Ghana has secured hosting slot for the 5th edition of All Africa Music Awards [AFRIMA] as Ghanaian artistes have eulogised organisers of the award scheme.
The press launch held at the Kempinski hotel in Accra saw Stonebwoy, Jupitar, Samini, Kuami Eugene, King Promise threw in their support for AFRIMA awards.
According to the 2015 BET award winner Stonebwoy, “We’re happy that AFRIMA is here and Ghana is going to host the prestigious award scheme for 3years and we’re grateful”.
For their part, Jupitar, Kuami Eugene, King Promise, Samini praised the award scheme and also the Minister Of Tourism, Art, And Culture Catherine Ablema Afeku for her continues support in the Ghanaian showbiz fraternities.
The African Union Commission, AUC announced the Republic of Ghana as the Official Host Country for the 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, following receipt of the Letter of Intent to Host AFRIMA dated April 18, 2018, addressed to the Commissioner of Social Affairs, African Union Commission, Mrs. Amira Elfadil and signed by the Honourable Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Ghana, Honourable Catherine Afeku.
The 5th AFRIMA Host Country unveiling was conducted at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Thursday, September 6, 2018 by the African Union’s Acting Director for Social Affairs, Mariama Cisse Mohamed; Head of Culture, African Union, Ms. Angela Martins, and President and Executive Producer of AFRIMA, Mr.Mike Dada.
In her response letter dated September 13, 2018 with reference number DSA/CUL/16/341818 awarding Host Country right for the 5th edition of the annual continental awards event to the Republic of Ghana, Mrs. Amira Elfadil congratulated the West African country on overcoming the competition involved in hosting AFRIMA and winning the Host Country rights through a transparent process.