London-based visual artist, filmmaker and writer John Akomfrah has been knighted (Knights Bachelor) for his services to the arts.
The 7 Ghanaian names on the UK New Year Honours List
Abena Serwaa (AKADI MAGAZINE)
The United Kingdom (UK) has released the 2023 New Year Honours list and on it is seven Ghanaian names being honoured for services to environmental campaigning, education, architecture, diversity and inclusion, and business.
The list, issued by King Charles III, recognises the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the UK.
They are John Akomfrah CBE, a London-based visual artist, filmmaker and writer.
John Akomfrah has been knighted (Knights Bachelor) for his services to the arts.
The others are Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debrah, a co-founder and chair of the Ella Roberta Foundation, Mavis Maxine Amankwah a Business coach, mentor and diversity communications, Dawid Konotey-Ahulu, co-founder of the Diversity Project, Dr Jeffery Nii Adjei Tawiah Quaye, the national director of education and standards for Aspirations Academies Trust (Dartford, Kent), Maxwell Apaladaga Ayamba, an environmental journalist, academic and founder of the Sheffield Environmental Movement (SEM) and Professor Lesley Lokko, an Architect, academic, author and curator
The New Year Honour List was published on December 30, 2022.
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