US comedian and activist Dick Gregory dies aged 84


US comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory has died at the age of 84, his family has announced. Gregory died at hospital in Washington DC after being admitted with an undisclosed illness. The family shared the news of their “enormous sadness” in a post on social media on Saturday. From the 1960s Gregory mocked racism in his stand-up routines. ...

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Sarkodie’s ‘Highest’ album out on September 8


Music lovers will on September 8, 2017, listen to what can be called Sarkodie’s best music compositions in his music career, on his latest album, ‘Highest.’ ‘Highest’ is a collection of 15 brand new songs, 3 interludes and a bonus track, making 19 tracks in total. It is an incredible collection of solid Hip-Hop and Afro-Beats cuts that are set ...

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Artists storm Chale Wote Street Art Festival [Photos]


Artists in painting, sculpture, photography, film, fashion, mixed media, comedy, culinary arts, music, and dance are displaying their artistry at this year’s Chale Wote Street Art Festival. The 7th annual Chale Wote Street Art Festival starts which started 14th August 2017 in Accra has reached its climax as over 200 Ghana-based and international artists exhibit their works in James Town and ...

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Sir Bruce Forsyth: TV legend dies aged 89


Sir Bruce Forsyth, the veteran entertainer and presenter of many successful TV shows, has died aged 89. The former Strictly Come Dancing host had been unwell for some time and was in hospital earlier this year after a severe chest infection. His long career in showbusiness began when he was aged just 14. He became Britain’s best-paid TV star, famous ...

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Ghanaian and Ethiopian duo, Blackbusters take over Asia


African music has seen a rebirth in the last decade that has opened it up on the world stage like never before. Exploring that growth even further is the China-based duo, Blackbusters comprising MC Rhymes-Apple and DJ St3v3. Rhymes-Apple originally hails from Ghana while DJ St3v3, also known as Estifanos comes from Ethiopia. Blackbusters first gained popularity in the middle ...

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…and Becca wept


Ghanaian music diva Rebecca Acheampong known in showbiz as Becca could not hold back her tears when she recounted her music journey to the media at her album launch yesterday. During the press launch of her latest album at the Zylofon Media office at East Legon in Accra, she spoke about what she has gone through in her 10 years ...

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First Lady pledges support for Black Star International Film Festival


The First Lady of the Republic of Ghana, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has expressed her willingness to support the Black Star International Film Festival (BSIFF). When the Founding President of BSIFF, Juliet Asante paid a courtesy call on Mrs. Akufo-Addo on Wednesday 16th August, 2017, she said she was ready to lend help to the festival anytime she would be called upon. ...

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Game of Thrones struck by fresh leak


Game of Thrones’s next episode has been pirated and shared online in the latest leak to hit the fantasy TV series. However, this time, the source of the leak was not hackers or thieves, but rather the show being mistakenly released on to its broadcaster’s streaming platform too early. The episode, titled Death is the Enemy, has since been withdrawn, ...

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Tom Cruise injury halts Mission: Impossible 6 filming


The film studio behind the Mission: Impossible series has confirmed that production of its latest instalment has been halted after actor Tom Cruise broke his ankle during a stunt. But Paramount Pictures insisted that Mission: Impossible 6 remained on schedule to open in July next year. Cruise was hurt while filming a jump between two high-rise buildings in London at ...

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Daniel Craig is back as Bond: How did fans react?


Daniel Craig will be reprising his role as James Bond one more time. “I just want to go out on a high note. I can’t wait,” he said on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Tuesday. Although some people on social media weren’t too thrilled about the news, a lot of fans are excited about the actor’s return. One Twitter user ...

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