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Celebrated Ghanaian poet,  Professor Kofi Awoonor who lost his life in the Kenyan Mall attacks, and Nelson Mandela were honoured at the Ovation Carol & Awards held in Accra on Saturday Night. The CEO of Ovation International Magazine, Chief Dele Momodu described the late professor as a true son of Africa, adding that he read several books from the literary icon. Afetsi Awoonor, son of Professor Awoonor received an Ovation Red Carol Award on behalf of the family and a cheque of ghc10,ooo was also presented to endow the fund for Kofi Awooner Poetry Competition organized by the School of performing arts, University of Ghana, Legon. The presentation was made by former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings. To remember his contributions to the arts in Africa, there was a dance performance by the Noyam Dance Company and a poetry performance by Chief Munin,

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