Ugandan comedian Anne Kansiime has won the prestigious Afroglobal Excellence Award for Entertainment.
The Ninja girl as she likes being called by her fan will be given the award at an event in Toronto, Canada.
Sources close to Kansiime say she was nominated by members of the public, and selected by a panel under the direction of Silvertrust Communications, the parent company of Afroglobal Television.
Since 2004, Planet Africa Awards program now the Afroglobal Excellence Awards has identified and recognized hard work, excellence and professionalism, which produce role models, especially for our young people.
Past recipients include Olympic Gold Medalist, Daniel Igali; entrepreneur and businessman, Nobel Prize Winner, Professor Wole Soyinka; former Chairman of Grace Kennedy, Douglas Orane; movie and television star, Isaiah Washington; Nuclear Scientist, Dr. Sylvester Osamusali; YWCA International President, Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro; Biotechnologist, Dr. Florence Wambugu and William H. Osborne, President & CEO of Ford Motor Company of Canada; Legendary Singer, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, among other highly accomplished individuals and organizations.