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Videos: ‘Untamed’ Samini holds Osu down with Saminifest 2018

Written by | December 28, 2018 | 0
Reggae and Dancehall artiste, Emmanuel Andrews Samini, popularly known as Samini, has cemented his place as one of Ghana’s finest musicians. He held his concert dubbed Saminifest on Boxing Day at the Osu Oxford Street which was also a concert launch for his new album ‘Untamed.’ Samini opened the stage with poetry about his career in the music scene in the country, delighting the thousands of fans gathered. Dressed in Ghanaian royal clothes, he stormed the stage with his hit song, ‘Where my baby dey,’ getting the already excited audience to sing along. Performing hit song after hit song, he took the crowd to a high point where the military personnel had to keep the crowd in check. Samini was later joined by KiDi to perform the song ‘Master Key’ on which he was featured. KiDi

Chiefs At Proposed Ahafo Region Says Creation Of The Region Will Bring Development

Written by | December 28, 2018 | 0
Desire by the indigenes of Ahafo to get a separate Ahafo Region from the current Brong-Ahafo Region did not imply a feud between the Ahafos and the Brongs but basically for the purpose of development. Nana Agyei Twum II, the Chief of Wamahinso and President of the Ahafo North Divisional Council, emphasised in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on Wednesday at Wamahinso in the Asutifi North District of Brong-Ahafo. He explained that fundamentally and essentially ‘the petition for the Ahafo Region is to ensure the rapid and holistic progress of the area and that can only be achieved if we get our fair share of the national cake’. Nana Twum stressed that ‘Ahafo is set for the region’ and affirmed that besides attending to any form of nature’s, the major

Wiyaala Reveals How She Lost Some Top Shows Due To Bad Press

Written by | December 11, 2018 | 0
Wiyaala Ghanaian Afro-pop artiste Wiyaala has revealed that she lost some international gigs a few times in the past. According to her, some negative publications about her caused her some gigs she was looking forward to play. Speaking at a master class for members of Arts & Tourism Writers Association of Ghana (ATWAG) on Thursday, December 6, 2018, she disclosed that international music fans read about what local media reports say about artistes before attending their concerts. She pleaded with the media to focus on the positive sides of stories about artistes than the negatives. “There’s so much about Wiyaala that the media can explore, apart from the ‘who are you dating’?” she said. At the master class, John Sherren, manager of Wiyaala, also stated that it is necessary

2018 S-Concert: Edem, Yaa Pono, Others Thrill Fans

Written by | December 11, 2018 | 0
Edem The crème de la crème of Ghana’s music industry took turns on stage to thrill their fans at the 2018 edition of S-Concert on Friday. The concert lived up to the billing with exciting performances from headline, supporting and upcoming artistes. Held at the La Trade Fair Centre, the performances were a testament to the quality of Ghanaian music and artistes. The likes of Stonebwoy, Nigeria’s Victor AD, Yaa Pono, Ras Kuuku, Praye, Kelvynbwoy, Fancy Gadam, Maccasio, Kofi Kinaata and Jupiter entertained the patrons at the event venue for a number of hours. Organised annually since 2014 by the EIB Network-owned Starr 103.5 FM, the concert is yet Ghana’s biggest celebration of its mainstream and budding artistes. It attracts tens of thousands of patrons every

Miss World 2018 Winner Is Mexico’s Vanessa Ponce De Leon

Written by | December 11, 2018 | 0
Miss World 2018 Vanessa Ponce de Leon,won the Miss World 2018, and she is the first Mexican queen to ever win the title. The 68th edition of the Miss World pageant was held in Sanya, China, on Saturday, December 8, 2018. Vanessa beat 117 other queens from around the world, including Ghana’s Nana Ama Benson, who was crowned Miss Ghana 2018 in Accra on Saturday, September 29, 2018, to emerge winner. Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon, 26, has a degree in International Business, volunteers for ‘Migrantes en el Camino’ and is on the board of directors of a rehab centre for girls, according to the Miss World website. The colourful Miss World ceremony included US group Sister Sledge performing their 1979 disco anthem ‘We Are Family’. The first runner-up was Thailand’s

