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Chris Black wins Best African Events Organiser in Germany at AFRONEWS – Ortel Mobile African Community in Germany Awards 2022

Chris Black

African Community Awards: African Community in Germany Awards 2022 Christopher Mendy wins Best African Events Organiser in Germany Award at the AFRONEWS – Ortel Mobile African Community in Germany Awards 2022.

Who is Chris Black?

Christopher Mendy alias Chris Black is the Best African Events Organiser 2022.

He is an unperturbed, gleaming and reverential young man, whose creativity commands nothing other than knowledge and esteem.

Born and raised in the Gambia, Chris Black gained international recognition as the founder of GMB Promotions. Some of the big stars he organised for shows include Jamaican Everton Blender, Alex Marley, Eric Smith and Sizla. He works with DJ’s and promoters and continues breaking outstanding records in promoting African music both in Germany and in the Gambia.

Chris Black also initiated the Beauty and Talent program called The Two Sides of Beauty, an annual event which promotes artistes and young people.

He is an industrious, affable and dynamic Gambian International Booking Agent and Songwriter. He is also the manager to famous artistes such as Musa Fila Jobarteh and Dr Olugander.

He has been organising International Business Entertainment Training Workshops. Chris Black has trained and sponsored dozens of Gambian musicians, dancers, public speakers, instrument players, DJs and actors/actresses.

He is the promoter who for the first time brought the performance of the Morgan Heritage, twice to the Gambia. Chris Black has dedicated his life to improving the lives of others and he finds this a very appealing call.

More on Chris Black

Christopher Mendy alias Chris Black was born on 24th July 1992 at the Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital in Banjul, and he was raised at Brikama, Kombo Central District, West Coast Region (WCR) -The Gambia.

He attended St Therese’s Lower and Upper Basic School from 1998-2004 and Ndowâs Comprehensive Senior Secondary School from 2010 to 2013. He then proceeded to study Mass Media at the West African Shattered College from 2013-2014.

He trained as an Entrepreneur at Yep Africa and attended music programs and workshops with the Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) as a Senior Promoter while in high school. He was seen as the most outstanding student of his time in business management and the creative industry, having empowered Gambian artistes and set the stage for Gambian music promotions as the CEO of GMB Promotions.

Africans who excelled in different fields in Germany were recognised and celebrated at the AFRONEWS – Ortel Mobile African Community in Germany Awards Gala Night in Eschborn on 22nd October 2022.


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Organised by the, the newspaper for Africans in Germany, the African Community in Germany Awards celebrate and recognise outstanding achievements of Africans in different fields in Germany. They are a way of appreciating and encouraging Africans who have excelled in different fields and are making a positive contribution to the German society.

The African Community in Germany Awards Gala Night 2022

All winners were announced and recognised at the African Community in Germany Awards Gala Night to be held on 22nd October 2022 at 17:00 at Bürgerzentrum Niederhöchstadt, Montgeronplatz 1, 65760 Eschborn.

A special thanks to the Sponsors of African Community in Germany Awards 2022

Ortel Mobile, Germany’s leading prepaid sim cards provider for people with a migration background, was the major sponsor of the African Community in Germany Awards 2022.

The Awards were also sponsored by Taptap Send, an easy-to-use smartphone app that lets you send money to family and friends with just a few taps and a debit card, and Ria Money Transfer, a subsidiary of Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: EEFT), a global leader in the money transfer industry.

Start.Up Lounge Africa, a management consulting firm connecting and promoting businesses in Africa and Europe were also a part of the sponsors to this amazing event.