Nollywood star Funke Akindele is the best actress (African collaboration) according to the organisers of the 2016 Ghana Movie Awards.
At the awards ceremony held at the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City, Accra on December 4, 2016, Akindele beat Mercy Johnson, Nse Ikpe-Etim and Ebube Nwagbo to win the award.
Akindele’s win came for her interpretation of her role, Bola, in AY Makun‘s record-breaking film, A Trip to Jamaica. Johnson and Nwagbo’s nominations came for their work in Troubled Heart and Anniversary respectively.
A Trip to Jamaica features Roberts Davies, Dan Davies, Paul Campbell, Rebecca Silvera, Chris Attoh, Nse Ikpe Etim, Patoranking, Cynthia Morgan and Ras Kimono.