three ghanaians awarded

Three winners for the first and second and third place. But do note carefully, there is not first place and therefore no first prize.

This is all about the Ghanaian William Burt Award for African writing. No first prize was handed out. Two people came second,m and one came in third place.

Read about this award here.

I tried to find out a bit more about this elusive William Burt. It seems he is a Canadian philanthropist. Anyone knows more about this William? 

Mrs Dzifa Abla Gomashie (left), Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts presenting the award to Dr Ruby Yayra Gokah.

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2 responses to “three ghanaians awarded

  1. William Burt is a retired banker and Canadian philanthropist. He seems to be quite low key, as a Canadian I was not aware of this organization or the awards. There is a link here: http://www.codecan.org/burt-award-africa

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