#BigJulyGetAway participants arrive in Mauritius [Photos]


Patrons of the maiden edition of Citi FM‘s holiday trip to Mauritius and South Africa, dubbed the ‘BigJulyGetAway’, have arrived in Mauritius to begin a 4-day exciting tour experience. The 40 participants set off from Accra on Sunday, July 23, 2017. They landed at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, before transiting to Mauritius. While in Mauritius, they ...

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e.TV Ghana introduces new programming


Viewers of e.TV Ghana should brace themselves to be treated with new exciting programming, with the icing on the cake being a new delightful music show, ZEEX music, which shows on Saturdays from 4pm – 5pm. These changes are aimed at not only furnishing viewers with the best products which will thrill, educate and entertain them, but also change the ...

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90 hospitalized during Chance the Rapper concert


More than 90 people were hospitalized in Connecticut during a concert headlined by musician Chance the Rapper, authorities said. Hartford Police officers made 50 underage drinking “referrals” at the event Friday night, Deputy Chief Brian Foley tweeted. He described it as a “busy night, saying most patients were underage concertgoers who suffered severe alcohol intoxication. “Additional steps will have to be taken ...

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#BigJulyGetAway: Participants set off for Port Louis, Joburg today

Big July Getaway

Ghana’s refreshing lifestyle dial and tourism-inclined radio station, Citi FM, will today, July 23 set off, with some of its discerning listeners, for Mauritius and Johannesburg on a tour of the two countries. Dubbed the #BigJulyGetAway, the trip is a leisure travel experience to Port Louis and Johannesburg in Mauritius, and South Africa respectively, and will end on 30th July 2017. ...

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John Heard: Home Alone actor dies aged 71


The actor John Heard, best known for his role in the Home Alone films, has died at the age of 71. Heard was found dead on Friday in his hotel room in Palo Alto, California, according to celebrity news website TMZ. The Santa Clara medical examiner’s office confirmed the death. The cause is unknown. Heard had reportedly been staying at ...

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Justin Bieber banned from China for ‘bad behaviour’

Justin Bieber

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has been banned from performing in China, according to Beijing’s Culture Bureau. In a statement, the ministry said it was not appropriate to allow in entertainers who have engaged in “bad behaviour.” “Justin Bieber is a gifted singer, but he is also a controversial young foreign singer,” it added. The statement was issued in response ...

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Madame Tussauds Beyonce waxwork ‘removed’ after complaints


It looks like Madame Tussauds has bowed to social media pressure and removed its latest Beyonce waxwork. The model in New York got members of the Beyhive around the world talking. Some said the waxwork doesn’t resemble the 35-year-old singer and questioned who commissioned it. Others accused the museum of whitewashing Beyonce’s image. Now, the New York Times is reporting ...

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Highlife legend Paapa Yankson passes on


Celebrated highlife artiste, Paapa Yankson has passed away. Confirming his death to Citi News, Paapa Yankson’s eldest son, Silas Yankson said his father died at 9am on Friday, July 21, 2017 in the presence of his wife at home. “Just this morning at exactly 9am am my mum called me and told me he had passed on. He died in the ...

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Star Wars Monopoly finally includes Rey in the US


Rey has finally been included in Star Wars Monopoly sets in the US, nearly two years after the game was first released. It originally only came with four male characters and no females. The campaign to get Rey included started in 2015, when an eight-year-old girl wrote an open letter to the company behind it. But despite Hasbro agreeing to ...

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We don’t owe Chief Moomen anything – GH@60 Chairman

Chairman of Ghan @60 Committee, Ken Amankwah

It seems embattled playwright and poet, Chief Moomen will not receive any pesewa from the Ghana@60 Committee after he received GH100, 000 prior organizing his Wogbe Jeke concert during Ghana’s diamond celebration in March 2017. Speaking on Eyewitness News on Thursday, Chairman of the Committee, Ken Amankwah said Mr. Moomen was even lucky to have received half payment for the ...

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