Pan Africanism : African People's Intercontinental Awards, Washington D.C., June 4, 2005

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    Onzou Records announces Yaya Diallo as African People's Intercontinental Awards recipient for the Entertainer of the Year Award to be presented at the Washington Convention Center, Washington D.C., June 4th, 2005 ...

    For Immediate Release

    ChatAfriK presents



    (The 'New Frontier' Showcase)

    Celebrating Africans Achievements.... Giving honor to whom honor is due...

    Washington, DC May 24, 2005 - ChatAfrik e~world proudly presents Africans and descendants of Africa its 1st African Awards Honors. Among the aims and objectives of the African People's Intercontinental Awards is to highlight and honor Africans and descendants of Africa around the world who have excelled in their profession. "Africa the New Frontier Showcase" is a combination of events to celebrate Africans' achievements and recognize Africans that are promoting the positive image of their people around the world.

    ChatAfrik presents AFRICAN PEOPLE`S INTERCONTINENTAL AWARDS (The New Frontier Showcase), SATURDAY JUNE 4th, 2005, (7:00PM - 12 Midnight) at THE WASHINGTON CONVENTION CENTER, 801 Mt. Vernon Pl. N.W. Washington DC.

    Award recipients by category go to Africa Man of the Year, Philip Emegwali (Nigeria), Computer Scientist, Father of SuperComputer; Africa Woman of the Year, Dr. (Mrs.) Wangari Muta Mathai (Kenya), Professor/Environmentalist. Noble Prize winner; Africa Youth of the Year, Mr. Kamildeen Olufowobi (Nigeria), AfriPRO, NiPRO; Business Person of the Year, Mrs. Mrs. Julie Ndjee (Cameroon), Ultimate Seasonings; Sportsman of the Year, Mr. Freddy Adu (Ghana), Soccer Player, D.C. United; Sportswoman of the Year, Mrs. Catherine Ndereba (Kenya), Marathon Winner; Broadcaster of the Year, Ms. Tumi Makabo (South Africa), CNN; Entertainer of the Year, Mr. Yaya Diallo (Mali), Musician; Academic Achievements Awards, African Studies: Dr. Sulayman Nyang, (Gambia), Professor; Life Achievement Awards, Ms. Hadja Saran Daraba Kaba, (Guinea), Founding President Mano River Women`s Peace Network (MARWOPNET), Late Deyda Hydara (Gambia), Founder, The Point newspaper, Dr. (Mrs.) Kemafo Nonyerem Chikwe (Nigeria), Former Minister of Aviation; Community Business Award (Corporate), Western Union (U.S.A.).

    Special Honorable Awards include Dele Giwa Excellence in Print Journalism Award, Gamal Gorkeh Nkrumah (Ghana), Journalist, Al-Ahram Weekly, Cairo, Egypt; Randal Robinson Solidarity Award, Randal Robinson (United States), Former President, TransAfrica Forum; African Heritage Awards, Philanthropic & Humanitarian Awards Oprah Winfrey, TV Host; Kweisi Mfume, Former President & CEO NAACP; Louis H. Sullivan Foundation (NGO); African Statesman Award, Olusegun Obasanjo, President of Nigeria, Chairman African Union, For his leadership role in restoring peace into Liberia.

    Official Presentation of Awards on Saturday June 4, 2005 at the Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW. Washington D.C. 20001. (202) 249-3000

    Live Music by; Double-Award winning Jirbo Ntunta & the Soukous Stars Band

    supported by other Entertainers and African Cultural Dancers and Direct from Nigeria: The Zomema Dance Ensemble!! Tickets: General Admission $50.00, VIP $100.00

    Visit African People`s Intercontinental Awards website

    DAY EVENT (9 am - 5pm) Admission: Free!!!

    African World Fine Arts & Craft Show - Original Art from South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Haiti, Zimbabwe, and U.S. Trade Show Exhibition with Authentic Gemstones, Trade Beads & Fashion products.

    Top Fashion Designer's Showcase - Fashion designers with unique Traditional African wears. Contemporary styles and clothes for special occasions.

    This is an all day event, leading up to the prestigious Awards show, recognizing and honoring the best and the brightest Africans worldwide.

    African People's Intercontinental Awards - Information contacts:

    Cecilia Gugu Vilakazi (South Africa) 301-593-5982 Coordinator Arts & Crafts

    Mola Kalejaiye (Nigeria) 443-983-3482 Coordinator Fashion Showcase

    Abou Syllar (Ivory Coast) 301-445-7837 Coordinator Entertainment

    Dyer Mwangi (Kenya) 240-678-3944 Coordinator Graphics & Design

    Jesmed Suma (Sierra Leone) 240-432-9095 Coordinator Guests & Business Relations

    Junda Kennedy-Morris (Liberia) 301-599-8692 Coordinator VIP & Diplomatic Protocols

    Nkem Egede-Ojomo 301-332-7180

    Event Planner & Director

    Martin Akindana (Moderator Matto) 301-651-9309 [email protected]

    CEO, African People's Intercontinental Awards

    ChatAfrik is a subsidiary of Fastrac Corporation LLC

    P.O. Box 502, Beltsville MD 20704

    African People's Intercontinental Awards

    12413 Palermo Drive Silver Spring MD 20904

    Tel: (301) 572-2290 Mobile: (301) 651-9309 Fax (301) 960-4786

    Website: Email: [email protected]


    Stephen Conroy, Producer/Publisher
    Yaya Diallo's Traditional & Contemporay West African Music
    Onzou Records,

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