Ghanaian actor, Kofi Adjorlolo, has been given a Special Diamond Honorary Award by AFRIFIMO Awards.
The veteran actor who has contributed immensely to setting high standards in the Ghanaian movie industry received the award during the Film and Music Festival in Washington D.C USA recently.
Other actors who also received awards included Morgan Freeman (USA,) Alex Usifo (Nigeria,) David Vandy (Sierra Leone) and Jimmy Bangura (Sierra Leone).
Mr. Adjorlolo’s award is one of a kind, earned as a result of the awarding body recognising ones’ hard work and contributions to the movie industry both in their homeland and across the globe.
The festival week of the AFRIFIMO AWARDS for FILM & MUSIC begins from October 1st to October 4th in Washington D.C., U.S.A.
Apart from Adjorlolo receiving the Special Diamond Honorary Award, some Ghanaian actors and actresses have also been nominated in various categories.
The categories are BEST ACTORS – Prince David Osei and John Dumelo; BEST ACTRESS – Selassie Ibrahim and Martha Ankomah; BEST LEAD ACTORS – John Dumelo; BEST LEAD ACTRESS – Roselyn Ngissah and Yvonne Okoro; BEST SUPPORTING ROLE – Jacqueline Collins; BEST UPCOMING ACTOR – Toosweet Annanm, and; BEST PICTURE FOR BEST PRODUCER – Abdul Salam Mumuni.
Some musicians from Ghana also have their names on the nomination list of the music category.
BEST MALE RAPPER – Sarkodie (Pon Di Ting) and BEST R&B (Female) – Becca (No Away).
The award ceremony is organised by AFRIFIMO AWARDS INC. with Miss Dominion of Cuba as the CEO.