Cultural Music Festival Salted For Jan. 3

Written by | December 11, 2018 | 0
Accra, La Boma Beach Resort will be the venue for the ‘Cultural Music Festival’ slated to take place on Thursday, January 3, 2019 with a variety of performances that range from music, dance, poetry and art exhibitions. A number of music groups and musicians have been invited to participate in the annual event which is expected to attract hundreds of music producers, artiste managers, tourists, music stakeholders within the creative industry and journalists from around the continent. The festival is expected to, among other things, bring a new level of social of social entertainment to the capital of Ghana while edging itself as one of the leading events in Africa. Astute panelists for the festivals are expected from USA, Canada, UK, Nigeria and the host country, Ghana. The

Moesha Boduong Is Damn Rich, See Her Latest Acquisition

Written by | December 11, 2018 | 0
Social Media slay queen and socialite Moesha Boduong has flaunted her curviness, ride, wardrobe and luxurious travels in the past. Now the hottie social media slayer has flaunted yet another of her valuables, and this time, it’s a landed property. In the latest post of Moesha, she poses in front of an uncomplete building spreading her arms in the air right before the facility. The caption that came with the photo read, “Grateful…God is good… Adjiringano landlady.” Moesha has been lambasted over the years for being popular for doing absolutely nothing except flaunting her curves on social media. She also came under serious attack for stating in her interview with American news giant, CNN, that Ghana’s economy is so bad women like herself have had to date married men to take care

Two Professors Honoured For Their Contributions To Agriculture

Written by | December 11, 2018 | 0
Former Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast Professor Domwin Dabire Kuupole and a Clinical Microbiologist and a Lecturer at the University for Development Studies, Professor Juventus Benongle Ziem, have been honored by the Nandom District Assembly and the Nandom District Directorate of Agriculture, for their immense contribution to Agriculture in the Nandom District of the Upper West Region on the occasion of the 34th Farmers Day Celebration. They were both presented with a goods carrier tricycle each, Knapsack sprayers and other assorted farming implements. The two Fellows in academia have defied the erroneous impression that farming is the prerogative of illiterates and rural dwellers, by venturing into Commercial Farming in the Nandom District of the Upper West Region. Professor

CCC Pastor Advises Ghanaians To Have Faith, But Work Hard

Written by | December 11, 2018 | 0
Senior Pastor of the Calvary Charismatic Center, Atasomanso branch Pastor Sammy Aduama has challenged Ghanaians to add serious prayers to hard work in order to sail through the difficult times they find themselves in. According to Pastor Aduama, it is in difficult times that prayer of faith is needed for God to intervene and compliment the efforts of believers with miraculous breakthroughs. Speaking to this reporter to herald the church’s upcoming five day Revival, the CCC pastor noted that ‘this is the time we need to reignite our faith and hope against hopes as we put our hands to work, only then, will God intervene in our difficult situations’. The Revival begins from December 10 to 17th, 2018 under the theme ‘Daring Faith for Greater Works’. This is the first time in 2018, that

United Nations Secretary-General Appoints Hanna Serwaa Tetteh of Ghana as Special Representative to the African Union and Head of the United Nations Office to the African Union

Written by | December 11, 2018 | 0
Hanna Serwaa Tetteh United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Hanna Serwaa Tetteh of Ghana as his Special Representative to the African Union and Head of the United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU). She succeeds Sahle-Work Zewde of Ethiopia to whom the Secretary-General reiterates his deep gratitude and appreciation for her dedicated service to the Organization. Ms. Tetteh brings to this position decades of progressively responsible experience at the national, regional and international levels, including well-honed skills in building consensus among stakeholders and knowledge of the Organization, in order to strengthen the partnership between the United Nations and the African Union in the area of peace and security. Currently the Director-General