Mo Farah, Amma Asante Receive Orders of The British Empire
Somali track star, Mo Farah was knighted by The Queen, while Ghanaian director Amma Asante received an MBE.
These African stars have been recognized by the Queen of England for their incredible contributions.
British-Somali star athlete and four-time Olympic gold medal winner, Mo Farah, was knighted on Tuesday, and recognized by Queen Elizabeth II for being the most successful track star in British history.
The athlete changed his Twitter name to "Sir Mo Farah" not shortly after.
Check out some footage of the track star after receiving his award below:
The British four-time Olympic champion #MOFARAH has received his knighthood from the Queen at #BuckinghamPalace. He… https://t.co/tmzPMuzmuO— Abdisalam Aato (@Abdisalam Aato)1510686912.0
Wow!!!!! #london #sirmo https://t.co/AdFp8wY7H9— Sir Mo Farah (@Sir Mo Farah)1510687193.0
Ghanaian screenwriter and director, Amma Asante, received an MBE from Prince Charles this morning, for her contribution to film.
The moment! Receiving my MBE from Prince Charles this morning at Buckingham Palace! #QueensBirthdayhonours2017 https://t.co/kVo2tObt2O— Amma Asante (@Amma Asante)1510861987.0
Earlier this month, Nigerian clothing designer, Ade Hassan, who created the Nubian Skin underwear line for black and brown women, received an MBE from The Queen for her success in the field of fashion.
Congrats to all these deserving talents!