The New Ghanaian 10th Anniversary Banquet and Awards Night

Sandra Appiah November 10, 2011

Washington DC – Media Afrika LLC is proud to announce MoneyGram and Dish Network’s co-sponsorship of The New Ghanaian 10th Anniversary Banquet and Awards Night to be held at 7pm on Saturday November 19th, 2011, at the Springfield Hilton Hotel in Alexandria Virginia. The monumental occasion celebrates the 10 years of Excellent Service to the Ghanaian & African community and will be graced by His Excellency Kabral Blay-Amihere, Ghana’s Media Commissioner and former Ambassador to Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone.

The New Ghanaian newspaper was launched at the Ghana Embassy, Washington DC, in November 2001 with the purpose of serving, uplifting and inspiring Ghanaians abroad. Since its inception, the free newspaper has expanded to reach Ghanaians in the Washington Metro area and beyond. The New Ghanaian newspaper is the premier Ghanaian monthly and is considered one of the leading papers covering issues pertaining to Ghana in the United States and beyond.

“After 10 years of community service, it is fitting to share our milestone with the community and we will be honored for you to join us.” Joseph Vanderpuye, the founder and current publisher of the newspaper announced. The New Ghanaian newspaper has covered government transitions and elections, educated the public on political and educational issues and risen above and beyond in building, bridging and fostering relationships amongst individuals and organizations in the Diaspora.

For ticket information visit the event page at call 571.435.4576 or email Advanced tickets are $40.00 and $50.00 at the door.

The New Ghanaian 10th Anniversary is proud to name the following as partners for the banquet and awards night: Sunlight Radio, Palava Hut, The Y Network, The Church of Pentecost, Church of the Living God Virgina, Agape Life Ministries, Ghana Nurses Association, Springs Gate Church, Word Harvest Church, Brong Ahafo Assocation, Asante Association, Asona Abusua Abrempong Association, Okyeman Kuo, Diamond Club, Washington Ladies among others.

Special performances by Saxophonist Niyi Adams, Elder Kenneth Appiah of Soul Winners fame and DeeJay VeeJay.

For more information about tickets and partnerships email, call (571)435.4576/(703)901.4277 or visit

Last Edited by: Updated: September 15, 2018


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