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Obaapa Christy ordained as pastor in US

Ghanaian gospel musician Obaapa Christy has been ordained as a reverend minister at a church in the United States of America. The ordination took place on 17th December, 2017 at Divine Prayer Line at Sprinfield, Virginia – USA by Bishop Dr. Adonteng Boateng. She had left for the United States of America for a three-day convention at the church when the ordination ...

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Justin Timberlake gets ‘personal’ in first album in five years

Pop superstar Justin Timberlake on Tuesday announced his first album in nearly five years, promising more “personal” songwriting inspired by his home and family. The 36-year-old singer and actor said that “Man in the Woods,” his fifth solo studio album, will come out on February 2 — two days before he headlines entertainment during the Super Bowl, generally the most ...

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New Game of Thrones stamp set unveiled

Game of Thrones characters will feature on a new series of stamps, Royal Mail has announced. The collection of 15 first-class stamps aims to highlight British contributions to the hit fantasy TV programme, based on the books by George R R Martin. The US show has largely been filmed in Northern Ireland with a predominantly British and Irish cast. Daenerys ...

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Content tax better than TV Licence Fee – Entertainment Analyst

Entertainment analyst and leading team member of Uncle Ebo Whyte’s Roverman Productions, Kwaku Osei Korankye Asiedu, has mooted an idea he says will serve Ghanaians better than the TV Licence Fee. In an interview with Citi Showbiz, Kwaku Asiedu intimated that the TV Licence Fee was not going to help Ghanaians and creative artistes for that matter. He has therefore suggested ...

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Amakye Dede installed as ‘chief’ at Agogo

Highlife legend Amakye Dede has been installed ‘chief’ by the Omanhene of Asante Akyem Agogo, Nana Kwame Akuoko Sarpong. The Paramount Chief conferred an honorary chieftaincy title on him at a colorful ceremony held at Agogo on 1st January 2018, ghanaguardian.com reports. The stool name given Amakye Dede is Barima Okyeredom Amakye Dede I. Explaining the title ‘Okyeredom,’ Nana Akuoku ...

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Women launch campaign to fight sexual harassment

More than 300 actresses, writers and directors have launched a project to help fight sexual harassment in the film industry and other workplaces. The initiative, which is called Time’s Up, was announced via a full-page advert printed in the New York Times. The Hollywood project is described as a “unified call for change from women in entertainment for women everywhere”. ...

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Citi FM staff, listeners boogie the night away at #StrictlyComeDancing

Listeners and staff of Citi FM kicked off the year in style at last night’s [Monday] Strictly Come Dancing event at the Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites Alisa in Accra. Patrons boogied the night away to a mix of classic and contemporary dance music. The party, which began around 8 pm saw hundreds of people on the dancefloor shuffling their ...

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Snoop Dogg to record gospel album

Snoop Dogg wants to record gospel music. The 46-year-old star has already covered the genres rap, hip-hop, and reggae and is planning to try something new in 2018. He told Billboard: “I have always wanted to try Gospel. This may surprise some people but all I gotta say is get ready for some good for your soul music in 2018! ...

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Citi FM hosts ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ jam tonight

Citi FM will kick off the new year in style with the second edition of its music and dance event dubbed “Strictly Come Dancing” at the Swiss Spirit Hotel in Accra later tonight, January 1, 2018. The programme purposely created for patrons to dance their hearts out after successfully crossing over from 2017 into 2018 is strictly by invitation. Attendees will be ...

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5th MUSIGA Grand Ball held at Banquet Hall

The Musicians’ Union of Ghana (MUSIGA)’s held its annual grand ball came at the State Banquet Hall in Accra yesterday. The programme which has over the years been held to raise funds for the Ageing Musicians’ Welfare Fund had in attendance President Akufo Addo, Kennedy Agyapong, former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, among other important personalities. Speaking at the ...

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