Ezra Sibanda among Community Pioneers honoured at Zim Achievers - FULL 2017 Winners List

Ezra Sibanda among Community Pioneers honoured at Zim Achievers - FULL 2017 Winners List
Published: 08 May 2017 (453 Views)
Renowned Broadcaster Ezra Sibanda was among those honoured by ZAA Chairman Conrad Mwanza at the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards held at the Cumberland hotel in London on Saturday.

Sibanda said that he was both humbled and honoured to be recognised and thanked everyone who has supported his career and philanthropic work over the years.

Honorary recipients included Marshall Gore, for his contribution to sports and community development, and Tawanda "Jusa" Sibotshiwe for creative entrepreneurship as a music producer.

"Last year we honoured the women who are doing amazing things in the media and this year it was only fitting to recognise the men. Legends and pioneers who have excelled for decades and are continuing to do outstanding work in the UK and abroad," said Mwanza.

Senior Pastor of Christ United Ministries Liberty, Pastor Jide David Modede was awarded the Friend of Zimbabwe Award for his contribution to the Life Project.

Mwanza congratulated all the winners and thanked those who attended the seventh anniversary of the awards.

"We have been doing this for seven years. Sometimes we have got it right and there are times where we have got it wrong but, we have continued to persevere and run with the vision that started as an idea in conversation," Mwanza said.

"It is not easy to put on an awards show of this magnitude. We have a team, both at organising level and at panel level who work tirelessly for months and I salute their efforts.

We had an overwhelming response this year and we are grateful to all those who attended, who made it memorable and, who continue to support the vision and the brand.

We hope to come back bigger, better and even stronger next year," he added.

The event was hosted by Radio and TV personality Candice Mwakayele. There was also a surprise performance by dancehall artist Killer T.



2017 Winners


Community Champion of the Year - Dorcas Gwata

Event of the Year - SAMA Festival 2016

Fashion Designer of the Year - Tapiwa Dingwiza

Female Entrepreneur - Hanani Nqo

Female Personality of the Year - Ellen Chiwenga

MTM Financial and Management Accountants Business of the Year Award - Senditoo

Community Organisation of the Year - The Life Project

Innovation of the Year - Sharon Odongo  

International Gospel Artist of the Year - Fungisai

Male Entrepreneur of the Year - David Zinyama

UK Sports-Person of the Year - Lovejoy Chawatama

Male Personality of the Year - Tafara Dube

Media Personality of the Year - Samantha Ncube-Mahlangu

Professional of the Year - Adiel Mambara

UK Music Artist of the Year - Lamont Chitepo

Music Video of the Year - Charlie Kay (Vimbai)

Young Achiever of the Year - Miss Sakhie Classique

Savannah Freight People's Choice - Duchess Cleo  

 

Panel's Choice Award - ZimHealth

Special Recognition Award - Killer T

Legends/Pioneer

Ezra Sibanda - Services to Music and Arts.

Marshall Gore - Services to Sport and Community Development

Billy Katiyo - Services to Charitable Causes

Lastone H Mliswa - Film Industry and Arts.

Wellington Tafirenyika - Services to Music and Arts

Tawanda Sibotshiwe - Services to Music and Arts.

Kisset Chirengende   - Services to Sports Development.

Alfred Munhenga - Services to Music and Community development

Chairman's Honorary Awards

Dr Ian Chikanza - Services to Business and charitable causes

Doug Munatsi - Services to Business and charitable causes

Fikelephi Jackson - Services to Charitable Causes

Lettie Chimbi - Services to Charitable Causes

Pastor Jide David Modede - Friend of Zimbabwe



- Tidi Kwidini

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