Entertainment of Thursday, 20 October 2016
TV Presenter and actress, Joselyn Dumas will be celebrated as the global ambassador of OAfrica, a charity organization at a gala on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the Kempinski Hotel Ballroom.
The event will start at 7pm with a cocktail and then dinner at 8pm. It will feature performances by top-rated musicians including Gyedu Blay Ambolley, and will be mc’ed by JOY FM’s Kojo Yankson.
OAfrica empowers children and young adults in need of care and protection because of institutionalization, abandonment, neglect, disability or abuse to become productive members of the community. They do this by strengthening families and reintegrating separated children whose rights have been compromised due to poverty, violence,trafficking, disease and discrimination into safe, stable and loving households.
The purpose of OAfrica is to support orphans and vulnerable children by building strong families through family support services, foster care programs and young adult support services.
OAfrica programming successfully reduces child abandonment and family disintegration, ensuring that orphans and vulnerable children are able to grow up in a safe and permanent family setting with appropriate care and protection.
Joselyn Dumas is an award-winning Ghanaian TV Host and actress.
Dumas got her mainstream break as a host on Rhythmz, an entertainment television show. She joined Viasat 1 Television later as the hist of The One Show, the station’s first own produced flagship Talk Show program which aired from 2010 to 2014.
She also hosted @Home WIth Joselyn Dumas, which aired across Africa and parts of Europe.
One of her early first movie roles was in the production ‘Perfect Picture‘ by Shirley Frimpong-Manso. It opened for the doors for her to get other movie/TV series roles including ‘Adams Apple, A Sting In A Tale, Love or Something Like That and Northern Affair.
Dumas won ‘Best Entertainment Host of the Year’ at the 2012 Radio and Television Personality Awards, and ‘Best Actress in a Lead Role’ at the 2014 Ghana Movie Awards.
She was also nominated for the ‘Best Actress in a Leading Role’ award at the 2014 Africa Movie Academy Awards.
She is currently the Brand Ambassador of Jobberman Ghana, a jobs advertisement company and Range Rover Evogue.