2012 Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Actor winner, Majid Michel keeps winning. The Ghanaian actor will receive the Rising Star Award at the 2012 Planet Africa Awards on October 27 at Roy Thomson Hall, in Canada.
The 2012 edition of the prestigious Planet Africa Awards program is set to showcase leadership and excellence. Aimed at identifying role models especially for youth, it recognizes individual and organizational performance at the national and international levels. The mission of the awards program is to identify and recognize deserving individuals, organizations, businesses and agencies that make a profound difference in society and the lives of people of African heritage.
Since 2004, this has been achieved by honouring and celebrating their accomplishments at an annual awards ceremony in Toronto, Canada. The Planet Africa Awards are presented in categories which include: Leadership, Professional Excellence, Science and Technology, Community Development, Nelson Mandela Humanitarian Award, Media and Entertainment, African Renaissance, Rising Star, Enterprise, Sports Heritage, Academic Achievement, Marcus Garvey Memorial Award, Volunteer and Lifetime Achievement.
Majid Michel is expected to touch down in Houston, Texas, this week for the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) scheduled for October 20.