Stratcomm Africa's Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Esther Amba Numaba Cobbah, has received an award as the Best Entrepreneur in media communications for 2010, at the Ghana Entrepreneur Awards. Stratcomm Africa is a communication company that is involved in several media including audiovisual production.
The event, dubbed "Recognizing the exceptional contribution of Ghanaian entrepreneurs" was organized by Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana, in collaboration with the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry to acknowledge Ghanaian entrepreneurs who have excelled in their enterprises as well as commemorate the World Entrepreneurship Day.
The World Entrepreneurship Day is a globally recognized event that is celebrated 24 hours around the globe on the second Friday in April.
Ms. Cobbah dedicated the award to the entire Stratcomm Africa team, noting that there is no enterprise without employees. According to her, Stratcomm Africa staff give expression to the high standards of the organization and, this year, are living up to the corporate message: "raising the bar, soaring higher."
"We pursue excellence because we work to the glory of God, and He is an excellent God. We give glory to God for this award," Ms. Cobbah said. She also dedicated the award to the late Dr. Jean Aka, the immediate past chairman of the Stratcomm Africa Board of Directors.
Source: The Chronicle, Masahudu Ankiilu Kunateh, 27 April 2011.
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