, instituted 3years ago by the African Centre for Peace Building is a non-monetary peace award that honors distinguished individuals and organizations who have exhibited exceptional leadership in bringing peace; fostering reconciliation; solidarity; poverty alleviation; environment preservation; promoting social justice, education, economic development, health; interfaith harmony and peaceful co-existence across Africa.

“It will be the greatest honor having great personalities and organizations receive this awards from us as this is the only way we at AFCOPB can express our appreciation for the efforts people are making across Africa and beyond to promote peace, social justice and development” Korsi Senyo said

The award honors recipients through various categories and an overall prize (Africa Peace Icon).

This year, a famous Ghanaian investigative journalist Mr. Anas Aremeya Anas has been adjudged the winner of the 2015 Africa Peace Icon.

Other nominees in various categories include:

  1. Edwin Korley, forma Deputy Vice Chancellor, Pan African Christian Theological University for “Inter-religious Peace Category” from Ghana;
  2. Natalia de Luz a Pan-African Journalist, Founder of Por dentro da Africa and Public Information Assistant of UN-Brazil for “Media Achievement”
  3. Newlove Morgan Adzatia, CEO of Morgan Properties nominated “Humanitarian service”
  4. Aswaluna Jane Ekayu the Executive Director of Children for Peace Uganda for “Youth Services”
  5. Emmanuel Ande Ivorgba, West Africa Coordinator, United Religions Initiative and Executive Director of NEEDCSI-Nigeria is for “Youth Service”
  6. Alexander Akhigbe the Executive Director of The Passion House nominated “Youth Service”
  7. Tiger Eye PI- a private investigative organization is slated for “Media Excellence”
  8. Donald Senanu Agumenu, CEO of International Association for People and Performance Development for “Leadership” category
  9. Manfred Tawiah the President of Organization for Strategic Development in Africa to pick “Youth Service” and
  10. Nana Yaw Osei-Darkwa the Founding President of Youth Icon Ghana picks “Youth Service”

The 2015 award ceremony is being organized by the AFCOPB in collaboration with Universal Peace Federation, Global Educators for All Initiatives and URI Africa.

The first edition which was held in Accra on July 1, 2012 had the current minister of Interior of Ghana, Hon. Mark Woyongo as the winner of the overall award “Africa Peace Icon” with other seven recipients – Abm. Dr. Mussie Hailu from Ethiopia; Seye Kehinde, Dr. Rapheal Ogar Oko, Amb. Justine Gudosi all from Nigeria; Mr. Emmanuel Bombande, Arch. Bishop Ducan-William, Mrs. Afenyi Dadzie all from Ghana and Dr. Kemal Yildirim from Turkey.

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