Gregor Fränzel – the CEO of Ortel Mobile was delighted to attend the AFRONEWS – Ortel Mobile African Community in Germany Awards Gala Night 2022. The CEO shared some beautiful heartfelt wishes, thoughts and ideas.
The Red Carpet Gala Night Awards ceremony was held in Eschborn on 22nd October 2022.
Fifteen awards were presented to Africans who have excelled in different fields in Germany during the Awards Gala Night in the presence of so many Excellencies, eminent business and community leaders. ( we wrote about them HERE)
The event was graced by many Excellencies, eminent business and community leaders. Some of the dignitaries who graced the event included: Ms Bärbel Grade – the First Councillor of Eschborn, Mr Allison O. Valentine – First Secretary (Information, Culture and Education) – Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to Germany, Mr Prince Makurudze – Minister Counsellor, Embassy of the Republic of Zimbabwe to Germany, Mrs Melanie Nolte – Vice President of the Frankfurt Chamber of Industries and Commerce, Mr Dimitrios Tsakiroglou – Ria Money Transfer Retail Manager, Germany, and Mr Kofi Adu Frimpong – Taptap Send Growth Launcher.
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 company was also the sole sponsor of the first edition of the African Community in Germany Awards in 2021.
Addressing the guests at the Awards Gala Night, Mr Fränzel said: “It is a pleasure to be here again. Last year we had the delight to participate in this great event for the first time and thus got to know a lively and diverse culture. Without thinking about it for a second we already decided last year to be here with you again and celebrate – Celebrate outstanding achievements for the African community in Germany. Celebrate the success in promoting the African culture in Germany. Celebrate life.”
Mr Stephen Ogongo, who is the editor of Afronews.de, founded the African Community in Germany Awards in 2021 to celebrate and recognise outstanding achievements of Africans in different fields in Germany. The Awards appreciate and encourage Africans who have excelled in different fields and are making a positive contribution to the German society.
They also recognise the good work done by African organisations/associations and businesses to promote a positive image of Africa and Africans, facilitate integration of Africans in Germany, promote business opportunities and international cooperation between Germany and African countries.
Mr Fränzel promised that his company, Ortel Mobile will “always try to help all the different cultures to get along in Germany, to make the best of their stay and last but not least feel home in Germany, too.”
He added: “That is why we feel so related to AfroNews. We see it as an exciting, powerful and understanding partnership at eye level.”
The Ortel Mobile CEO urged all to “keep up the good work so that the world becomes a better place for all of us.”
The winners of the AFRONEWS – Ortel Mobile African Community in Germany Awards 2022:
• The Best African Business/Entrepreneur in Germany 2022: Kumbirai Chipadza
• The Best African Radio Station in Germany 2022: Radio R FM
• The Best African Author in Germany 2022: Diana Mac Omolo
• The Best African Gastronomy – Restaurant/Caterer in Germany 2022: Mary Ikhuoria
• The Best African Fashion Designer in Europe 2022: Roselyne Ogonya
• The Best African Events Organiser in Germany 2022: Christopher Mendy (Chris Black)
• The Best African Actor in Germany 2022: Prince Ogugua Igwe
• The Best African TV Personality in Germany 2022: Nyima Jadama
• The Best African Association in Germany 2022: Kultur und Evangelium Musik Expo e.V.
• The Best African Teacher/Coach in Germany 2022: Evelyne Waithira Mueller
• Best African Musician/Band in Germany 2022: Joy Wendo
• The Best African Beauty & Hair Salon in Germany 2022: Joyce Avoka
• The Best African DJ in Germany 2022: Babajide Moibi (DJ Freegah)
• Lifetime Achievement Award 2022: Elizabeth Horlemann
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. Ortel Mobile not only sponsored the first African community in Germany Awards last year in 2021, but also this year’s and we hope to continue proving that AFRONEWS is a worthwhile partner.