Deyda Hydara, Co-proprietor and Managing Editor of The Point newspaper will be
honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award for the year 2009 by the African
People's Intercontinental Awards (APIA).
Hydara, who was highly recommended for this Award will be honored alongside
other accomplished Africans at an event to be held at the prestigious WashingtonConvention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, WashingtonDC20001 on June
4, 2009 at .
aims and objectives of the African People's Intercontinental Awards is to
highlight and honor Africans and descendants of Africa around the world who have excelled
in their profession. We see it as an obligation to promote people with great
repute within our community", a news release from APIA stated.
added "Africa the New Frontier Showcase" is a
combination of events to celebrate Africans' achievements and recognize
Africans that are promoting the positive image of our people around the world.
This event is sponsored by ChatAfriK eWorld - the largest network of Internet
eGroups with over 50,000 combined subscribers worldwide".